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A Drunk Man Looks at a Thistle (Association for Scottish Literary Studies, Vol 17)

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Published by Scottish Academic Pr .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Literary Criticism

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7776965M
ISBN 100707304253
ISBN 109780707304250

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A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle. by Hugh MacDiarmid. Reason ser's nae end but pleasure, Truth's no' an end but a means To a wider knowledge o' life And a keener interest in't. We wha are poets and artists Move frae inklin' to inklin', And live for oor antrin lichtnin's. Unlock This Study Guide Now. Start your hour free trial to unlock this A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle study guide and get instant access to the following. Summary; You'll also get access to. The thistle's to earth as the man In the mune's to the mune, puir chap. The haill warld's barkin' and fleein', And this is its echo and aiker, A soond that arrears in my lug Herrin'-banein' back to its maker, A swaw like a flaw in a jewel Or nadryu jaloused in a man, Or Creation unbiggit again To the draucht wi' which it began. Contains the long poem by the author "A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle", which was originally published in ; along with two appendices, one by Macdiarmid and the other by David Daiches, and a glossary of the less well-known Scots words used in the poem. pp. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Seller Inventory #

  MacDiarmid was an ardent believer in socialism, later communism, and he was a founding member of the Scottish National Party in His increasing literary reputation abroad allowed him to travel abroad in later years, including USSR and China. A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle was MacDiarmid's second poetry collection, published in   About the Book Kenneth Buthlay's edition of "A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle" is widely considered to be the best edition of all and provides extensive commentary and notes, taking the reader through MacDiarmid's complex and often opaque use of language. Sangschaw and A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle Sangschaw What interests me about Sangschav (among many other things) is that it was very well received by the supposedly primitive and often maligned Scottish Press. G. R. Malloch writing in the Scotsman of 16th November, , says: 'Not only is the 'Watergaw' rx)etry but pœtry of a very high order. A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle: : Hugh MacDiarmid, Kenneth Buthlay: Libros en idiomas extranjerosReviews: 3.