3 edition of Poetical descriptions of Orkney. found in the catalog.
Poetical descriptions of Orkney.
Originally published, Edinburgh, 1835, from a volume of miscellaneous poems in manuscript in the Library of the Faculty of Advocates marked Jac. 5,7,26.
|LC Classifications||PR3991.A1 P675 1971|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||, 32 p.|
|Number of Pages||32|
|LC Control Number||79871402|
& 2 Booklets - Old Orkney Sea Yarns & Foysang - Poetry & Prose from writers in Orkney No. Book Title Author Published Collection 1 Contd. 59 Paperback - The Whaler of Scotland Yard Jock Murray & 2 Booklets - Old Orkney Sea Yarns & A Tale of the Press Gang in Zetlandica 60 2 Orkney paperbacks/booklets - George Washington Wilson in Orkney. Wallace, James. A Description of the Isles of Orkney. Ed. John Small. Edinburgh: William Brown, GMB signature. Location: Orkney Library, Stromness Branch [Orkney Room Y] (Ian MacInnes Collection). [For a list of books known to have been owned by George Mackay Brown, see GMB's personal library.].
To raise a stump of rock into a tower, rolling a stone in place as the years pass. Strangers who only know your silhouette bid it farewell and travel to Japan, Cross China, venture into India, to Europe, and, changed by time and space, Sail home over the bulging eye of ocean only to see, when landfall looms in view, The stump of rock--your tower--on the headland, and you there, rolling a stone. We have recently moved to the beautiful Orkney Islands and will be adding a section on Orkney and Shetland. We describe our books in some detail and take images to accompany the online descriptions. Please feel free to ask for more images or additional information to help you make a choice.
Please note that, like all early histories of Orkney, Wallace's Chapter 12 is full of inaccuracies. Description of Shetland, Orkney and Highlands of Scotland: by Richard James. Published c; reprinted in Orkney Miscellany , i, Earliest description of Orkney in English. Descripto Insularum Orcadiarum: by Jo Ben. As poet and critic William Empson wrote in his influential book Seven Types of Ambiguity (), “The machinations of ambiguity are among the very roots of poetry.” A poet may consciously join together incompatible words to disrupt the reader’s expectation of meaning, as e.e. cummings does in [anyone lived in a pretty how town].
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5,7, Description: , 32 pages. A book this exquisitely written should not have left me unsatisfied, frustrated even, in the end. I genuinely adored the stunning descriptions of Orkney's solitude and violent seas and stormy skies. I was intrigued by the expert build-up to a dark undercurrent of a sinister fairy-tale waiting to happen.
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Except for periods as a mature student on mainland Scotland, Brown lived all Poetical descriptions of Orkney. book life in the town of Stromness in the Orkney islands. Books blog Poetry Not just Orkney's greatest poet, but Britain's George Mackay Brown in Orkney. Brown was the total poetic package.
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The Orkney Islands were the Orcades of ancient classical literature. The Orkneyinga saga (also called the History of the Earls of Orkney and Jarls' Saga) is a historical narrative of the history of the Orkney and Shetland islands and their relationship with other local polities, particularly Norway and saga has "no parallel in the social and literary record of Scotland" and is "the only medieval chronicle to have Orkney as the central place of action".
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This book is the honeymoon of a newly married couple. Richard is 60 years old a professor, the narrator and husband of his much younger unnamed wife - 39 years his younger, the book is set in Orkney and each chapter follows one day, it soon makes the reader aware that Richard really doesn’t know his wife at all Strange slow s: You’ll see how precisely that description follows our template.
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A beautiful book - complex, rich, multi-layered. It is a slow unfolding, the pages swim with poetry and sensational descriptions of the Orkney land- and seascapes. The short refreshing bursts of the swim diaries are set amidst longer reminiscences and meditations on death, life, memories and relationships/5(42).
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