The success and reputation of Sorley MacLean as international poet has tended to obscure (or displace) his lifelong research in the history and traditions of the Hebrides. This paper builds on the widening disciplinarity of historical studeis to remind ourselves how vitally important the poet has been as historian.
|Title of host publication||Ainmeil thar Cheudan.|
|Subtitle of host publication||Presentations to the 2011 Sorley MacLean Conference.|
|Editors||Ronald W Renton, Ian MacDonald|
|Place of Publication||Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach|
|Number of pages||14|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2016|
|Event||Sorley Maclean Conference - Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, Slèite, An t-Eilean Sgitheanach, United Kingdom|
Duration: 15 Jun 2011 → 18 Jun 2011
|Conference||Sorley Maclean Conference|
|Period||15/06/11 → 18/06/11|
- oral tradition
Cheape, H. (2016). 'A mind restless seeking': Sorley MacLean's historical research and the poet as historian. In R. W. Renton, & I. MacDonald (Eds.), Ainmeil thar Cheudan.: Presentations to the 2011 Sorley MacLean Conference. (pp. 121-134).  Clò Ostaig.