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The Poems of Norman MacCaig

The Poems of Norman MacCaig

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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 With 778 poems, 100 of them previously unpublished, this is a remarkable collection.

Fiction & PoetryPoetryPoetry by individual poets Publisher: Birlinn General Publication Date: 30/10/2009 ISBN-13: 9781846971365  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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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.

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One of our greatest and most influential Scottish poets now has this collected edition of his works which will give readers years of pleasure.

Alexander McCall Smith - 28/07/2011

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