Robert Crawford

Robert Crawford

About Robert Crawford

Robert Crawford is a scottish poet and writer. He is currently Professor of English at the University of St Andrews. Crawford writes in a modern English, with a few nods to dialect words, with an occasional made-up word or a word borrowed from technical science. The main forms he uses are short and lyrical. He has translated from the 17th century Latin of the Aberdeenshire poet Arthur Johnston. He is a prolific and successful poet himself and concerns himself with the nature and processes of creative writing. He has a particular interest in the work of T. S. Eliot and other aspects of Modernism. He is interested in the relationship between literature, particularly poetry, and modern science, including Information Technology.
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