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By Attila Dsa, Attila Dosa

ISBN-10: 9042027878

ISBN-13: 9789042027879

In past identification, 13 of Scotland's top identified poets replicate upon the theoretical, functional and political concerns desirous about the act of writing. They provide a special advisor to modern Scottish poetry, discussing a number matters that come with nationhood, schooling, language, faith, panorama, translation and id. John Burnside, Robert Crawford, Douglas Dunn, Kathleen Jamie, Edwin Morgan, Kenneth White and others, including such famous experimentalists as Frank Kuppner, Tom Leonard and Richard cost, discover questions about the connection among social, fiscal and ecological realities and their poetic transformation. those interviews are set in the altered political context that from the re-establishment of a Scottish Parliament in 1999 and the opportunity of a renewed engagement with wider ecu tradition. Attila D?sa is Senior Lecturer on the division of English on the college of Miskolc, in northern Hungary.

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To get that, you may have to make certain metrical changes, though it can be done in such a way that it may still be not too far from the original. A language which is strongly 48 Edwin Morgan stress-based as English is, or German or Russian (as opposed to, say, French or Hungarian), can do things which are not the same as what you find in the other languages, but can come quite close to it. Your ear tells you that you don’t have to have a luxuriously thumping rhythm as you might have in an English poem when you’re doing some Hungarian poem.

MacGillivray and Gifford have suggested that science fiction has a “symbolic significance”1 in 1 See Gifford, Douglas et al (eds). 2002. Scottish Literature. Edinburgh: EUP. 775. 36 Edwin Morgan Morgan’s poetry that is similar to Edwin Muir’s use of Christian mythology. However, while the nuclear holocaust, for instance, does appear as a background in some of Morgan’s poems, the prospect of large-scale self-extinction rarely features as a distinct reality that might threaten us, as in Muir. Morgan’s work is a summing up of a variety of strands in Scottish culture and at the same time is eagerly forward-looking.

You will find some slogans in Scotland which say so: slogans like “Scotland in Europe”. It’s true that we’re almost [laughs] in Europe, being a part of an island Our Man in Glasgow 41 group. But it’s only part of the picture. I like it and I use it, I’ve been to most countries in Europe, I’m interested in all the languages, but there is also something else. I think especially people on the west coast of Scotland, like myself in Glasgow (not so much in Edinburgh or Aberdeen), we look west: to America – to the Americas in fact – and that to me is also very important.

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