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Poems, Stories and Writings

 

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Poems, Stories and Writings


by Margaret Caroline Tait (Author)
Ali Smith (Editor)
Sarah Neely (Editor)

 

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ISBN: 9781847771599

 

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Poems, Stories and Writings draws on Tait's three poetry collections, her book of short stories,her magazine articles and unpublished notebooks to make available for the first time a collection of the full range of Tait's writing.


Margaret Tait (1918-1999) was a pioneering filmmaker for whom words and images made the world real. In 'documentary', she wrote, real things 'lose their reality ...and there's no poetry in that. In poetry, something else happens.' If film, for Tait, was a poetic medium, her poems are works of craft and observation that are generous and independent in their vision of the world, poems that make seeing happen. Sarah Neely, Lecturer in Film at the University of Stirling, draws on Tait's three poetry collections, her book of short stories,her magazine articles and unpublished notebooks to make available for the first time a collection of the full range of Tait's writing. Her introduction discusses Tait as filmmaker and writer in the context of mid-twentieth-century Scottish culture, and a comprehensive list of bibliographic and film resources provides an indispensible guide for further exploration.


 

ISBN 1847771599
ISBN13 9781847771599
Publisher Fyfield Books
Format Paperback
Publication date 30/04/2012
Pages 185 pp
Weight (grammes) 249
Published in United Kingdom
Height (mm) 213
Width (mm) 135