By Scott Lyall
This is often the 1st full-length examine of the politics of Hugh MacDiarmid, considered one of sleek Scotland's significant cultural figures. via interpreting these areas in Scotland that encouraged MacDiarmid's most sensible poetry, Lyall indicates how the poet's politics advanced from his interplay with the state and the way he sought to visualize a brand new Scottish destiny.
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It is a terrible thought,’ he writes Ogilvie on the 13 February 1918, ‘shutting me in most horribly on myself, that of a list of say twelve people in whom I am for the moment pre-eminently interested, not one of them is known to any other member of the mess’ (L, 21–2). Like the narrator of ‘Cerebral’, who worries that he has ‘paralysed his creative faculties by over-reading’ (Annals, 13), the people Grieve is interested in are authors, and include the Sitwells, Rebecca West (pseudonym of the Edinburgh-educated Cicily Isabel Fairfield), Remy de Gourmont and Theodore Maynard’s poetic tribute to Pádraic Pearse from the Dublin Leader, a Sinn Féin periodical.
5. See Christopher Harvie, ‘Alasdair Gray and the Condition of Scotland Question’, in The Arts of Alasdair Gray, p. 87. 6. Gray, 1982 Janine, p. 341. 7. See Tom Nairn, The Enchanted Glass: Britain and its Monarchy (London: Vintage, 1994). 8. Murdo Macdonald, Scottish Art (London: Thames & Hudson, 2000), p. 51. 9. See Stephen Maxwell, ‘The Nationalism of Hugh MacDiarmid’, in P. H. Scott and A. C. Davis (eds), The Age of MacDiarmid: Essays on Hugh MacDiarmid and his Influence on Contemporary Scotland (Edinburgh: Mainstream, 1980), p.
68. womenandequalityunit. htm> [accessed 1 September 2005]. Chapter 1 ‘Towards a New Scotland’: Selfhood, History and the Scottish Renaissance Hugh MacDiarmid’s writing career was a committed act of engagement and identification with the land of his birth, a poetics of place striving to reveal the essential totality of the nation: So I have gathered unto myself All the loose ends of Scotland, And by naming them and accepting them, Loving them and identifying myself with them, Attempt to express the whole.