- 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.83) Even If
- Kathleen Jamie
- Rachel Falconer
- Edinburgh University Press
It had poured and was still raining
in Lady Katharine’s Wood.
Late evening and the days were waning.
Matting protected fresh growth underfoot.
Umbrella furled, I trod carefully,
intent on the path’s end and a signal
to bleep back to my blocked BlackBerry,
when trees relayed a sound – half rustle,...
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