Famhair/Giant

Lodaidh MacFhionghain, Lewis MacKinnon,

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ISBN: 9781897009284

Famhair/Giant

  Author:   Lodaidh MacFhionghain, Lewis MacKinnon,  
  Publisher:  Cape Breton University Press

Gaelic can be viewed as a living language; it is not a relic of a romanticized community of the past. Both living and deceased, Nova Scotia Gaelic poets have added to the store of Gaelic literature in this province, and some of these offer a contemporary perspective, but to date, no complete volume has been created and provided to a wider public audience.

Thus, Famhair: a Nova Scotia Gaelic book of contemporary poetry spanning the cultural landscapes of Gaelic Cape Breton, the eastern Nova Scotia mainland, the Halifax Gaelic community and the broader collective consciousness of Nova Scotians.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781897009284
Item CB0047
PublisherCape Breton University Press
PublisherCape Breton University Press
Published onOctober 1 2008
Language eng
Pages 216
Format Paperback
Dimensions8.5(in) x 5.5(in)
Shipping weight280(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Rugadh Lodaidh MacFhionghain ’san t-Sìthean, Ceap Breatuinn, do athair aig a bheil a’ Ghàidhlig agus do mhàthair a tha ’na h-Acaidhtidheanachd is aig a bheil a’ Fhraingis. Chaidh a thogail air tìr-mór na h-Albann Nuaidh ann a’ Siorramachd Antaiginis. Foghlumaichte ’sa’ Bheurla, ré nan gnìomhan pearsanta, acadaimigeach agus dreuchdail aige, chùm Lodaidh sùim ’san t-sinnsearachd Ghàidhealach aige.Lewis MacKinnon was born in Inverness, Cape Breton, to a Gaelic-speaking father and a French Acadian mother. He was raised on the Nova Scotia mainland in Antigonish County. Educated in English, throughout his personal, academic and professional activities, Lewis has maintained an interest in his Gaelic roots.