Alasdair Mac Mhaighstir Alasdair is widely regarded as the premier Gaelic poet of the eighteenth century. This selection of fourteen poems represents over a third of his surviving poetry. The selection includes his core work, and illustrates its wide range. A detailed introduction attempts to set his life and work in their eighteenth-century context. The edition draws on a number of printed and manuscript sources not critically used in earlier editions, and provides full notes and an extensive glossary.
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