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Fiction
Author: Iain Crichton-Smith
ISBN: 0863340598
Subcategory: Poetry
Pages 199 pages
Publisher Saltire Society; 1St Edition edition (December 1986)
Language English
Category: Fiction
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Find sources: "Iain Crichton Smith" – news · newspapers · books · scholar · JSTOR (May 2016) (Learn how and when to remove this template message). Learn how and when to remove this template message). Iain Crichton Smith - An extensive exploration of his life, work, and legacy - Dissertation focusing on the Gaelic prose of Crichton Smith, by Alexander Shevellin. Real People in a Real Place" and "Between Sea and Moor" Iain Crichton Smith's essays.

Iain Crichton Smith's third novel is as different from his second, The Last Summer, as that was from his first, Consider the Lillies. Crichton Smith is at the height of his powers as poet and prose writer. This new work of fiction follows hard upon his Selected Poems and his volume of short stories, Survival Without Fear. Mark Simmons, aged 42, is a teacher at a training college. His wife has just walked out on him because she has found him so much less interesting than she expected the man she married to be.

Towards the Human: Selected Essays (1986). BBC bio - Làrach nam Bàrd. Aberdeen University Celtic Department Experts on Iain Crichton Smith's writing, especially in Gaelic.

Selected Biography & Criticism. Stewart Conn, ‘A human trembling: Iain Crichton Smith’ in Distances: a personal evocation of people and places (Dalkeith: Scottish Cultural Press, 2001). Iain Crichton Smith’ in Robin Fulton, Contemporary Scottish Poetry: individuals and contexts (Loanhead: MacDonald 1974). Donald MacAulay, ‘Introduction’, Nua-Bhàrdachd Ghàidhlig, Modern Scottish Gaelic Poems (Edinburgh: Canongate, 1976). Isobel Murray, ‘Iain Crichton Smith’ in Scottish Writers Talking 2 (East Linton: Tuckwell Press, 2002). Ray Ryan, Ireland and Scotland: Literature and Culture, State and Nation 1966-2000 (Oxford English Monographs, 2002).

Iain Crichton Smith was born on the 1st January 1928 in Glasgow, and moved to Lewis two years later with his parents . The critical essays collected in Towards the Human (1986) demonstrate Smith's unyielding views on the state of the modern world

Iain Crichton Smith was born on the 1st January 1928 in Glasgow, and moved to Lewis two years later with his parents, both of Highland origin, and his two brothers. His father died shortly afterwards, and he and his brothers were brought up by his mother in rather frugal conditions in the crofting community of Bayble. The critical essays collected in Towards the Human (1986) demonstrate Smith's unyielding views on the state of the modern world. He contrasts particularly the urban experience, 'a land where people no longer feel at home' (. 2), with a potential human community, as yet unrealised.

Iain Crichton Smith was one of Scotland’s most prolific writers – from short stories, novels, radio and stage plays to critical essays and volumes of poetry. A reticent man who was addicted to detective fiction and doing crosswords, he was raised speaking Gaelic on the island of Lewis

Iain Crichton Smith was one of Scotland’s most prolific writers – from short stories, novels, radio and stage plays to critical essays and volumes of poetry. A reticent man who was addicted to detective fiction and doing crosswords, he was raised speaking Gaelic on the island of Lewis. At school in Stornoway he learned English.

Iain Crichton Smith (Iain Mac a' Ghobhainn) OBE (1 January 1928 - 15 October . The Contribution of Iain Crichton Smith - An essay on Crichton Smith's poetry, by Edwin Morgan.

Iain Crichton Smith (Iain Mac a' Ghobhainn) OBE (1 January 1928 - 15 October 1998) was a Scottish poet and man of letters, who wrote in both English and Scottish Gaelic.

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Home Browse Books Book details, Iain Crichton Smith: Critical Essays. This is the first collection of essays to address itself to Iain Crichton Smith's work

Home Browse Books Book details, Iain Crichton Smith: Critical Essays. Iain Crichton Smith: Critical Essays. This is the first collection of essays to address itself to Iain Crichton Smith's work. His formal and generic variety of production, to say nothing of its sheer volume - he is a popular novelist, a celebrated writer of short fiction, a radio dramatist, a literary critic and a poet of distinction - makes him a particularly interesting writer to come to terms with.