Borne on the Carrying Stream

Borne on the Carrying Stream
Author : Eberhard Bort
Publisher : Grace Note
Total Pages : 319
Release : 2010
ISBN 10 : 1907676015
ISBN 13 : 9781907676017
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Borne on the Carrying Stream Book Description:

"Borne on the Carrying Stream: The Legacy of Hamish Henderson." Hamish Henderson poet, soldier, scholar, folklorist, song-maker and political activist. Eighteen essays engaging with aspects of Hamish Henderson's remarkable contribution to contemporary Scottish culture - from song-writing and song-collecting to poetry and politics. Edinburgh Folk Club's annual Carrying Stream Festival celebrates the life and legacy of Hamish Henderson. A selection of the Festival's Hamish Henderson Lectures, together with the other contributions, paint a fascinating picture of this multi-facetted Scot-'Father of the Scottish Folk Revival'.(http: //

Voice of the People
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Corey Gibson
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-06-16 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

Though Henderson is a major figure in Scottish cultural history, his reputation is largely maintained in anecdote and song. This study describes the ambitious moral-intellectual programme to reintegrate the artist in society at the heart of all of his endeavors.
Edinburgh Companion to Scottish Traditional Literatures
Language: en
Pages: 225
Authors: Sarah Dunnigan
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-20 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

This collection of essays explores the historical importance and imaginative richness of Scotland's extensive contribution to modes of traditional culture and expression: ballads, tales and storytelling, and song. Its underlying aim is to bring about a more dynamic and inclusive understanding of Scottish culture. Rooted in literary history and both
Community in Modern Scottish Literature
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Sarah Dunnigan
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-12 - Publisher: BRILL

Community in Modern Scottish Literature is the first book to examine representations and theories of community in Scottish writing of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries across a broad range of authors and from various conceptual perspectives.
Voicing Scotland
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Gary West
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-07-22 - Publisher: Luath Press Ltd

Voicing Scotland takes the reader on a discovery tour through Scotland's traditional music and song culture, past and present. West unravels the strings that link many of our contemporary musicians, singers and poets with those of the past, offering up to our ears these voices which deserve to be more
Hamish Henderson
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Timothy Neat
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-08-10 - Publisher: Birlinn

Hamish Henderson lived one of the great lives of twentieth-century Scotland, a dramatic life of epic European scale, a life of major artistic, political and spiritual achievement. This biography looks at Henderson's contribution to the folk revival and his involvement with The People's Festival Ceilidhs of the early 1950s.