Mac·Diar·mid (mək-dûrʹmĭd), Hugh. Pen name of Christopher Murray Grieve. 1892-1978.
Scottish poet whose works, many written in Scots, reflect his support for political independence from Great Britain and sparked a revival of modern Scottish literature.

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  • MacDiarmid, Hugh — orig. Christopher Murray Grieve born Aug. 11, 1892, Langholm, Dumfriesshire, Scot. died Sept. 9, 1978, Edinburgh Scottish poet. In 1922 he founded the monthly Scottish Chapbook, in which he published his lyrics and sparked the Scottish literary… …   Universalium

  • MacDiarmid, Hugh — (1892 1978)    Pseudonym of Christopher Murray Grieve. He was born in Langholm, Dumfrieshire, and educated at Langholm Academy. During his time as a pupilteacher in Edinburgh, he joined the Edinburgh branches of the Independent Labor Party and… …   British and Irish poets

  • MacDiarmid, Hugh — orig. Christopher Murray Grieve (11 ago. 1892, Langholm, Dumfriesshire, Escocia–9 sep. 1978, Edimburgo). Poeta escocés. En 1922 fundó el Scottish Chapbook, de salida mensual, en el que publicó sus poemas y el cual dio inicio al renacimiento de la …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • MacDiarmid, Hugh — pseud. di Grieve, Christopher Murray …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • Hugh MacDiarmid — [Hugh MacDiarmid] (1892–1978) a Scottish poet. He wrote in the Scottish ↑dialect known as ↑Lallans and is best known for his poem A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle (1926). He was a Communist and a supporter of Scottish independence, and was one of …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hugh MacDiarmid — Christopher Murray Grieve A bust of MacDiarmid in South Gyle, Edinburgh Born 11 August 1892 Langholm, Scotland Died 9 September 1978 Edinburgh, Scotland …   Wikipedia

  • Hugh — /hyooh/ or, often, /yooh/, n. a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning heart, mind. * * * (as used in expressions) Hector Hugh Munro Auden Wystan Hugh Chamberlen Hugh Gaitskell Hugh Todd Naylor Hefner Hugh Marston Hugh Capet Hugh of Saint… …   Universalium

  • Hugh — (as used in expressions) Auden, W(ystan) H(ugh) Chamberlen, Hugh Gaitskell, Hugh (Todd Naylor) Hefner, Hugh (Marston) Latimer, Hugh Lofting, Hugh (John) MacDiarmid, Hugh MacLennan, (John) Hugh McCulloch, Hugh H(ector) H(ugh) Munro Tyrone, Hugh O… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Hugh MacDiarmid — Hugh MacDiarmid, eigentlich Christopher Murray Grieve, (* 11. August 1892 in Langholm, Dumfries and Galloway; † 9. September 1978 in Edinburgh) war ein schottischer Dichter. Er verfasste Werke sowohl auf Englisch als auch auf Scots, war… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • MacDiarmid — or Macdiarmid is a surname, and may refer to:* Alan MacDiarmid won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2000 * Hugh MacDiarmid, Scottish poet, real name Christopher Murray Grieve * Sarah MacDiarmid, a woman who disappeared in Melbourne, Australia, in… …   Wikipedia

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