Twentieth-century poetry

Brown, R. (2012) Twentieth-century poetry. In: Norquay, G. (ed.) Edinburgh Companion to Scottish Women's Writing. Series: Edinburgh companions to Scottish literature. Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, UK, pp. 140-151. ISBN 9780748644315

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This chapter examines the work of three twentieth-century Scottish poets - Marion Angus, Liz Lochhead and Kathleen Jamie - analysing the themes of memory and childhood, Scots vernacular and culture and archetypes of femininity in their work. It also interrogates each poet's engagement with ideas of Scottishness and female identity.

Item Type:Book Sections
Keywords:Twentieth-century Scottish women writers, Marion Angus, Liz Lochhead, Kathleen Jamie
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Brown, Dr Rhona
Authors: Brown, R.
Subjects:P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > Scottish Literature
Publisher:Edinburgh University Press

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