Silver: An Aberdeen Anthology

Alan Spence (Editor), Hazel Hutchison (Editor)

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Abstract

This book of poems about Aberdeen includes work by Edwin Morgan, Iain Crichton Smith, Thomas Hardy, Lord Byron, Stuart Conn, Sheena Blackhall, and many other writers old and new. Aberdeen is known as the city of granite, the city of oil, the city of fish, and the city of high house-prices, but Aberdeen has many different faces - some of them charming, and some of them severe. This collection of poems explores the life and culture of the city as seen by poets through the centuries, from Norse and Medieval views of Aberdeen to previously unpublished poems by contemporary writers.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationEdinburgh, United Kingdom
PublisherPolygon
Number of pages192
ISBN (Print)1846971357, 978-1846971358
Publication statusPublished - 14 May 2009

Keywords

  • poetry
  • Aberdeen

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    Spence, A., & Hutchison, H. (Eds.) (2009). Silver: An Aberdeen Anthology. Polygon.