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Standard Name: Crawford, Robert
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|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
in Scots, which she said her readers would simply have to deal with. This...
Taylor, Debbie. “Interview with Kathleen Jamie”. Mslexia, pp. 39 -40.
|Literary responses||Kathleen Jamie||
This volume gained a 1995 Somerset Maugham Award and Geoffrey Faber Award. Robert Crawford called it the best individual collection of poems by a woman living in 20th century Scotland. The book establishes her...
|Literary responses||Elizabeth Jennings|
|Literary responses||Willa Muir|
Critic Robert Crawford remembers her refusal to put on airs or assume the trappings of status: the generous humility of her appearance in a grey raincoat and a knitted hat to read her own poems...