Gaelic Literature  of the Isle of Skye: an annotated  bibliography   

 

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AITCHISON, James (joint ed.).  See: Alexander Scott and James Aitchison.

 

AITKEN, Adam J., Matthew P. McDiarmid and Derick S. Thomson (1977).  Bards and Makars: Scottish Language and Literature, Medieval and Renaissance.  Glasgow: University of Glasgow Press.

 

AMANNAN: Sgialachdan Goirid (1979).  [Duneidinn]: U & R Chambers.

 

AM MEASG nam Bodach (1938).  Glaschu: An Comunn Gaidhealach.

 

BASSIN, Ethel (1977).  The Old Songs of Skye: Frances Tolmie and Her Circle.  Edited by Derek Bownam.  London and Henley: Routledge & Kegan Paul.

 

BATEMAN, Meg and Anne Loughran (2014) (eds).  Bàird Ghleann Dail: the Glendale Bards.  Edited by Meg Bateman, with Anne Loughran.  Edinburgh: John Donald.

 

BETHUNE-BAKER, Alfred A. (ed.).  See: Thomas Whyte.

 

BLACK, Ronald:

 

(1976-8). ‘The Genius of Cathal MacMhuirich’, TGSI, 50:327-366.

 

(1999).  An Tuil: Anthology of 20th Century Scottish Gaelic Verse. Edinburgh: Polygon. (repr. 2002).

 

(2005) (ed.)  The Gaelic otherworld : John Gregorson Campbell’s Superstitions of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland and Witchcraft and second sight in the Highlands and Islands.

Edinburgh: Birlinn.

 

BLANKENHORN, Virginia (1978).  ‘Traditional and Bogus Elements in MacCrimmon’s Lament’, Scottish Studies, 22:45-67.

 

BOCHANAN, Dùghall (1946).  Dàin Spioradail le Dùghall Bochanan: The Spiritual Songs of Dugald Buchanan.  Glasgow: Alex. MacLaren & Sons.   [1st edition 1767].

 

BOWMAN, Derek (ed.).  See: Ethel Bassin.

 

BRUFORD, Alan (1969).  Gaelic Folk-tales and Mediaeval Romances.  Dublin: The Folklore of Ireland Society.

 

BUCHANAN, Dugald.  See: Dùghall Bochanan.

 

BUDGE, Donald.  See: Domhnall Buidse.

 

BUIDSE, Domhnall:

 

(1961).  Donald Budge.  The Skye Lochinvar.  Glasgow: John Smith.

 

(1971-72).  ‘Bàird an Eilean Sgiathanaich:  Domhnull MacLeòid, “Domhnull nan Oran” ‘, TGSI, 47:392-403.

 

(1973). ‘Beathag Mhór, Bana Bhàrd Sgiathanach’, TGSI, 48:371-381.

 

(1974).  ‘Bàird an Eilean Sgiathanaich: Clann-an-Aba, ~Thròdairnis’,  TGSI, 48:584-601.

 

CALDER, George (ed.).  See: James MacDougall.

 

CAMERON, Alexander (1871).  History and Traditions of the Isle of Skye. Inverness: E. Forsyth.

 

CAMERON, Alexander (1894).  Reliquiae Celticae.  Edited by Alexander MacBain and Rev. John Kennedy.  Vol. 2.  Inverness: Northern Counties.

 

CAMERON, Malcolm.  See: Calum Camshron.

 

CAMPBELL, Alexander (1816, 1818) (ed.).  Albyn’s Anthology. Two vols.  Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd.

 

CAMPBELL, Donald (1862).  A Treatise on the Language, Poetry and Music of  the Highland Clans.  Edinburgh: D. R. Collie & Son.

 

CAMPBELL, J. F:

 

(1872).  Leabhar na Feinne.  Vol. 1.  London: Spottiswoode & Co. for the author [repr. Shannon: Irish University Press, 1972]

 

(1890).  Popular Tales of the West Highlands.  Second edition.  Vol. 1.  Paisley and London: Alexander Gardner.  [repr. Hounslow: Wildwood House, 1983]

 

(1890).  Popular Tales of the West Highlands.  Second edition.  Vol. 2.  Paisley and London: Alexander Gardner.  [repr. Hounslow: Wildwood House, 1983]

 

(1892).  Popular Tales of the West Highlands.  Second edition.  Vol. 3.  Paisley and London: Alexander Gardner.  [repr. Hounslow: Wildwood House, 1984]

 

(1893).  Popular Tales of the West Highlands.  Second edition.  Vol. 4.  Paisley and London: Alexander Gardner.  [repr. Hounslow: Wildwood House, 1984

 

See also: J. G. MacKay  (ed.)

 

CAMPBELL, John Gregorson:

 

(1895). Waifs and Strays of Celtic Tradition.  No. 5.  Edited by Jessie Wallace and Duncan MacIsaac.  London: David Nutt.

 

(1900).  Superstitions of the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.   See above: Black 2005.

 

(1902)  Witchcraft and second sight in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland.  [See above: Black 2005]

 

CAMPBELL, J. L:

 

(1968).  ‘Notes on the Poems ascribed to Mary MacLeod in D. C. MacPherson’s Duanaire’,   Scottish Gaelic Studies, 11.  Part 2: 171-191.

 

(1978).  ‘Notes on Hamish Robertson’s “Studies in Carmichael’s Carmina Gadelica” ‘, Scottish Gaelic Studies, 13.  Part 1:1-17.

 

(1984).  Canna: the Story of a Hebridean Island.  Oxford: OUP for the National Trust for Scotland.

 

CAMPBELL, J. L.,  & Francis Collinson (ed. & transcriber):

 

(1969).  Hebridean Folksongs.  Oxford: Clarendon.

 

(1977).  Hebridean Folksongs II.  Oxford: Clarendon.

 

(1981).  Hebridean Folksongs III.  Oxford: Clarendon.

 

CAMSHRON, Calum (1962).  ‘Eilean Shòthaidh’, An Gaidheal, 57:75-77.

 

CARMICHAEL, Alexander:

 

(1900). Carmina Gadelica.  Vol. 1.  Edinburgh: T & A Constable for the author [2nd edition.  Edinburgh & London: Oliver & Boyd, 1928]

 

(1900). Carmina Gadelica.  Vol. 2.  Edinburgh: T & A Constable for the author [2nd edition.  Edinburgh & London: Oliver & Boyd, 1928]

 

(1940). Carmina Gadelica.  Vol. 3.  Edited by James Carmichael Watson.  Edinburgh & London: Oliver & Boyd.

 

(1941). Carmina Gadelica.  Vol. 4.  Edited by James Carmichael Watson.  Edinburgh & London: Oliver & Boyd.

 

(1954). Carmina Gadelica.  Vol. 5.  Edited by Angus Matheson.  Edinburgh & London: Oliver & Boyd.

 

(1971). Carmina Gadelica.  Vol. 6.  Edited by Angus Matheson.  Edinburgh & London: Scottish Academic Press.

 

(1992)  Carmina Gadelica.  One volume edition, with introduction by John MacInnes.  Edinburgh: Floris Books.

 

CARNEY, James (1968) (ed.).  Celtic Studies: essays in memory of Angus Matheson.  London: Routledge & Kegan Paul.

 

A’ CHOISIR-Chiùil: the St. Columba Collection of Gaelic Songs.  (n.d.).  Paisley: J & R Parlane.

 

CHRISTIANSEN, Reidar Th. (joint author).  See: Sean Ó Suilleabhain, & Reidar Th. Christianson.

 

CO-CHRUINNEACHADH de dh’ Oranan Taoghta (1836).  Glasgow: Duncan MacVean.

 

CO-CHRUINNEACHADH Nuadh do dh’ Orannibh Gaidhealach (1806).  Inbhirneis: Eoin Young.

 

COISIR a’ Mhòid  I: the Mod Collection of Gaelic Part Songs 1896-1912  (n.d.).  Glasgow: Alex. MacLaren & Sons for An Comunn Gaidhealach.

 

COISIR a’ Mhòid  II: the Mod Collection of Gaelic Part Songs 1913-1923  (n.d.).  Glasgow: Alex. MacLaren & Sons for An Comunn Gaidhealach.

 

COLLINSON, Francis (1966).  The Traditional and National Music of Scotland.  London: Routledge & Kegan Paul.

 

See also: J. L. Campbell & Francis Collinson.

 

COOPER, Derek (1983).  Skye Remembered.  Skye: West Highland Publishing Co.

 

CRAIG, K. C. (1949).  Orain Luaidh Mhàiri Nighean Alasdair.  Air an cruinneachadh le K. C. Craig.  Glasgow: Alasdair Matheson for K. C. Craig.

 

CREIGHTON, Helen and Calum MacLeod (1964).  Gaelic Songs in Nova Scotia.  Ottawa: Dept. of the Secretary of State.

 

‘DAILEACH’ (1919).  ‘Gearradh Cainnte’,  An Deò-Gréine, 14: 75.

 

DARLING, F. Fraser (1955).  West Highland Survey: an Essay in Human Ecology.  Oxford: OUP.

 

DEVLIN, Brendan P.  See: Breandan P. Ó Doibhlin.

 

DILLON, Myles (1948).  Early Irish Literature.  Chicago & London: University of Chicago Press.

 

DOMHNALLACH, Domhnall Eairdsidh (ed.).  See: Pàdruig Moireasdan.

 

DOMHNALLACH, Eoin (1960).  ‘Pìobairean an Eilein’, Gairm, 31:223-227.

 

DOMHNALLACH, Fionnlagh (1980).  ‘Beatha air a cur gu feum na Gaidhealtachd’,  North 7, 41:18-19.

 

DOMHNALLACH, Tormod:

 

(1965).  ‘Dioghlum bho Achaidhean na Bàrdachd’,  Gairm, 51:270-278;  52:316-323;  53:29-42.

 

(1966).  Norman MacDonald.  ‘Some Rare Hebridean Gaelic Words  and Phrases’, Scottish Gaelic Studies, 11.  Part 1:38-59.

 

(1968).  ‘Sàr Bhàird am Beul-Aithris’, Gairm,  62:183-185.

 

(1971).  ‘Aoirean agus Luinneagan Eibhinn’,   Gairm, 76:299-319.

 

‘DOMHNALL Donn’.  See: T. M. Murchison

 

DONNCHADH Bàn.  See: Angus MacLeod (ed.)

 

DOWNIE, A. MacKenzie, and A. D. MacKinnon (1883).  Genealogical Account of the Family of MacKinnon.  Second edition.  London: Edward Stanford.

 

D’OYLY, Baintighearna (1875).  Orain Ghàidhlig.  Glaschu: Gilleasbuig Mac-na-Ceardadh.

 

DUN, Finlay (c. 1848).  Orain na h-Albain.  Edinburgh: Wood & Co;  Glasgow: J. Muir, Wood & Co; London: Cramer, Beale & Chappell.

 

FASTI Ecclesiae Scoticanae:

 

(1915).  Hew Scott.  New edition.  Vol. 1.  Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd.

 

(1917).  Hew Scott.  New edition.  Vol. 2.  Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd.

 

(1920).  Hew Scott.  New edition.  Vol. 3.  Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd.

 

(1923).  Hew Scott.  New edition.  Vol. 4.  Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd.

 

(1925).  Hew Scott.  New edition.  Vol. 5.  Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd.

 

(1926).  Hew Scott.  New edition.  Vol. 6.  Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd.

 

(1928).  Hew Scott.  New edition.  Vol. 7.  Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd.

 

(1950).  Hew Scott.  New edition.  Vol. 8.  Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd.

 

(1961).  J. A. Lamb (ed.).  Vol. 9.  Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd.

 

(1981).  D. F. M. MacDonald (ed.).  Vol. 9.  Edinburgh: St. Andrew Press.

 

FERGUSSON, Donald A. (ed.)

 

(1977).  Fad air Falbh as Innse Gall …: Beyond the Hebrides.  Halifax, Nova Scotia: For the editor.

 

(1978).  From the Farthest Hebrides: Bho na h-Innse Gall as Iomallaiche.  Toronto: Macmillan of Canada.

 

FILIDH nam Beann: the Mountain Songster.  (n.d.).  Glasgow: Archibald Sinclair

 

‘FIONN’  Henry Whyte:

 

(1881).  The Celtic Garland.  Glasgow: Archibald Sinclair.

 

(1893-94).  ‘Lament for Rory Mor MacLeod, 1626’, Celtic Monthly, 2: 51-53.

 

(1908).        ‘The MacLeods of Morvern’, Celtic Monthly, 16:145-46.

 

FOLK-Song Society Journal.  See: Frances Tolmie.

 

FORBES, Alexander Robert (1923).  Place-names of Skye and Adjacent Islands.  Paisley: Alexander Gardner.

 

FRASER, S. (1816) (ed.).  The Airs and Melodies Peculiar to the Highlands of Scotland and the Isles.  Edinburgh: For the editor.

 

GILLIES, Archibald.  See: Iain Morastan and Gilleasbuig Mac-Gill’ Iosa.

 

GILLIES, John (1786) (ed.).  A Collection of Ancient and Modern Gaelic Poems and Songs.  Perth: Printed for John Gillies, Bookseller.

 

‘GLASRACH’ (1875).  ‘Na Trì Coin air Lomhainn’,  An Gaidheal, 4: 115-119.

 

‘GLEANNACH’.  See: Alexander MacDonald.

 

GORDON, James (1938).  ‘Cloud over Soay’, Scots Magazine, 28: 175-85.

 

GRANND, Domhnall (1971).  Tir an Aigh.  Glaschu: Gairm.

 

GRANT, Alasdair (1969).  ‘A Study of the Origins of Marjory Kennedy-Fraser’s Songs of the Hebrides, Vol. 1’,  [Unpublished Dissertation, University of

Aberdeen, Dept. of Celtic.

             

GRANT, I. F. (1959).  The MacLeods: the History of a Clan 1200-1956.  London: Faber & Faber.

 

HENDERSON, George (1911).  ‘Làmh-sgrìobhainnean Mhic-Neacail’, TGSI, 27: 340-409.

 

HERDMAN, John (1977).  ‘The Poetry of Sorley MacLean: a non-Gael’s View’,  Lines Review, 61: 25-36.

 

HICKSON, Mary (1884).  Ireland in the Seventeenth Century.  Vol. 1.  London: Longman & Co.

 

HIGHLAND Society of Scotland (1805).  Report of the Committee of the Highland Society of Scotland, appointed to inquire into the nature and authenticity of the Poems of Ossian. Edinburgh: Archibald Constable & Co.

 

HOLLO, Kaarina (joint editor).  See: Sharon Arbuthnot and Kaarina Hollo

 

HUNTER, James (1976).  The Making of the Crofting Community.  Edinburgh: John Donald.

 

IAIN Lom.  See: Annie M. MacKenzie (ed.).

 

The INVERNESS Collection of Highland Pibrochs, Laments, Quicksteps, Marches  [n.d.].  Inverness & Aberdeen: Logan & Co.

 

KENNEDY, John (ed.).  See: Alexander Cameron (1894).

 

KENNEDY -Fraser, Marjory (1929).  A Life of Song.  London: OUP.

 

KENNEDY -Fraser, Marjory, and Kenneth MacLeod (eds.):

                  

(1909). Songs of the Hebrides.  London: Boosey & Co.

 

(1913). Sea-Tangle: Some More Songs of the Hebrides  London: Boosey & Co.

 

(1917). Songs of the Hebrides.  Second volume.  London: Boosey & Co.

 

(1921). Songs of the Hebrides.  Third volume.  London: Boosey & Co.

 

(1925).  From the Hebrides.  Glasgow: Paterson’s Publications.

 

(n. d.).  More Songs of the Hebrides.  London: Boosey & Co.  (post-1927 publication, see:  Bassin 1977:185).

 

KER, W. P. (1928).  Form and Style in Poetry.  London: Macmillan & Co.

 

KERRIGAN, Catherine (1991) (ed.).  An Anthology of Scottish Women Poets.  Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

 

KNOTT, Eleanor (1974).  An Introduction to Irish Syllabic Poetry of the Period 1200-1600. Second edition.  Dublin: Institute for Advanced Studies.

 

LAMB, John Alexander (ed.).  See: Fasti Ecclesiae Scoticane.

 

LAMONT, D. (1913).  Strath: in Isle of Skye.  Glasgow: Archibald Sinclair.

 

LAMONT, Donald (1960).  The Prose Writings of Donald Lamont 1874-1958.  Edited by Thomas M. Murchison.  Edinburgh: Oliver & Boyd for the SGTS.

 

LAW, T. S., and Thurso Berwick (1973) (eds.).  Homage to John MacLean.  Thurso: The John MacLean Society.

 

LINDSAY, Maurice (ed.).

 

(1946). Modern Scottish Poetry.  London: Faber & Faber.

 

(1966).  Modern Scottish Poetry.  2nd ed.  London: Faber & Faber.

 

(1976).  Modern Scottish Poetry.  3rd ed.  Manchester: Carcanet.

 

LOUGHRAN, Anne:

 

(1986).  C’àit an caidil an nighneag an nochd?: an early nineteenth-century Skye song’, Scottish Gaelic Studies 14, Part 2: 44-50.

 

(1988).  ‘Some further notes on C’àit an caidil an nighneag an nochd?, Scottish Gaelic Studies 15, 153-154.

 

(2006).  ‘Iain Og Moraidh and his song: a nineteenth century enigma’,  Scottish Gaelic Studies 22: 161-186.

 

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