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Lewis Spence
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Born in Broughty Ferry, Angus and Dundee
Born on 25th of November 1874
Died on 3rd of March 1955

Born 1874. Died 1955 - Scottish poet and anthropologist.

Studied dentistry before turning to writing. Became authority of the folklore and mythology of Central and South America. Pioneered use of archaic Scots language in poetry. One of founder members of Nationalist Party of Scotland.

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From Gordon Pearson on 7th May 2009
I recently purchased a book of poetry, "Plumes of Time" by Lewis Spence with a dedication on the flyleaf from the auther to popular novel writer Annie S. Swan, a contemporary of Spence. I found the book in a charity shop in Gullane, where Miss Swan lived until her death. I was drawn to Spence's poems by one in particular called "Capernaum". Gordon P.

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