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Complete Poems Vol II
Edited by Michael Grieve and W. R. Aitken
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ISBN: 978 1 857540 62 8
Imprint: Carcanet Poetry
Published: August 1996
224 x 145 x 66 mm
Publisher: Carcanet Press
This volume concludes the corrected text of the almost 1500 pages of Hugh MacDiarmid's Complete Poems, with a volume including the full texts of In Memoriam James Joyce (1955), Three Hymns to Lenin (1957), The Kind of Poetry I Want (1961) and much else: long poems and intense lyrics, ephemera and polemics, with appendices of early poems omitted from the first volume.
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