The poetry of Sorley MacLean
The poetry of Sorley MacLean

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The poetry of Sorley MacLean

The poetry of Sorley MacLean

Introduction

Sorley MacLean (1911–1996) is now regarded as one of the greatest Scottish poets of the twentieth century. However, until the 1970s, his verse was known by very few people. In that decade, publication of English translations of his work and the impact of his public readings established him in the eyes of poetry lovers in Scotland, Ireland and England, as well as further afield, as a major poet.

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