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Published by W. R. Mackintosh The Kirkwall Press in Kirkwall .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcompiled and edited by Ernest W. Marwick.
ContributionsMarwick, Ernest W.
The Physical Object
Pagination197p.
Number of Pages197
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19761361M

American Wits: An Anthology of Light Verse Edited by John Hollander “The still-glimmering stars of light verse include Dorothy Parker, of course, who breaks your heart as well as your sobriety with her wit and acerbity; the nonpareil Ogden Nash; and Phyllis McGinley.   The Orkney Islands possess a folkloric tradition that is both unique and fascinating. As a small archipelago situated at the cusp of the North Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, much of the folklore naturally involves tales of fisherman, sea voyages, and legendary creatures emerging from the waters.

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Orkney Poems: An Anthology of Orkney Verse Hardcover – January 1, by Ernest Marwick (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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An Anthology of Orkney Verse. London: Kirkwall Press, GMB signature. Location: Orkney Library, Stromness Branch [Orkney Room Y] (Ian. An Anthology of Magical Verse book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. All poetry is magic. The rhythms and repetitions of poetry a 5/5(1).

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Errata slip inserted. Includes indexes. Description: xxvi, pages ; 19 cm: Responsibility. One of the best anthologies of poetry I have ever read. 2nd to only Bly's News of the Universe as an anthology. This book introduced me to Chinese poetry, via The River Merchants Wife, and for that alone I am forever in its debt, and yet it is much, much more than even that/5.

An Orkney Anthology: Selected Works of Ernest Walker Marwick: Volume 2. Edited by John DM Robertson, James M Irvine and Marie E Sutherland. This is the long awaited second volume of an anthology of the works of Ernest Walker Marwick, the first having been published in The Oxford Book of English Verse, – is an anthology of English poetry, edited by Arthur Quiller-Couch, that had a very substantial influence on popular taste and perception of poetry for at least a was published by Oxford University Press in ; in its india-paper form it was carried widely around the British Empire and in war as a 'knapsack book'.

The Triumph Tree brings together for the first time the poetry of five languages—Latin, Welsh, Gaelic, Anglo Saxon and Norse—in an accessible, scholarly anthology of translations that form a spectacular window on Scotland's past. Ranging from war to religion, nature to love, the quality and power of these poems display the riches of a vanished world.5/5(1).

Book February with 1, Reads How we measure 'reads' A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a. A comparatively well-off Sanday farmer, Dennison combined local orature, folk poetry, his own verse and his own short story writing into an anthology of ‘Traits of Old Orkney Life’.

The book is the first published work of what Dennison called the Orkney dialect, coming at a crucial linguistic moment when the Orkney Norn – of which only a. The editors of this legendary and hilarious anthology write: "It would seem at a hasty glance that to make an anthology of Bad Verse is on the whole a simple matter On the contrary Bad Verse has its canons, like Good Verse.

There is bad Bad Verse and good Bad Verse. It has been the constant preoccupation of the compilers to include in this book chiefiy good Bad Verse."4/5(4). 4. “I went to Yesnaby one day last week. It was my first visit there this year” “Orkney’s Heritage of Poetry.” 21 Augustp. A survey of the contents of Ernest W.

Marwick’s Anthology of Orkney Verse. “More Exciting Lists This Week.” 28 Augustp. Verse Anthologies Quiller-Couch, Arthur, ed. The Oxford Book of English Verse.

Six centuries of the best poetry in the English language constitute the poems of this unsurpassed anthology. The Oxford Book of Victorian Verse. poems from authors span the 19th and early 20th centuries. The Oxford Book of Ballads. There is much great literature on the Norse period in Orkney History.

The most famous work is the Orkneyinga Saga, written by an Icelandic scholar in the early 13th are several translations of this story of the Earls of Orkney including an translation edited by J. Anderson and reprinted in and a modern translation by Hermann Palsson/Paul Edwards, published in Anthology definition, a book or other collection of selected writings by various authors, usually in the same literary form, of the same period, or on the same subject: an anthology of Elizabethan drama; an anthology of modern philosophy.

See more. The dialects of Orkney and Shetland are unique - a synthesis of Norse, Scots and Modern English. This dictionary is based on a collection of Orkney dialect words and phrases brought together by the author in the s, to which has been added Orkney Norn.

orature, folk poetry, his own verse and his own short story writing into an anthology of ‘Traits of Old Orkney Life’. The book is the first published work of what Dennison called the Orkney dialect, coming at a crucial linguistic moment when the Orkney Norn – of which only a. Back of The Book The subhashita verse is a popular feature of Sanskrit literature.

Composed in isolation or as part of larger work, it is essentially a miniature poem which encapsulated a complete thought, mood or image in single stanza. These verse epigrams have a wide range of themes. This selection from the Subhashitavali, a celebrated verse anthology complied by Vallabhadeva in c.

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