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Hugh MacDiarmid

Hugh MacDiarmid is the pen name of Christopher Murray Grieve (11 August 1892, Langholm – 9 September 1978, Edinburgh), a significant Scottish poet of the 20th century. He was instrumental in creating a Scottish version of modernism and was a leading light in the Scottish Renaissance of the 20th century. Unusually for a first generation modernist, he was a communist; unusually for a communist, however, he was a committed Scottish nationalist. He wrote both in English and in literary Scots (often referred to as Lallans).

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Hugh MacDiarmid - Portrait in National Portrait Gallery Primary Collection
... Hugh MacDiarmid sat for sculptor Alan Thornhill and a bronze was acquired by the National Portrait Gallery ... of the artist The correspondence file relating to the MacDiarmid bust is held in the archive of the Henry Moore Foundation's Henry Moore Institute in Leeds ...
Scottish Renaissance - Beginnings
... and in a 1922 book review by Christopher Murray Grieve ("Hugh MacDiarmid") for the Scottish Chapbook that predicted a "Scottish Renascence as swift and irresistible as was ... Grieve (having not yet adopted his nom de plume of Hugh MacDiarmid) began publishing a series of three short anthologies entitled Northern Numbers Being ... annus mirabilis of Modernism, 1922), established Grieve/MacDiarmid as the father and central figure of the burgeoning Scottish Renaissance movement that he had prophesied ...
Duncan Glen - Bibliography
1974 Apprentice angel / Hugh MacDiarmid ... with an introduction by Duncan Glen with a preface by Hugh MacDiarmid 1974 Bonnie fechter Alexander Scott 1920-1989. 1976 Forward from Hugh MacDiarmid, or, Mostly out of Scotland being fifteen years of Duncan Glen, Akros Publications 1962-1977 by Duncan Glen with a check-list of publications, August 1962-August 1977 ...

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    I shall go among red faces and virile voices,
    See stylish sheep, with fine heads and well-wooled,
    And great bulls mellow to the touch,
    Hugh MacDiarmid (1892–1978)

    Auden, MacNeice, Day Lewis, I have read them all,
    Hoping against hope to hear the authentic call . . .
    And know the explanation I must pass is this
    MYou cannot light a match on a crumbling wall.
    —Hugh MacDiarmid (1892–1978)