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Lindsay, Maurice 1918-2009

Overview
Works: 210 works in 702 publications in 2 languages and 10,039 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Encyclopedias  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Musical settings  Guidebooks  Conference papers and proceedings  History  Miscellanea  Dictionaries 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Translator, Librettist, Author of introduction, Lyricist, Honoree
Classifications: PR4331, 821.6
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Robert Burns: the man, his work, the legend by Maurice Lindsay( Book )

49 editions published between 1954 and 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Robert Burns, first published in 1954 by the author of History of Scottish Literature
The Burns encyclopedia by Maurice Lindsay( Book )

26 editions published between 1970 and 2004 in English and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Complete text of the original publication
Modern Scottish poetry : an anthology of the Scottish Renaissance, 1925-1975 by Maurice Lindsay( Book )

44 editions published between 1946 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of Scottish literature by Maurice Lindsay( Book )

19 editions published between 1977 and 1992 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Burns encyclopaedia by Maurice Lindsay( Book )

17 editions published between 1959 and 1970 in English and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book of Scottish verse by R. L Mackie( Book )

12 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nursery by Sandra Lissenden( )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Edinburgh book of twentieth-century Scottish poetry( Book )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scotland : an anthology by Maurice Lindsay( Book )

6 editions published between 1915 and 1989 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The comic poems of William Tennant by William Tennant( Book )

8 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anster Fair remained one of the most popular comic poems by a Scot throughout the nineteenth century. It has gone through several editions since it first appeared in 1812, but has long been out of print. Couched in the Italian ottava rima stanza, it is thought that Byron may have seen a contemporary review of it, adopting the stanza-form, including the far-fetched rhyme-scheme, for, among other poems, Beppo and Don Juan. The author of Anster Fair was a Fife man, William Tennant (1784-1848), who trained for the ministry but in later life occupied the Chair of Oriental Languages in St Mary's College, St Andrews. In addition to Anster Fair, this volume includes Papistry Storm'd, a humourous account of the Knoxian mob-attack on the Cathedral of St Andrews, together with some examples of Tennant's shorter pieces in Scots. The Comic Poems of William Tennant brings together an enjoyable group of poems, the best of his voluminous output
The discovery of Scotland, based on accounts of foreign travellers from the thirteenth to the eighteenth centuries by Maurice Lindsay( Book )

17 editions published between 1964 and 1979 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The buildings of Edinburgh by A. F Kersting( Book )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book of Scottish verse by Maurice Lindsay( Book )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Lowlands of Scotland by Maurice Lindsay( Book )

16 editions published between 1953 and 1979 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The youth and manhood of Cyril Thornton by Thomas Hamilton( Book )

8 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Youth and Manhood of Cyril Thornton, first published by Blackwood in 1827, gives a remarkably vivid evocation of merchant life in Glasgow, and of life in the old Glasgow University, just before the full onset of the Industrial Revolution. It is on the whole a warmly sympathetic portrait, though Scots foibles, as pertinent today as they were nearly two centuries ago, are gently satirised. The novel also gives an account of the confusion and futility which characterises all wars, as experienced during the earlier part of the Peninsular campaign, in which the author was a serving officer
Collected poems, 1940-1990 by Maurice Lindsay( Book )

7 editions published in 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of Glasgow by Maurice Lindsay( Book )

11 editions published between 1972 and 1981 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The castles of Scotland by Maurice Lindsay( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eye is delighted: some romantic travellers in Scotland by Maurice Lindsay( Book )

4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The Edinburgh book of twentieth-century Scottish poetry
Alternative Names
Lindsay, John Maurice.

Lindsay John Maurice 1918-....

Lindsay, John Maurice 1918-2009

Lindsay, Maurice, 1918-

Maurice Lindsay Brits biograaf (1918-2009)

Maurice Lindsay Scottish writer and broadcaster

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The Burns encyclopediaThe Edinburgh book of twentieth-century Scottish poetryThe comic poems of William TennantThe youth and manhood of Cyril ThorntonThe castles of Scotland