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Norman MacCaig

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Scottish poet known for A Circular of Applause and various other collections of basic, humorous poems. Through the 1970s and 1980s, he received both Queen’s Yellow metal Medal for Poetry as well as the Cholmondeley Award. He was a pacifist and a conscientious objector through the Globe War II period and was broadly criticized for his sights. His early literary function was inspired by the brand new Apocalypse Movement from the 1930s and ’40s. He was created and elevated in the town of Edinburgh, Scotland. His mother’s Scottish Highland and Gaelic root base greatly inspired his personal and literary advancement. He cited poet John Donne as a significant literary influence.

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Full Name Norman MacCaig
Date Of Birth November 14, 1910
Died January 23, 1996, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Place Of Birth Scotland
Profession Poet
Education Royal High School, Edinburgh, University of Edinburgh
Nationality Scottish, British
Nominations Neustadt International Prize for Literature
Star Sign Scorpio

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