Ràithean airson Sireadh: Seasons for Seeking

November 1, 2017|
Ràithean airson Sireadh: Seasons for Seeking by Lewis MacKinnon
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Lewis MacKinnon's fourth Scottish Gaelic poetry collection features Gaelic translations of selected poems by Coleman Barks, interpreter of the renowned 13th-century Persian poet Rumi, alongside MacKinnon's own original Gaelic poems. The poems in this bilingual collection are grouped thematically in sections corresponding to days that are celebrated in the Celtic cultural calendar year in Nova Scotia. The days include the old Celtic holidays of Samhain and Beltain and the feasts of the Celtic saints: St. Bridget, St. Patrick, and St. Columba. MacKinnon is the first poet to translate Rumi into Scottish Gaelic.
Coleman Barks was born on April 23, 1937, in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He graduated from the University of North Carolina and the University of California at Berkeley. Since 1972 he has taught English at the University of Georgia at Athens. Barks received the New England/Breadloaf Quarterly Narrative Poem Prize and the Southern Poetry Re...
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Title:Ràithean airson Sireadh: Seasons for SeekingFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:112 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.27 inShipping dimensions:112 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.27 inPublished:November 1, 2017Publisher:Bradan PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1988747058

ISBN - 13:9781988747057

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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