6 edition of Scottish Eccentrics (Macdiarmid 2000 S.) found in the catalog.
August 19, 1993
by Carcanet Press Ltd.
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||220|
MacDiarmid concluded Scottish Eccentrics with an epilogue titled "The Caledonian Antisyzygy." The Caledonian antisyzygy was a concept MacDiarmid borrowed from his contemporary, the Scottish author Gregory Smith, to describe the inherent contradictions or opposing forces in the Scottish psyche which he felt contributed to its dynamicism or genius. Christopher Murray Grieve (11 August – 9 September ), best known by his pen name Hugh MacDiarmid (/ m ə k ˈ d ɜːr m ɪ d /), was a Scottish poet, journalist, essayist and political is considered one of the principal forces behind the Scottish Renaissance and has had a lasting impact on Scottish culture and politics.. Grieve's earliest work, including Annals of the Five.
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Scottish Eccentrics on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Scottish Eccentrics By Hugh MacDiarmid. The distinguished Scottish poet and literary critic who writes this book recalls how Bernard Shaw in On The Rocks ironically declares that the massacres after the Battle of Culloden were not "murder" but simply "liquidation," since the slain Scots in question were "incompatible with British civilization.".
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Subjects: Eccentrics and eccentricities -- Scotland -- Biography. Eccentrics and eccentricities. Scotland.
More like this: Similar Items. First published in"Scottish Eccentrics" was reprinted in in a limited edition which quickly went out of print. This new edition includes the introductory note by Norman MacCaig from the edition and a new afterword by Alan Riach, setting the work in its Edition: New Edition.
Hugh MacDiarmid's biographies of the eccentric, impulsive Scottish genius is one of his most enthralling prose works. Macdiarmid's study of both famous and forgotten eccentrics becomes a study of individualism and national identity.
He focuses on ten characters from the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth centuries; shorter sketches of otehr individuals are also included.
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As I recently discovered when writing my new book Great British Eccentrics, however, the phenomenon of Scottish eccentricity is hardly a new one.
DR WILLIAM LAUDER LINDSAY Perhaps the strangest Scottish eccentric was the Victorian psychiatrist Dr William Lauder Lindsay (). Born in Edinburgh inat some point during his career.
MacDiarmid’s Scottish Eccentrics (1 93 6) is a book-length. exemplification of the Caledonian antisyzygy. Here he. contends that the dualistic identity of ‘almost every distin. Scottish Eccentrics I've been eagerly anticipating this issue ever since I saw it's preview on the Debbie Bliss Face Book fan page.
I couldn't wait to see the Scottish Eccentrics collection that was photographed in Scotland. For the record, I'm not Scottish (perhaps a "wee" bit) but I love Scotland.
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IN the second part of our trilogy on Scottish eccentrics as portrayed by Hugh MacDiarmid (Christopher Murray Grieve) we approach with some trepidation one of the most famous – or should that be infamous – figures in all of Scottish literature.
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