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Christopher Murray Grieve

(1892—1978) poet, writer, and cultural activist


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(1892–1978), poet: b. and commemorated at Langholm; lives at Montrose 1919–29, on Whalsay 1933–42, at Biggar 1951–78; visits Edinburgh from 1951. Sangschaw 1925, Penny Wheep 1926, A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle 1926, Cornish Heroic Song for Valda Trevlyn 1943, Lucky Poet 1943, Complete Poems 1920–76, ed. M. Grieve and W. R. Aitken, 1978 .

From The Oxford Guide to Literary Britain and Ireland in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Literature.


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