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The Raucle Tongue: Volume One
Edited by Alan Riach
Imprint: Lives and Letters
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Hardback (320 pages)
(Pub. Jan 1997)
These volumes contain the previously uncollected essays, journalism and interviews of Hugh MacDiarmid, as part of Carcanet's "MacDiarmid 2000" programme. Other titles in the series include Complete Poems, Lucky Poet, Contemporary Scottish Studies and Scottish Eccentrics.
Praise for Hugh MacDiarmid 'Watch him, an angel's set his tongue on fire.'
'Lord God, this fellow is a poet, singing a song even when pain seizes him, or the woe of the world murmurs in his heart'
'Every door in any town should be wide open to that great lyric poet Hugh MacDiarmid.'
'These great people like MacDiarmid are a bit scary, '
Liz Lochhead 'Riach has done Scottish literature a great service in masterminding the Carcanet edition of the works of Hugh MacDiarmid...'
Times Literary Supplement
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