D M Black


Selected literary articles

Poets of the Sixties 3: Robert Garioch.
Lines Review. Spring 1967
The Poetry of George MacBeth.
Scottish International. August 1968
Scottish Poetry in the Sixties.
Akros 10: 28. 1975
In Memoriam: Robert Garioch.
Chapman 31. Winter 1981/82
The Predicament of the Scottish Writer.
Chapman 35/36. July 1983
Robert Garioch’s “Sisyphus”. 
Akros. October 1983
Scots and English.
Chapman. Summer 1985
The “Greatness” of Hugh MacDiarmid. Dundee:
Gairfish: Shibbolithos 1992
The Scottish Avant-garde in the 1960s. Dundee: 
Gairfish: McAvantgarde 1992
Ian Hamilton Finlay: A Window on the Early Work.
Chapman 78/79. 1994
A poet you may want to know better: Richard Wilbur.
Poetry London 37. Autumn 2000
Compelling Charm: Some reflections on Goethe’s move to Weimar: in J. Swift (ed)
Disciplines, Fields and Change in Art Education vol 3: Art Therapy, Psychology and Sociology. Birmingham: ARTicle Press, Dept of Art, University of Central England. 2001
“Enlarged By What Estranges”: Reflections on a poem by Richard Wilbur.
The Dark Horse 23. Summer 2009  
“How shall the Race be Served?”: The Life of Edwin Morgan.
The Dark Horse 26. Winter/Spring 2010/11
Handling Wildcats: Robert Garioch Reconsidered.
The Dark Horse 31. Autumn/Winter 2013
Hidden Abysses of Feeling: Pascale Petit's
The Zoo Father. In T. Dooley and M. Kapos (ed) The Best of Poetry London. Carcanet. 2014
Robin Fulton Macpherson: A note on the Scottish contribution. Poetry International (San Diego; online) 2014