Liz Lochhead is one of the leading poets writing in Britain today. A Memo For Spring, her debut collection, was a landmark publication. This new edition is being release to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of its publication in 1972.
A stunning new collection of selected works from one of Scotland's most loved writers and current makar.
Margery Palmer McCulloch's SCOTNOTE study guide provides a background to the history and to the dramatic presentation, as well as giving an overview of the modern context of Lochhead's play, for senior school pupils and students at all levels.
The tale of the enmity between Elizabeth I of England and Mary Queen of Scots, retold by Scotland's unofficial Poet Laureate.
The ancient stories of the Kingdom of Thebes, with a Scottish inflection: of Oedipus the King, abandoned as a baby, who inadvertently kills his father and marries his mother, and of Antigone, who dies rather than obey Oedipus' successor, King Creon, and leaves her brother's corpse unburied.
In this poem human relationships, especially as seen from a woman's point of view, are central.
A new collection from one of Scotland's most loved writers
Those seeking memorable words for their ceremonies of marriage or commitment, or simply want to take delight in an anthology of love poems, will find in this collection old favourites and brand new poems, in English, Scots and Gaelic, all with a Scottish flavour.
The first collection of original plays by Scotland's leading female playwright and National Poet.