Gaelic Poetry

Some articles on poetry, gaelic:

British Literature - 20th Century - Late Modernism: 1946-2000 - Poetry After World War Two
... James Fenton's poetry, at times lively, contented, wistful, is written in contemporary Ulster Scots ... As part of the Scottish Gaelic Renaissance, Sorley MacLean's (1911–96) work in Scottish Gaelic in the 1930s gave new value to modern literature in that language ... However, while "most of his most important poetry had been written in the 1930s and 1940s, almost none of it was widely available" until the publication of Reothairt is Contraight/Spr ...
Derick Thomson - Life
... Bayble (Pabail Uarach), in Lewis, the same place that produced two other Gaelic writers of note Iain Crichton Smith and Anne Frater ... He was Chairman of the Gaelic Books Council 1968-91 President Scottish Gaelic Texts Society former member of Scottish Arts Council and was the first recipient of the Ossian Prize in 1974 ... Professor Thomson was Chairman of the SNP's Gaelic Committee in the Seventies ...
Scottish Gaelic Literature - 20th Century
... Since about 1900, plays have been written and performed in Scottish Gaelic ... The first novel in Scottish Gaelic was John MacCormick's Dùn-Àluinn, no an t-Oighre 'na Dhìobarach, which was serialised in the People's Journal in 1910, before publication in book form in 1912 ... The publication of a second Scottish Gaelic novel, An t-Ogha Mòr by Angus Robertson, followed within a year ...

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