Early Scottish poetry Thomas the Rhymer [and others] by Eyre-Todd, George

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  • English poetry -- Scottish authors.,
  • Scottish poetry -- To 1700.,
  • English poetry -- Middle English, 1100-1500.

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Book details

SeriesAbbotsford series of the Scottish poets
ContributionsThomas, the Rhymer, 1220?-1297?
LC ClassificationsPR8655 E83
The Physical Object
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17457867M

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George Eyre-Todd ( - ) was a Scottish travel writer, literary historian, critic and editor, and a populiser of early Scottish literature.

He lectured on English Literature and Scottish History at the Glasgow Athenaeum and was Editor of The Scottish Field/5(3).

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Some of the poems use old Scots words but these are "translated" for you at the end of each page. In all, you'll find over examples of Scottish poetry. There are some poems of Walter Wingate in the index below. A selection of poems that are suitable for children from the Scottish Poetry Library online collection.

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Scottish literature in the Middle Ages is literature written in Scotland, or by Scottish writers, between the departure of the Romans from Britain in the fifth century, until the establishment of the Renaissance in the late fifteenth century and early sixteenth century.

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Susan Tweedsmuir, a friend of Violet Jacob and later the wife of John Buchan, a Scottish novelist and the 15 th Governor General of Canada, recollected in an autobiography that “Violet had published a small book of poetry, which made her a little suspect to the military of Cairo.” (Scottish Poetry Library).

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