Robert Garioch: Collected Poems


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Garioch's most well-known work is his satirical and humorous verse written in Scots, such as the Edinburgh Sonnets, Embro to the Ploy and The Canny Hen. These poems offer shrewd observations of the city and its inhabitants, and Garioch himself acknowledged the influence of another of Edinburgh's great poets, Robert Fergusson, in this respect. Garioch was also well-known as the translator into Scots of authors as disparate as Apollinaire, Pindar and the nineteenth-century Roman poet Guiseppe Belli, with whom he felt a ...

Robert Garioch: Collected Poems 2004, Polygon An Imprint of Birlinn Limited, Edinburgh

ISBN-13: 9781904598077