Thomson (Derick Smith)

(1921 – 2012)

10642.
Thomson (Derick S.): Niall Mór MacMhuirich.
In TGSI 49 (1974–1976), pp. 9–25.
Attempts to ascertain the territorial allegiance of Niall Mór by examining three poems ascribed to him: Sé hoidhche dhamhsa san dún (from the Red book of Clanranald); Soraidh slán don oidhche a-réir (from the Red book of Clanranald, etc.); Seanchas na pìob’ o thùs (from McLagan MS 26).
14217.
Thomson (Derick): An introduction to Gaelic poetry.
London: Gollancz, 1974. 335 pp.
Rev. by
Seán de Búrca, in ZCP 36 (1978), pp. 269-271.
11449.
Thomson (D. S.): The new verse in Scottish Gaelic: a structural analysis.
Bergin lectures, 4. Dublin: University College Dublin, 1974. 30 pp.
14219.
Thomson (Derick): Gaelic in Scotland: the background.
In Gàidhlig ann an Albainn (1976), pp. 1–12.
14226.
MacThòmais (Ruaraidh): Leabhraichean, litreachas, foillseachadh.
In Gàidhlig ann an Albainn (1976), pp. 78–86.
10651.
Thomson (Derick S.): Words and expressions from Lewis.
In TGSI 50 (1976–1978), pp. 173–200.
1. Work terminology and technical terms; 2. Play terms; 3. Movement; 4. Exclamations, retorts, endearments; 5. Proper names; Character (mental and physical); 7. Other descriptive terms; 8. Idiomatic usages and descriptive phrases; 9. Some metaphorical expressions; 10. Proverbial and other sayings; rhymes.
14213.
Thomson (Derick): Gàidhlig ann an Albainn = Gaelic in Scotland / deasaichte le Ruaraidh MacThómais = edited by Derick Thomson; a blueprint for official and private inititatives.
Glaschu: Gairm, 1976. 92 pp.
Rev. by
William Gillies, in ZCP 36 (1978), pp. 263-264.
7827.
Price (Glanville) (ed.), Wells (David A.) (ed.): The year’s work in modern language studies 1977.
YWMLS, 39. Cambridge: Modern Humanities Research Association, 1978.
pp. 561-570: Irish studies, by R. A. Q. Skerrett (for 1976 and 1977).
pp. 571-576: Scottish Gaelic studies, by Derick S. Thomson.
Skerrett (R. A. Q.), Thomson (Derick S.)
7828.
Price (Glanville) (ed.), Wells (David A.) (ed.): The year’s work in modern language studies 1978.
YWMLS, 40. Cambridge: Modern Humanities Research Association, 1979.
pp. 565-568: Scottish Gaelic studies, by Derick S. Thomson.
Thomson (Derick S.)
7831.
Price (Glanville) (ed.), Wells (David A.) (ed.): The year’s work in modern language studies 1979.
YWMLS, 41. Cambridge: Modern Humanities Research Association, 1980.
pp. 594-598: Scottish Gaelic studies, by Derick S. Thomson.
Thomson (Derick S.)
16068.
Thomson (Derick): Gaelic in Scotland: assessment and prognosis.
In Minority languages today (1981), pp. 10–20.
16066.
Haugen (Einar) (ed.), McClure (J. Derrick) (ed.), Thomson (Derick) (ed.): Minority languages today: a selection from the papers read at the First International Conference on Minority Languages held at Glasgow University from 8 to 13 September 1980 / edited by Einar Haugen, J. Derrick McClure, Derick Thomson.
Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1981. xii + 250 pp.
Reissued with corr. and add. 1990.

Rev. by
R. M. Jones, in StC 26-27 (1991-1992), pp. 295-296.
14195.
Thomson (Derick S.): The new English-Gaelic dictionary.
Glasgow: Gairm, 1981. vii + 210 pp.
Rev. by
Karl Horst Schmidt, in ZCP 40 (1984), p. 291.
Seosamh Ó Watson, in Éigse 20 (1984), pp. 247-248.
7832.
Price (Glanville) (ed.), Wells (David A.) (ed.): The year’s work in modern language studies 1981.
YWMLS, 43. Cambridge: Modern Humanities Research Association, 1982.
pp. 660-669: Irish studies, by Colm Ó Baoill (for 1978-1981).
pp. 670-673: Scottish Gaelic studies, by Derick S. Thomson.
Ó Baoill (Colm), Thomson (Derick S.)
1028.
Thomson (Derick S.) (ed.): The companion to Gaelic Scotland / edited by Derick S. Thomson.
Oxford: Blackwell, 1983. xx + 363 pp.
Rev. by
A. I. MacInness, in The Scottish historical review 65/1 (Apr., 1986), pp. 67-71.
Brian Ó Cuív, in Celtica 16 (1984), pp. 212-213.
Karl Horst Schmidt, in ZCP 41 (1986), pp. 350-351.
Seosamh Watson, in Éigse 22 (1987), pp. 160-161.
16659.
Thomson (Derick S.): Why Gaelic matters: a short discussion of the history and significance of Gaelic and its related arts in Scottish life.
SPNS, 5. Edinburgh: Saltire Society, 1984. 33 pp. (Saltire pamphlets; new series, 5).
Rev. by
Nigel Grant, in The Scottish historical review 66/1 (Apr., 1987), pp. 123-124.
9407.
Thomson (Derick S.): The renaissance of Scottish Gaelic as a component of national identity.
In Entstehung von Sprachen und Völkern (1985), pp. 261–272.
4387.
Thomson (D. S.): Gaelic literary interactions with Scots and English work: a survey.
In ScotL 5 (Autumn, 1986), pp. 1–14.
4794.
Thomson (Derick S.): The poetic tradition in Gaelic Scotland.
In 7th ICCS, Oxford 1983 (1986), pp. 121–132.
Discusses aspects of the conservatism of Gaelic verse tradition in Scotland from 13th to the 18th centuries.
12035.
Thomson (Derick S.): Scotland: history and culture.
In Geschichte und Kultur der Kelten (1986), pp. 175–186.
10456.
Thomson (Derick S.): MacPherson’s Ossian: ballads to epics.
In Béaloideas 54–55 (1986–1987), pp. 243–264.
Repr. in The heroic process (1987), pp. 243-264.
7835.
Price (Glanville) (ed.), Wells (David A.) (ed.): The year’s work in modern language studies 1985.
YWMLS, 47. Cambridge: Modern Humanities Research Association, 1986.
pp. 597-600: Irish studies: Modern Irish, by Cathair Ó Dochartaigh.
pp. 601-604: Scottish Gaelic studies, by Derick S. Thomson.
Ó Dochartaigh (Cathair), Thomson (Derick S.)
7836.
Price (Glanville) (ed.), Wells (David A.) (ed.): The year’s work in modern language studies 1986.
YWMLS, 48. Cambridge: Modern Humanities Research Association, 1987.
pp. 623-626: Early Irish, by Ruairí Ó hUiginn;
pp. 627-629: Modern Irish, by Cathair Ó Dochartaigh;
pp. 630-634: Scottish Gaelic studies, by Derick S. Thomson.
Ó Dochartaigh (Cathair), Ó hUiginn (Ruairí), Thomson (Derick S.)
7837.
Price (Glanville) (ed.), Wells (David A.) (ed.): The year’s work in modern language studies 1987.
YWMLS, 49. Cambridge: Modern Humanities Research Association, 1988.
pp. 563-565: Irish studies: Early Irish, by Ruairí Ó hUiginn;
pp. 567-569: Irish studies: Modern Irish, by Mícheál Mac Craith;
pp. 575-578: Scottish Gaelic studies, by Derick S. Thomson.
Mac Craith (Mícheál), Ó hUiginn (Ruairí), Thomson (Derick S.)
4407.
Thomson (Derick): Gaelic publishing.
In ScotL 8 (Winter, 1989), pp. 34–41.
11251.
Thomson (Derick): Macpherson’s Ossian: ballad origins and epic ambitions.
7303.
Thomson (Derick S.) (ed.): Gaelic and Scots in harmony: proceedings of the Second International Conference on the Languages of Scotland (University of Glasgow, 1988) / edited by Derick S. Thomson.
Glasgow: Department of Celtic, University of Glasgow, 1990. 186 pp.
Rev. by
Jean Le Dû, in ÉtC 30 (1994), pp. 330-335.
Colm Ó Baoilll, in Éigse 26 (1992), pp. 198-202.
Karl Horst Schmidt, in ZCP 45 (1992), pp. 264-265.
7839.
Price (Glanville) (ed.), Wells (David A.) (ed.): The year’s work in modern language studies 1989.
YWMLS, 51. London: Modern Humanities Research Association, 1990.
pp. 562-569: Irish studies: Early Irish, by Ruairí Ó hUiginn;
pp. 570-583: Irish studies: Modern Irish, by Nollaig Mac Congáil
pp. 584-587: Scottish Gaelic studies, by Derick S. Thomson (for 1988 and 1989).
Mac Congáil (Nollaig), Ó hUiginn (Ruairí), Thomson (Derick S.)
3638.
Thomson (Derick): The seventeenth-century crucible of Scottish Gaelic poetry.
In StC 26–27 (1991–1992), pp. 155–162.
7840.
Price (Glanville) (ed.), Wells (David A.) (ed.): The year’s work in modern language studies 1990.
YWMLS, 52. London: Modern Humanities Research Association, 1991.
pp. 540-545: Irish studies: Early Irish, by Ruairí Ó hUiginn;
pp. 546-559: Irish studies: Modern Irish, by Nollaig Mac Congáil;
pp. 560-563: Scottish Gaelic studies, by Derick S. Thomson.
Mac Congáil (Nollaig), Ó hUiginn (Ruairí), Thomson (Derick S.)
15205.
Thomson (Derick S.): Scottish Gaelic literature.
In The Celtic connection (1992), pp. 131–153.
7841.
Price (Glanville) (ed.), Wells (David A.) (ed.): The year’s work in modern language studies 1991.
YWMLS, 53. London: Modern Humanities Research Association, 1992.
pp. 572-583: Irish studies: Modern Irish, by Nollaig Mac Congáil;
pp. 584-587: Scottish Gaelic studies, by Derick S. Thomson.
Mac Congáil (Nollaig), Thomson (Derick S.)
10689.
Thomson (Derick S.): The McLagan MSS in Glasgow University Library: a survey.
In TGSI 58 (1993–1994), pp. 406–424.
7842.
Mayo (Peter J.) (ed.): The year’s work in modern language studies 1992.
YWMLS, 54. London: Modern Humanities Research Association, 1993. xii + 1248 pp.
pp. 598-602: Irish studies: Early Irish, by Uáitéar Mac Gearailt;
pp. 603-615: Irish studies: Modern Irish, by Nollaig Mac Congáil;
pp. 616-619: Scottish Gaelic studies, by Derick S. Thomson.
Mac Congáil (Nollaig), Mac Gearailt (Uáitéar), Thomson (Derick S.)
16073.
Thomson (Derick S.): Attitudes to linguistic change in Gaelic Scotland.
In The changing voices of Europe (1994), pp. 227–235.
14161.
Thomson (Derick S.): The blood-drinking motif in Scottish Gaelic tradition.
7843.
Mayo (Peter J.) (ed.): The year’s work in modern language studies 1993.
YWMLS, 55. London: Modern Humanities Research Association, 1994. xii + 1313 pp.
pp. 644-653: Irish studies: Early Irish, by Uáitéar Mac Gearailt;
pp. 654-667: Irish studies: Modern Irish, by Nollaig Mac Congáil;
pp. 668-670: Scottish Gaelic studies, by Derick S. Thomson.
Mac Congáil (Nollaig), Mac Gearailt (Uáitéar), Thomson (Derick S.)
7844.
Mayo (Peter J.) (ed.): The year’s work in modern language studies 1994.
YWMLS, 56. London: Modern Humanities Research Association, 1995. xii + 1260 pp.
pp. 651-670: Irish studies: Early Irish, by Uáitéar Mac Gearailt;
pp. 671-681: Irish studies: Modern Irish, by Nollaig Mac Congáil;
pp. 682-684: Scottish Gaelic studies, by Derick S. Thomson.
Mac Congáil (Nollaig), Mac Gearailt (Uáitéar), Thomson (Derick S.)
1123.
Scottish Gaelic studies 17 (1996): Festschrift for Professor D. S. Thomson.
University of Aberdeen
Rev. by
Roibeard Ó Maolalaigh, in Celtica 24 (2003), pp. 306-330.
Peter Smith, in ZCP 51 (1999), pp. 222-225.
Thomson (Derick S.) (hon.)
7845.
Mayo (Peter J.) (ed.): The year’s work in modern language studies 1995.
YWMLS, 57. London: Modern Humanities Research Association, 1996. xii + 1187 pp.
pp. 615-623: Irish studies: Modern Irish, by Nollaig Mac Congáil;
pp. 624-626: Scottish Gaelic studies, by Derick S. Thomson.
Mac Congáil (Nollaig), Thomson (Derick S.)
10697.
Thomson (Derick S.): Gaelic renaissance c. 1900–1930.
In TGSI 60 (1997–1998), pp. 285–301.
17478.
Thomson (Derick S.): Scottish Gaelic traditional songs from the 16th to the 18th century.
In PBA 105 (2000), pp. 93–114.