Christopher Whyte

Christopher Whyte Christopher Whyte (''Crìsdean MacIlleBhàin'') is a Scottish poet, novelist, translator and critic. He is a novelist in English, a poet in Scottish Gaelic, the translator into English of Marina Tsvetaeva, Pier Paolo Pasolini and Rainer Maria Rilke, and a critic of Scottish and international literature. His work in Gaelic appears under the name Crìsdean MacIlleBhàin.

Whyte first published some translations of modern poetry into Gaelic, including poems by Konstantinos Kavafis, Yannis Ritsos and Anna Akhmatova. He then published two collections of original poetry in Gaelic, ''Uirsgeul'' (''Myth''), 1991 and ''An Tràth Duilich'' (''The Difficult Time''), 2002. In the meantime he started to write prose in English and has published four novels, ''Euphemia MacFarrigle and the Laughing Virgin'' (1995), ''The Warlock of Strathearn'' (1997), ''The Gay Decameron'' (1998) and ''The Cloud Machinery'' (2000).

In 2002, Whyte won a Scottish Research Book of the Year award for his edition of Sorley Maclean's ''Dàin do Eimhir'' (''Poems to Eimhir''), published by the Association for Scottish Literary Studies. He has also compiled some anthologies of present-day Gaelic poetry and written critical articles and essays. Provided by Wikipedia
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by Whyte, Christopher, 1988-, Mazanec, Brian M.
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2019

by Jensen, Benjamin M., Whyte, Christopher, 1988-, Cuomo, Scott
Washington, DC : Georgetown University Press, 2022

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