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The History Of Scottish Poetry

David Irving

The History of Scottish Poetry by David Irving is a comprehensive exploration of the rich and varied tradition of Scottish poetry from its origins to the present day. The book provides an in-depth analysis of the major poets and movements that have shaped Scottish poetry over the centuries, including the medieval makars, the Renaissance poets, the Romantic poets, and the modernists.Irving examines the cultural, social, and political contexts that have influenced Scottish poetry, from the medieval courtly tradition to the Scottish Enlightenment and beyond. He explores the themes and motifs that have preoccupied Scottish poets, including nature, love, war, politics, and identity.The book also includes detailed biographical information on the major poets, as well as critical assessments of their work. Irving draws on a wide range of sources, including historical documents, literary criticism, and interviews with contemporary poets, to provide a comprehensive and insightful overview of Scottish poetry.Overall, The History of Scottish Poetry is an essential resource for anyone interested in the rich and diverse tradition of Scottish poetry, and a valuable contribution to the study of Scottish literature and culture.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: May 26th, 2006
  • Pages: 660
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 1.46in - 2.10lb
  • EAN: 9781428611092
  • Categories: European - English, Irish, Scottish, WelshEurope - Great Britain - GeneralMedieval