Complete poems

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Carcanet, Aug 1, 1994 - Religion - 768 pages
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This volume includes the full texts of "In Memoriam James Joyce," "Three Hymns to Lenin," and "The Kind of Poetry I Want." Included are long poems and intense lyrics.

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Contents

The World of Words
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The Snares of Varuna
840
The Meeting of the East and the West
852
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

Hugh MacDiarmid, one of the greatest figures in 20th century Scottish literature and the pen name of Christopher Murray Grieve, was born on August 11, 1892 in Langholm, Scotland. After MacDiarmid served during World War I, he held jobs in political offices and as a teacher and a journalist. MacDiarmid published the poem "Annals of the Five," and "A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle," his most famous work. Hugh MacDiarmid died on September 9, 1978