Tag Archives: Brian Holton

Micro-reviews (1): Haurd Roads an Cauld Hairst Winds

(Translations into Scots from Du Fu and Li Bai by Brian Holton, Taproot Press, 2021) I’ve been meaning for a while to post a few of the micro-reviews I always end up writing whenever I’m asked for ‘a sentence or … Continue reading

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Jelly Bo Lee Jubilee

This selection of sparrow-mumblings is posted to coincide with the 200th anniversary of Edward Lear’s birth, and indeed commences with a small hommage/omelette/oubliette. This has been a busy couple of months of ‘proper’ composition, the results of which shall soon … Continue reading

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HOLTON’S 10 COMMANDMENTS

(This simple set of injunctions by Brian Holton, principle translator of the Chinese Anthology I’m working on, seems to be applicable by extension beyond the field of Chinese translation, and, metaphorically, beyond the area of translation. I’m sure many writers … Continue reading

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