A Northern Habitat

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$16.95
Publisher
Marick Press
Publish Date
Pages
500
Dimensions
6.0 X 1.12 X 9.0 inches | 1.61 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781934851470

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About the Author

Robin Fulton Macpherson was born in Arran in 1937, attended primary school in Arran and Glasgow and secondary school in Golspie, Sutherland. He attained an MA in 1959 and PhD in 1972 from Edinburgh University. From 1969 to 1971 he held the Writers' Fellowship, also at Edinburgh University. He was senior lecturer at Stavanger University in Norway from 1973 to 2006. His Selected Poems (1980) gathered work from five earlier volumes and was followed by two further collections (1982, 1990). Marick Press, Michigan, published A Northern Habitat: Collected Poems 1960-2010 and Unseen Isles and other poems. He edited Lines Review and the associated press from 1967-1976; Selected Poems by Iain Crichton Smith (1983); The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Garioch (1983) and revised Robert Garioch's Collected Poems (2004), and A Garioch Miscellany (1986). His essays have been collected in Contemporary Scottish Poetry (1974) and The Way the Words are Taken (1989). His work has been published in Swedish, German and Spanish translation. He has translated many Scandinavian poets, such as Tomas Tranströmer, Harry Martinson and Kjell Espmark from Sweden and Olav H Hauge, from Norway.