Hugh MacDiarmid

Standard Name: MacDiarmid, Hugh


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Friends, Associates Ruth Pitter
RP knew T. S. Eliot well enough to enjoy a courtly encounter with him at a bus stop, but she felt his great innovations had not necessarily been a good thing for English poetry, and...
Friends, Associates Catherine Carswell
CC 's friends included Scotswomen she grew up with—doctors Maud McVail and Isobel Hutton , sculptor Phyllis Clay , and musician Maggie Mather . Among her literary friends were Vita Sackville-West (whom she stayed with...
Intertextuality and Influence Kathleen Jamie
Besides a few longer poems in English she worked at wee tight hard lyrics the size of a postage stamp
Taylor, Debbie. “Interview with Kathleen Jamie”. Mslexia, Vol.
, pp. 39-40.
in Scots, which she said her readers would simply have to deal with. This...
Literary responses Susanna Blamire
In 1886 the Dictionary of National Biography said SBdeserves more recognition than she has yet received.
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder.
An article in the Journal of the Lakeland Dialect Society in 1947 argued that her best work was...
Literary responses Catherine Carswell
Opposed as many were to her book, it did bring her new friends, among them the author and statesman John Buchan .
Staley, Thomas F., editor. Dictionary of Literary Biography 36. Gale Research.
Carswell, John, and Catherine Carswell. “Introduction”. Open the Door!, Virago, p. v - xvii.
Carswell, John, and Catherine Carswell. “Introduction”. Lying Awake: An Unfinished Biography and Other Posthumous Papers, 1stst ed, Secker and Warburg, p. ix - xxi.
Neal Ascherson attributes chiefly to her and to Hugh MacDiarmid
Literary responses Philip Larkin
Unfavourable reponse began with Dan Davin , Secretary to the Delegates of Oxford University Press , who urged Larkin to reconsider some choices (and did succeed in getting him to admit a few poems by...
Publishing Catherine Carswell
Among CC 's surviving poems is The Mother, written, most unusually for her, in the Scots language. It appeared in print in spring 1931 in a new progressive magazine called Modern Scot (which had...
Reception Carolina Oliphant, Lady Nairne
Some nineteenth-century commentators made high claims for COLN , ranking her close to Burns himself (though Burns scholars have found it hard to forgive her unacted-on intention of producing a bowdlerised edition of Burns). She...
Textual Production Willa Muir
The series, edited by Lewis Grassic Gibbon and Hugh MacDiarmid , appeared in 1935 and 1936. Some reference sources, such as Contemporary Authors, call this work a novel, but it is more like a...


1911: Flemington, a historical novel by Scottish...

Women writers item


Flemington, a historicalnovel by Scottish poet and fiction-writer Violet Jacob (1863-1946), drew a long letter of praise from John Buchan .


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