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Catalog

Abstract

Catalogue of library exhibition about the Scottish poet and folk musicologist Hamish Henderson (1919-2002), covering Henderson's career during World War II, with the 51st Highland Division in the Western Desert and with the Italian resistance, and after the war as prize-winning poet, as political theorist and translator of Gramsci, as a champion and collector of Scottish traditional song, and as folk performer and composer. Includes information on the Henderson manuscripts in the G. Ross Roy Collection at the University of South Carolina, including drafts of his poem Elegies for the Dead in Cyrenaica (1948).

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