The Midnight Letterbox: Selected Correspondence 1950 - 2010

Edwin Morgan

One of the central figures of twentieth-century Scottish literature, Edwin Morgan was a prolific letter-writer. His correspondence, like his poetry, is wide-ranging, full of generosity and enthusiasm, and above all a testament to his lifelong commitment to exploring the possibilities of poetry. This selection of his letters, spanning Morgan’s full career as a teacher and writer, enables readers to track the development of his ideas, his friendships and his creative collaborations. At the same time it provides a superbly engaging portrait of a man with a boundless interest in the fast-changing world around him.

Subjects: Literature

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This title is available in the following collections: Carcanet Collection  

  • Author: Edwin Morgan
  • Editor: James McGonigal and John Coyle
  • Publisher: Carcanet
  • ISBN: 9781784100797