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Selected poems, 1954-1992

Title
Selected poems, 1954-1992 / George Mackay Brown.
Author
Brown, George Mackay.
Publication
Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, 1996.

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Description
176 pages : 1 map; 22 cm
Uniform Title
Poems. Selections
Alternative Title
Poems.
Note
  • Includes index.
Contents
  • The Storm -- The Exile -- Song: Further than Hoy -- The Old Women -- The Death of Peter Esson -- Hamnavoe -- The Lodging -- Elegy -- Chapel between Cornfield and Shore, Stromness -- Daffodils -- Shipwreck -- Culloden: The Last Battle -- Horseman and Seals, Birsay -- The Abbot -- The Poet -- Farm Labourer -- Old Fisherman with Guitar -- The Year of the Whale -- Trout Fisher -- Hamnavoe Market -- The Hawk -- The Ballad of John Barleycorn -- The Five Voyages of Arnor -- Carol -- Kirkyard -- Runes from a Holy Island -- Runes from the Island of Horses -- Witch -- A Reel of Seven Fishermen -- Taxman -- Buonaparte, the Laird, and the Volunteers -- The Laird -- Crofter's Death -- Peat Cutting -- Ikey Crosses the Ward Hill to the Spanish Wreck -- Ploughman and Whales -- Love Letter -- Haddock Fishermen -- The Laird's Falcon -- Sea Runes -- The Scarecrow in the Schoolmaster's Oats -- A Child's Calendar -- Beachcomber -- Old Man -- Roads -- Butter -- The Coward --
  • Hill Runes -- The Big Wind -- Dead Fires -- The Golden Door: Three Kings -- Yule -- A Poem for Shelter -- Tea Poems -- April the Sixteenth -- Twelfth-Century Norse Lyrics -- Vikings: Two Harp-songs -- The Escape of the Hart -- Eynhallow: Crofter and Monastery -- Stations of the Cross -- Sea Island Anthology, 1875 -- Bird in the Lighted Hall -- Magi -- Sonnet: Hamnavoe Market -- Voyager -- Stars: A Christmas Patchwork -- Vinland -- Lighting Candles in Midwinter -- The Star to Every Wandering Barque -- Orkneymen at Clontarf, AD 1014 -- William and Mareon Clark: First Innkeepers in Hamnavoe -- Countryman -- Earl Hakon -- Helmsman -- The Killers -- The Death of Magnus -- The Egilsay Priest -- The Men of Egilsay -- The Two Tinkers -- Foresterhill -- Brodgar Poems.
ISBN
0877455554
LCCN
96060408
OCLC
ocm35667702
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries