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Book Box: Nova Scotia Gaelic Poetry

$26.35

Two bilingual Nova Scotia Gaelic poetry collections at a 15% discount: Òr a Mhaireas / Lasting Gold (2022), with poems by 11 different poets with Nova Scotia connections, and Cridhe ‘s Anam / Heart & Soul (2023) by Catriona NicÌomhair Parsons, featuring poems about emigration, Lewis, Cape Breton, New Zealand, the endurance of Gaelic language & culture, Christianity, aging, nature, and the changing seasons. Poems in both collections are presented in Scottish Gaelic with parallel English translations. See details below.

In this box you will receive one copy each of the following two books:

Cridhe's Anam / Heart & Soul:  Catrìona NicÌomhair Parsons’ poems transport us from her upbringing in the Isle of Lewis to North America and New Zealand, with a focus on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia where she has made her home. Her work contemplates emigration, the endurance of Gaelic language & culture, Christianity, aging, nature, and the changing seasons. Hymns and translations of Canadian, Nova Scotian, and Cape Breton songs round out the collection. This collection features poems in Scottish Gaelic with English translation on the facing page.

  • Paperback
  • 6 x 9 inches
  • 110 pages
  • $15.99 retail value
  • Published 2023
  • ISBN 978-1-77861-021-9
  • Retail price: $15.99

 

Òr a Mhaireas / Lasting Gold: Bàrdachd Ùr á Albainn Nuaidh / New Nova Scotia Gaelic Poetry:  Joy and loss, connection and disconnection… and cookies! This collection features new Gaelic poetry from eleven writers with Nova Scotian connections, in formats both modern and traditional. The poems demonstrate the tenacity of the Gaels and their language in the Nova Scotia diaspora.

  • Paperback
  • 6 x 9 inches
  • 70 pages
  • $14.99 retail value
  • Published 2022
  • ISBN 978-1-988747-99-6

 

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Additional information

Weight .312 kg
Dimensions 12 × 9 × 2 cm