- Title Pages
- Abbreviations and Citations
1.A Poetics of Listening
2.Mr and Mrs Scotland Are Taking a Vacation in the Autonomous Region
- Off the Page
4.Transcending the Urban: The Queen of Sheba
5.‘Proceeding Without a Map’: Kathleen Jamie and the Lie of the Land
6.‘An Orderly Rabble’: Plural Identities in Jizzen
7.‘Sweet-Wild Weeks’: Birth, Being and Belonging in Jizzen
- Even If
8.‘The Tilt from One Parish to Another’: The Tree House and Findings
9.Repetition, Return and the Negotiation of Place in The Tree House
- A Man, a Former Environmental Activist Turned PR Consultant for Logging Companies, Defends His Choices
10.Form in The Tree House
11.Nature and Embodiment in This Weird Estate
- What the Water Says
12.Into the Centre of Things: Poetic Travel Narratives in the Work of Kathleen Jamie and Nan Shepherd
13.‘Connective Leaps’: Sightlines and The Overhaul
- To KJ, in her Attic
14.Life Lines, Sight Lines: Collaborative Works
15.Midlife Music: The Overhaul and Frissure
16.‘We Do Language Like Spiders Do Webs’: Kathleen Jamie and Michael Longley in Conversation
- Notes on Contributors
- (p.33) 3. Kathleen’s Scots
- Kathleen Jamie
- Edinburgh University Press
This assesses Kathleen Jamie's use of Scots across a range of her poetry, but it also has some qualities of a personal tribute by a fellow contemporary poet. Beginning with a discussion of Jamie's collection, The Autonomous Region, Crawford assesses the use of Scots elsewhere in her work. Particularly striking, for example, are her translations of Hölderlin into Scots, in her recent collection, The Overhaul.
Edinburgh Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.
If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.
To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.