The Poems of Norman MacCaig

Norman MacCaig

By the time of his death in January 1996, Norman MacCaig was known widely as the grand old man of Scottish poetry, honoured by an OBE and the Queen's Medal for Poetry. This book features 778 poems.
Date Published :
January 2010
Publisher :
Birlinn
Editor :
Ewen McCaig
Format Available    QuantityPrice
Paperback
ISBN : 9781846971365
Pages : 532
Dimensions : 9.25 X 6.1 inches
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Overview
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By the time of his death in January 1996, Norman MacCaig was known widely as the grand old man of Scottish poetry, honoured by an OBE and the Queen's Medal for Poetry. This book is the third edition of "MacCaig's Collected Poems" and is edited by his son Ewen. With 778 poems, 100 of them previously unpublished, this is a remarkable collection.

About The Author
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Norman MacCaig was born in Edinburgh in 1910. His formal education was firmly rooted in the Edinburgh soil: he attended the Royal High School, Edinburgh University and then trained to be a teacher at Moray House. Having spent years educating young children he later taught Creative Writing, first at Edinburgh University, then at the University of Stirling. He died in 1996.

Norman Maccaig Was Born In Edinburgh In 1910. His Formal Education Was Firmly Rooted In The Edinburgh Soil: He Attended The Royal High School, Edinburgh University And Then Trained To Be A Teacher At Moray House. Having Spent Years Educating Young Children He Later Taught Creative Writing, First At Edinburgh University, Then At The University Of Stirling. He Died In 1996.

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Magisterial

- The Herald

A wonderful book which will give years of pleasure.

- Douglas Dunn

An ongoing education in the marvellous possibilities of lyric poetry

- Seamus Heaney

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