Twentieth-Century Scottish Poetry, edited by Douglas Dunn with discrimination and exemplary lucidity, brings to light an extraordinary tradition and wealth of poetry - whether in Scots, Gaelic or English - originating in Scotland over the last hundred years.
About the Author
Douglas Dunn was born in 1942 and grew up in Inchinnan in Renfrewshire. He worked as a librarian in Britain and the United States until 1971, when he became a full-time writer. He has published ten collections of poetry, and has edited The Faber Book of Twentieth-Century Scottish Poetry
. In 1991 he was appointed Professor in the School of English at the University of St. Andrews.