A Book of Lives (Paperback)

By Edwin Morgan

Carcanet Press Ltd., 9781857549188, 96pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2007

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Description

Containing poems written by Edwin Morgan during the past six years, this collection looks at human life from a variety of perspectives, encompassing a range of themes, the foremost of which is history. This new work displays the author's characteristic willingness to experiment with a variety of subjects, from the history of cancer to the new Scottish parliament.


About the Author

Edwin Morgan wasaprofessor of Englishat Glasgow University andretired in 1980. He has since been a visiting professor at Strathclyde University and at the University of Wales in Aberystwyth."


Praise For A Book of Lives

"Morgan is not only a poet of Glasgow, but of all Scotland, and beyond. Now in his eighties, Morgan is the most influential Scottish poet since Hugh MacDiarmid."  —London Review of Books