To rise for a life worth having

Riach, A. (2016) To rise for a life worth having. In: Maley, W. and Lusk, K. (eds.) Scotland and the Easter Rising. Luath Press: Edinburgh, pp. 160-167. ISBN 9781010745366

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Commemorating the Easter Rising of 1916 in Ireland, this chapter considers the response to this event, and the influence it has had upon Scottish writers and Scottish literary scholarship since then, with reference to poets Hugh MacDiarmid and Iain Crichton Smith, novelist Janet Paisley, artist J.D. Fergusson, composer Erik Chisholm, and scholars of Gaelic literature.

Item Type:Book Sections
Keywords:Ireland, Scotland, Easter Rising 1916, Hugh MacDiarmid, Iain Crichton Smith, Alasdair Mac Mhaighstir Alasdair, Erik Chisholm, J.D. Fergusson, poetry, art, music and politics.
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Riach, Professor Alan
Authors: Riach, A.
Subjects:P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General) > PN0441 Literary History
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > Scottish Literature
Publisher:Luath Press
Copyright Holders:Alan Riach
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