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Antlers of water : writing on the nature and environment of Scotland / edited by Kathleen Jamie.

Contributor(s): Jamie, Kathleen, 1962- [editor.].
Publisher: Edinburgh : Canongate Books Ltd, 2020Description: xvii, 278 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9781786899798; 1786899795.Subject(s): English literature -- Scottish authors | Nature -- Literary collections | Scotland -- In literatureDDC classification: 820.8
Contents:
Getting the hang of wind / Chris Powici -- Native / Jim Carruth -- The wasps' byke / Jacqueline Bain -- Bones of the forth / Gavin Francis -- The lurgies / Lesley Harrison -- Three meditations on absence in nature and life / Chitra Ramaswamy -- Lunar cycling / Linda Cracknell -- Plastic megaliths / Hayden Lorimer -- Signs for Alva / David James Grinly -- Littoral rising / Gerry Loose -- A handful of talons / Jim Crumley -- I do welk ebb / Jen Hadfield -- What we talk about when we talk about solastalgia / Malachy Tallack -- Mointeach Leodhais : the Lewis Moorland / Anne Campbell -- From Ben dorain : a conversation with a mountain / Garry MacKenzie -- Around some islands / Amanda Thomson -- Northern raven / Sally Huband -- The ruling class / Jess Smith -- At Diarmaid's Crave / Dougie Strang -- Find the ground / Kabine Polwart -- The bog-eye of the human / EM Strang -- From A place-aware dictionary / Alec Finlay -- Swimming away from my baby / Amy Liptrot.
Summary: The first modern anthology of Scottish nature writing which acknowledges the realities of our times, edited, curated and introduced by the award-winning author of Findings. The first ever modern collection of contemporary Scottish writing on nature and landscape, Antlers of Water showcases the diversity and radicalism of modern Scottish nature writing today. Edited, curated and introduced by the award-winning Kathleen Jamie, this collection features a mix of prose, poetry and photography. With contributions from Amy Liptrot, Jen Hadfield, Malachy Tallack, Chitra Ramaswamy, Jim Crumley, Linda Cracknell, Karine Polwart, Gavin Francis, and more, Antlers of Water urges us to renegotiate our relationship with the more-than-human world, in writing which is by turns celebratory, radical and political. - LC
List(s) this item appears in: New Acquisitions Autumn 2021
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Getting the hang of wind / Chris Powici -- Native / Jim Carruth -- The wasps' byke / Jacqueline Bain -- Bones of the forth / Gavin Francis -- The lurgies / Lesley Harrison -- Three meditations on absence in nature and life / Chitra Ramaswamy -- Lunar cycling / Linda Cracknell -- Plastic megaliths / Hayden Lorimer -- Signs for Alva / David James Grinly -- Littoral rising / Gerry Loose -- A handful of talons / Jim Crumley -- I do welk ebb / Jen Hadfield -- What we talk about when we talk about solastalgia / Malachy Tallack -- Mointeach Leodhais : the Lewis Moorland / Anne Campbell -- From Ben dorain : a conversation with a mountain / Garry MacKenzie -- Around some islands / Amanda Thomson -- Northern raven / Sally Huband -- The ruling class / Jess Smith -- At Diarmaid's Crave / Dougie Strang -- Find the ground / Kabine Polwart -- The bog-eye of the human / EM Strang -- From A place-aware dictionary / Alec Finlay -- Swimming away from my baby / Amy Liptrot.

The first modern anthology of Scottish nature writing which acknowledges the realities of our times, edited, curated and introduced by the award-winning author of Findings. The first ever modern collection of contemporary Scottish writing on nature and landscape, Antlers of Water showcases the diversity and radicalism of modern Scottish nature writing today. Edited, curated and introduced by the award-winning Kathleen Jamie, this collection features a mix of prose, poetry and photography. With contributions from Amy Liptrot, Jen Hadfield, Malachy Tallack, Chitra Ramaswamy, Jim Crumley, Linda Cracknell, Karine Polwart, Gavin Francis, and more, Antlers of Water urges us to renegotiate our relationship with the more-than-human world, in writing which is by turns celebratory, radical and political. - LC

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