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Large paperback in Fine condition. First edition, pp xvi, 352, with b&w photographs, preface and acknowledgements. "The Voice of the Bard" presents biographical portraits of fourteen poets and singers. All are Scottish Highlanders-most are unknown outside their local communities-and all are twentieth-century exponents of rich literary traditions whose origins can be traced to the pre-Christian era. This is a book of great importance and is illustrated with many previously unpublished photographs and a wide variety of song-poems. It reveals a hidden layer in the history of the Scottish Gaidhealtachd and paints a mini-history of Highland life. S8. POSTAGE RATES ARE BASED ON A BOOK WEIGHT UP TO 1KG. THE PACKED WEIGHT OF THIS BOOK IS OVER 1KG, PLEASE CONTACT US BY EMAIL BEFORE ORDERING FOR A POSTAGE QUOTE.
Title: The Voice of the Bard: Living Poets and Ancient Tradition in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.
Categories: Scotland Highlands & Islands,
Edition: 1st Edition
Publisher: Canongate, 1999. 0862418429: 1999
ISBN Number: 0862418429
ISBN Number 13: 9780862418427
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: Fine
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 531