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Picture of Simonides


Norman McBeath

Binding: H
ISBN: 9780955285936

Publisher's Description
Published to coincide with an exhibition at Edinburgh College of Art as part of the 2011 Edinburgh Art Festival, Simonides (Easel Press, 2011) is a collaboration with one of the country’s leading poets, Robert Crawford, Professor of Modern Scottish Literature at the University of St Andrews. The book features twenty-five black and white, duotone photographs paired with texts translated from ancient Greek into Scots (and English) by Robert Crawford. The title is the name of an ancient Greek poet most known for his epitaphs and work to do with memory. BBC Radio 4 is broadcasting a programme in late November 2011 that is centred on Simonides and the collaboration between Robert Crawford and Norman McBeath.

A beautifully produced cloth-bound hardback with twenty-five duotone black and white photographs by Norman McBeath and texts by Robert Crawford. The book also contains Robert Crawford’s essay Simonides and the War on Terror.

You can view images from this book on the Norman McBeath website.

Publisher: Easel Press
Size: 250 x 245mm
72 pages, 25 duotone black and white photographs

Publisher's Price: £ 25.00