Donald Sinclair

Poet and playwright Donald Sinclair | Dòmhnall Mac na Ceàrdaich (1885–1932), originally from the Isle of Barra, was one of the most prolific contributors to Erskine’s periodicals as playwright, poet, critic, essayist, and translator. Most of his publications were signed as ‘D. M. N. C.’

Publications in Erskine’s Periodicals

Volume IX, 1912, Issue 2

Domhnull nan Trioblaid [play]

Volume IX, 1912, Issue 4

Suiridhe Raoghail Mhaoil [play]

Volume X, 1913, Issue 3

Fearrann a Shinnsir [play]

Volume X, 1913, Issue 4

‘Faoileag an Droch-Chladaich’ [poetry]

Volume IX, 1914, Issue 2

‘Cainnt Mo Mhàthar’ [poetry]

Volume XI, 1914, Issue 3

Crois-Tara! [play]

‘Innse-Gall’ [poetry]

Volume XI, 1914, Issue 4

A’ Mhòr-Roinn agus am Fearann’ [essay]

Volume XII, 1915, Issue 1

‘Creag nan Sgarbh’ [poetry]

Volume XII, 1915, Issue 2

‘Canach an t-Slèibhe’ [story]

‘Loch na h-Ob’ [poetry]

Volume XII, 1915, Issue 3 & 4

‘Là nan Seachd Sìon’ [poetry]

Volume XIII, 1916, Issue 1

‘A’ Ghàidhlig agus a Muinntir’ [essay]

‘Là nan Seachd Sìon’ [poetry]

Volume XIII, 1916, Issue 2

‘Là nan Seachd Sìon’ [poetry]

Volume XIII, 1916, Issue 3

‘Seudan Peairseach’ [translation]

Bàrdachd Leòdhais [review]

Volume XIII, 1916, Issue 4

‘Inbhe ar Bàrdachd’ [essay]

Volume XIV, 1917, Issue 1

‘Danta Gradha’ [review]

Volume XIV, 1917, Issue 2

‘Gaol-Mhulad’ [story]

‘Comunn nam Bàrd Albannach’ [signed as Domhnull Mac-na-Ceardadh]

Volume XIV, 1917, Issue 3

‘An Duradan Duslaich’ [poetry]

‘An Sgoth Ghaidhealach’ [essay]

Volume XIV, 1917, Issue 4

‘Gairm Dùsgaidh’ [poetry]

‘Gaol-Aoibhneas’ [story]

Volume XV, 1918, Issue 1

‘Fàilte air a’ Chuan’ [poetry]

Volume XV, 1918, Issue 2

‘Gach Nì agus Neoni’ [translation of a poem by Ramon de Campoamor from Spanish]

Volume XV, 1918, Issue 3

‘Innis-na-Breige’ [essay]

Volume XV, 1918, Issue 4

‘Fribidean’ [poetry]

Volume XVI, 1919, Issue 2

‘Leabhraichean Ùra Bàrdachd’ [review]

Volume XVII, 1920, Issue 1

‘Òran an t-Samhraidh’ [translated from the book Ancient Gaelic Poetry by Kuno Meyer]

Volume XVII, 1920, Issue 2

‘Na h-Innse Sona’ [translated from the book Ancient Gaelic Poetry by Kuno Meyer]

Volume XVII, 1920, Issue 3

‘Beannachadh Moire’ [translated from the book Ancient Gaelic Poetry by Kuno Meyer]

Spring 1921

‘Seann Eachdraidh – Tiomnadh Bhruis air Neo-eisimeileachd na h-Albann’ [essay]

‘Tàladh’ [poetry]

Volume I, 1917

‘Innis Deoin-a’-Chridhe’ [poetry]

‘Uamh an Oir’ [story]

‘Ros Aluinn’ [poetry]

Volume II, 1918

‘Faoileag Tìr-an-Aidh’ [poetry]

Volume III, 1921

‘Lughain Lir’ [story]

Volume IV, 1930

‘Cogais Nàiseanta’ [essay]

‘Slighe nan Seann Seun’ [poetry]

‘Duan an Dòmhnaich’ [poetry edited by Donald Sinclair]

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