Watson, Roderick

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WATSON, Roderick

WATSON, Roderick. Scottish, b. 1943. Genres: Poetry, Literary criticism and history. Career: University of Victoria, BC, lecturer in English, 1965- 66; University of Stirling, professor in English. Canongate Classics, general ed., 1987-; Stirling Centre for Scottish Studies, director, 1999. Publications: (with J. Rankin) 28 Poems, 1964; Poems, 1970; (with V. Simmons and P. Mills) Trio: New Poets from Edinburgh, 1971; Hugh MacDiarmid, 1976; True History on the Walls, 1976; (with M. Gray) The Penguin Book of the Bicycle, 1978; The Literature of Scotland, 1984; MacDiarmid, 1985; The Poetry of Norman MacCaig, 1989. EDITOR: (co) Scottish Poetry Seven, Eight and Nine, 3 vols., 1974-76; (with A. Ogilvy and G. Sutherland) Birds: An Anthology of New Poems, 1978; Three Scottish Poets, 1992; The Poetry of Scotland, 1995. Address: 19 Millar Pl, Stirling FK8 1XD, Scotland. On- line address: [email protected]

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