Literary History & Criticism


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  • Cover scan of Searching For The Secret River
    Searching For The Secret River
    Kate Grenville - Paperback - Canongate
    Shortlisted for the Booker Prize and awarded the Commonwealth Writer's Prize, the story of William Thornhill and his journey from London to the other side of the world has moved and exhilarated many readers. 'Searching for the Secret River' tells the story of how Grenville came to write this wonderful book.
  • Cover scan of Scotland's Books
    Scotland's Books: The Penguin History Of Scottish Literature
    Robert Crawford - Paperback - Penguin
    Stretching from the earliest written monuments during the Roman Empire to the thriving world of modern Scottish imaginative writing, this title is packed with research on some of the best works of a literature that extends far beyond the borders in which it was written.
  • Cover scan of Irvine Welsh
    Irvine Welsh
    Robert A. Morace - Paperback - Palgrave Macmillan
    Morace provides students with an introduction to the work of Irvine Welsh, that places his fiction in historical and theoretical context. It explores Welsh's biography, his impact on contemporary Scottish fiction and the cultural relevance of the 'Irvine Welsh phenomenon'.
  • Cover scan of The Early Modern Corpse And Shakespeare's Theatre
    The Early Modern Corpse And Shakespeare's Theatre
    Susan Zimmerman - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
    Within a theoretical framework that makes use of history, psychoanalysis, and anthropology, 'The Early Modern Corpse and Shakespeare's Theatre' explores the relationship of public theatre to the questions of what constituted the 'dead' in early modern English culture.
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    Auld Campaigner: A Life Of Alexander Scott
    David S. Robb - Hardback - Dunedin Academic
    This is a biography of Alexander Scott, a hugely influential figure in the Scottish literary scene in the 20th century. It will appeal to students of the Scottish renaissance and lovers of 20th century Scots literature.
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    James Hogg: A Life
    Gillian Hughes - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    James Hogg's life-story is one of extraordinary transitions. In his own lifetime he was best-known as a heaven-inspired but naive Scottish rustic whose intelligence went largely unacknowledged by his contemporaries.
  • Cover scan of The Edinburgh Companion To Contemporary Scottish Literature
    The Edinburgh Companion To Contemporary Scottish Literature
    - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    This title examines the ways in which the cultural and political role of Scottish writing has changed since the country's successful referendum on national self-rule in 1997.
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    The Edinburgh Companion To Contemporary Scottish Literature
    - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
    This title examines the ways in which the cultural and political role of Scottish writing has changed since the country's successful referendum on national self-rule in 1997.
  • Cover scan of The Literary Traveller In Scotland
    The Literary Traveller In Scotland: A Book Lover's Guide
    Allan Foster - Hardback - Mainstream
    All prominent Scottish writers from the 14th to the 21st century are included and discussed in their literary, historical and cultural contexts, set in the landscapes where they were born and which inspired them.
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    Reading Round Edinburgh: A Guide To Children's Books Of The City
    - Paperback - Floris
    This volume is a guide to help children and adults discover Edinburgh and its children's books.

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