40 Tea Chests: Hugh MacDiarmid and Shetland
The second Shetland Museum and Archives Memorial Lecture, held in Lerwick, 9th October 2009.
Professor Michael Schmidt of Glasgow University and Carcanet Press discusses the work and reputation of the most important Scottish poet of the 20th century, Hugh MacDiarmid. Professor Schmidt takes the poet's time in Whalsay as a starting point before investigating MacDiarmid's current standing in Scotland and around the world.
Publisher: Shetland Amenity Trust
No. of pages: 30