This section contains a list of current web references to the poet and his work. Please note that the listing is being built up and is not comprehensive. Where the creation date of a web reference is unknown, the last known date when it was live or the date on which it is known to have been updated is given. Although the aim is to ensure that current links are maintained, it would be appreciated if any broken links could be reported by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Article [anonymous] on ‘Somhairle MacGill-eain’ on the Comhairle nan Eilean Siar website, live March 2007.
Ar Turas, Article [anonymous] on ‘Sorley MacLean’, live March 2007.
BBC Scotland, Biography [anonymous] of ‘Sorley MacLean 1911-1996’, live March 2007. www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/arts/writingscotland/writers/sorley_maclean
Cockburn, Ken. ‘17 Poems for 6d: a contemporary reading’, 2002.
Gillies, William. ‘Sorley MacLean’ [an obituary] on The Royal Society of Edinburgh website, live March 2007.
Heaney, Seamus. ‘Sorley Maclean: "Why Marx and Blake look down with equal admiration …’, article quoting extracts from Seamus Heaney’s inaugural Memorial Lecture in West Highland Free Press, issue number 1582.
Heaney, Seamus. ‘Hallaig by Sorley MacLean, translated by Seamus Heaney’ [English translation of ‘Hallaig’] appeared in the Guardian Review on November 2002.
Heaney, Seamus. ‘The trance and the translation: Seamus Heaney celebrates the life and work of Scots Gaelic poet Sorley MacLean’ [extended excerpts of his inaugural Memorial Lecture]: copy of article that first appeared in the Guardian Review on 30 November 2002
Hoff, Mary McLean. ‘A Tribute, by Mary McLean Hoff’ on the Clan MacLean website, live March 2007.
Jurgis, Andy. Review of Dàin do Eimhir, [ed. Christopher Whyte] in Rambles: A Cultural Arts Magazine, 2004. www.rambles.net/maclean_eimhir02.html
McClure, J. Derrick. ‘Douglas Young and Sorley MacLean’ on the University of Glasgow’s Faculty of Arts website, live March 2007.
Millennial Plaque in honour of ‘Sorley MacLean’ listed on University of Edinburgh website, live March 2007.
Note [anonymous] on ‘Sorley MacLean’ on the website of the Scottish Poetry Library, live March 2007.
Renton, Jennie. ‘Sorley MacLean’, part of National Library for Scotland’s The Write Stuff exhibition., live in March 2007.