Journals Higher Education



Published: 28 August 2006

216 Pages

ISBN: 9780748623341

Bookseller Code (06)

Hugh MacDiarmid's Poetry and Politics of Place

Imagining a Scottish Republic

Scott Lyall

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • The first full length study to focus on MacDiarmid's politics
  • Reveals, for the first time outside of government files from the National Archives, that MacDiarmid was watched by the Security Services from 1931 to 1943
  • Draws uniquely on Carcanet's multi-volume MacDiarmid 2000 series
  • The first critical book to use the 'Red Scotland' typescript in the National Library of Scotland and have access to the recently rediscovered poems collected as The Revolutionary Art of the Future (2003)"