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The New Divan
RRP: GBP 6.95
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Price: GBP 6.25
Out of Print
ISBN: 978 0 856352 11 9
Imprint: Carcanet Poetry
Published: January 1995
220 x 140 x 8 mm
Publisher: Carcanet Press
Also available in: Paperback
Awards won by Edwin Morgan Winner, 2000 Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry
Praise for Edwin Morgan 'Thank God, thank whatever all-seeing quick-witted deity you like, we have Edwin Morgan to show us how to live, and keep living..."pleasure" is nowhere strong enough to convey the joyous energy of his work.'
'Edwin Morgan's translation of twent-five poems into Scots, now reissued after almost half a century, finesses one difficulty by substituting another. Wi Haill Voice gives Mayakovsky a shout from the streets without making him a Dickensian exercised in dialect - Scots provides the necessary sense of estrangement.'
William Logan, The New Criterion
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