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Scope and Contents
The material in the collection spans a period of 22 years from 1974 to 1996, and consists of several dozens of pages. The content tells of George Mackay Brown's annual cycle and his daily life, and particularly of visits of muses and other friends, as well as referring to publishing and contract matters. Included among the many individuals mentioned or referred to in the letters are: Ernest Marwick, Edwin Muir, Andrew Motion, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, Hermann Palsson, Simon Fraser, Esther...
Item — Box: CLX-A-1564, Folder: data_value_missing_09df0eea4a22a2afbbccf00754a64976, n/a: Coll-1794 / SC-Acc-2017-0005
This ts lecture by Geoffrey Elborn on George Mackay Brown has many ms corrections. Elborn refers to 'a new novel Time in a red coat is to be published next month by the Hogarth Press'. This dates the lecture to 1984 when the GMB title came out.
The incomplete ts consisting of 10pp is numbered pages 1-9, then page 11.
- Subject: Scottish literature | 20th century
- Names: Brown, George Mackay, 1921-1996 (writer and poet)