Edwin Muir

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Edwin Muir
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Born15 Mey 1887(1887-05-15)
Deerness, Orkney Islands, Scotland
Dee'd3 Januar 1959(1959-01-03) (aged 71)
Swaffham Prior, Ingland
ThriftPoet, novelist, translator

Edwin Muir (15 Mey 1887 – 3 Januar 1959) wis a Scots Orcadian[1][2] poet, novelist an translator, born on a ferm in Deerness. He is remembert for his deeply felt an vivid poetry in plain leid wi few stylistic preoccupations, an for his extensive translations o Franz Kafka's wirks wi his wife Willa Muir.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Edwin Muir, an Autobiography, Canongate Press, Edinburgh 1993, ISBN 0-86241-423-7)
  2. Paul Henderson Scott, Towards Independence, "Edwin Muir was an Orkney man who never quite felt that he was Scottish"