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A Small Book of Translations: 09 - Catullus 8

Author(s): Alexander Hutchison

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QUINTIA FORMOSAST MULTIS;
MIHI CANDIDA, LONGA, RECTAST

Aabody's on aboot "Buntie's bonny": blonde a'll grant
ye, a lang drink o watter, nae hump as far as I can
tell. Gweed pints there – a puckle – aye, aye: bit
nithin that tots up t' "bonny". For fit's there
t' fancy? – in aa yon gran carcass nae a smidgin
o saat. Leebie's a beezer: braw, bien fae tap t' tail –
aa the gowans o ither deems she's gaithert til hersel.

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A Small Book of Translations: 09 - Catullus 8

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Audience size 1000+

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Method of composition N/A
Year of composition 2004
Word count 83
General description Collection of poems in translation

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Book
Email
Leaflet/brochure (prospectus)
Magazine (e-zine)
Periodical/journal
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Part of larger text

Text setting

Other Literature in translation/poetry

Text type

Poem/song/ballad

Author

Author details

Author id 420
Forenames Alexander
Surname Hutchison
Gender Male
Decade of birth 1940
Educational attainment University
Age left school 17
Occupation Writer / Senior Lecturer
Place of birth Buckie
Region of birth Banff
Birthplace CSD dialect area Bnf
Country of birth Scotland
Place of residence Glasgow
Region of residence Glasgow
Residence CSD dialect area Gsw
Country of residence Scotland
Father's occupation Medical Practitioner
Father's place of birth Spey Bay
Father's region of birth Moray
Father's birthplace CSD dialect area Mry
Father's country of birth Scotland
Mother's occupation School Meals Supervisor
Mother's place of birth Buckie
Mother's region of birth Banff
Mother's birthplace CSD dialect area Bnf
Mother's country of birth Scotland

Languages

Language Speak Read Write Understand Circumstances
English Yes Yes Yes Yes Generally/work/home etc.
French Yes Yes No Yes
Italian No Yes No No translation
Latin No Yes No No
Scots Yes Yes Yes Yes Socially/home/writing

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