Literary History & Criticism


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  • Cover scan of Number And Geometry In Shakespeare's Macbeth
    Number And Geometry In Shakespeare's Macbeth: The Flower And The Serpent
    Sylvia Eckersley - Hardback - Floris
    In the Renaissance world, artists, writers and architects often composed their works according to numerical and musical harmonies. This book studies the patterns and rhythms of 'Macbeth,' with the author claiming to have found the hidden structure in the play.
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    David Daiches: A Celebration Of His Life And Work
    - Hardback - Sussex Academic
    David Daiches was the first Professor of English at the University of Sussex. This title includes essays on his literary achievements in the areas of Scottish Literature, the Novel, Poetry and New/Historical Criticism and the American connection, and the academic as populariser, by distinguished scholars and critics.
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    Gothic Literature
    Andrew Smith - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
    This title examines how the gothic has developed in different national contexts and in different forms, including novels, novellas, poems, and films.
  • Cover scan of Matthew Fitt's But N Ben A-Go-Go
    Matthew Fitt's But N Ben A-Go-Go
    Christine Robinson - Paperback - Association for Scottish Literary Studies
    The 'Scotnotes' booklets are a series of study guides to major Scottish writers and texts frequently used within literature courses, aimed at senior secondary school pupils and students in further education.
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    Northern Lights: A Poet's Sources
    George Mackay Brown - Paperback - Polygon
    Many of the places, people, legends and seasons that formed Brown's vision and work are presented here, with poems appearing among the prose. Included are memoirs of his parents, friends and passing strangers with legends and stories of the places.
  • Cover scan of Sherlock Holmes And A Question Of Science
    Sherlock Holmes And A Question Of Science
    Christopher Francis Lindsey - Hardback - Hadley Pager Info
    This title provides an account of the wide range of scientific knowledge and observation that Sherlock Holmes could bring to bear in solving the various murders and mysteries so eloquently developed by his creator Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
  • Cover scan of Scotland, Ireland, And The Romantic Aesthetic
    Scotland, Ireland, And The Romantic Aesthetic
    - Hardback - Bucknell University Press
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    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.
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    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.
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    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'.

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