Literary History & Criticism


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  • Cover scan of Hugh MacDiarmid's Poetry And Politics Of Place
    Hugh MacDiarmid's Poetry And Politics Of Place: Imagining A Scottish Republic
    Scott Lyall - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    This study gives focus to the politics of one of modern Scotland's major cultural figures. By examining at length those places in Scotland that inspired MacDiarmid to produce his best poetry, it shows how the poet's politics evolved from his interaction with the nation.
  • Cover scan of Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island, Kidnapped And Catriona

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    Robert Louis Stevenson's Kidnapped, Catriona And Treasure Island
    C. J. M. MacLachlan - 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.
  • Cover scan of Making Soup In A Storm

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    Making Soup In A Storm: New Writing Scotland 24
    - Paperback - Association for Scottish Literary Studies
    New Writing Scotland 24. 'Making Soup in a Storm' is a collection of contemporary literature, drawn from a wide cross-section of Scottish culture and society.
  • Cover scan of Voices From Their Ain Countrie
    Voices From Their Ain Countrie: The Poems Of Marion Angus And Violet Jacob
    Marion Angus; Violet Jacob - Paperback - Association for Scottish Literary Studies
    Serious and whimsical, radical and emotional, the poetry of Angus and Jacob continues to enthrall. More than 200 poems are included in this anthology which traces their similarities and differences to provide a critical background for a full appreciation of their work.
  • Cover scan of From Trocchi To Trainspotting
    From Trocchi To Trainspotting: Scottish Critical Theory Since 1960
    Michael Gardiner - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
    'From Trocchi to Trainspotting' charts the course of Scottish critical theory since the 1960s.
  • Cover scan of Robert Burns
    Robert Burns
    Gerard Carruthers - Paperback - Northcote
    Gerard Carruthers provides a comprehensive overview of Burns's entire poetic career emphasising his construction of his role as a poet and his relationship to literary and intellectual history.
  • Cover scan of Twentieth-Century Scottish Poetry
    The Faber Book Of Scottish Poetry
    - Paperback - Faber
    During the 1920s, Scottish poetry, personified by Hugh MacDiarmid, asserted its independence, denying the claim made by T.S. Eliot that all significant differences between Scottish and English literature had ceased to exist. It was an energetic 'No' to provincialism, and a vigorous 'Yes' to nationalism as an enabler of poetry.
  • Cover scan of On The Atlantic Edge

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    On The Atlantic Edge
    Kenneth White - Paperback - Sandstone
    The 'Sandstone Highliner' series follows and prolongs the high line of world culture as viewed by its director, Kenneth White, one of the liveliest and most comprehensive minds working in Europe today.
  • Cover scan of The Scottish Ballads

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    The Scottish Ballads
    Sarah Dunnigan - Paperback - Association for Scottish Literary Studies
    This study guide introduces the ways in which ballads, composed in Scots and English, differ from what we conventionally think of as literary texts and how that influences our approach to, and experience of, the form.
  • Cover scan of Scottish Fiction And The British Empire
    Scottish Fiction And The British Empire
    Douglas S. Mack - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
    Douglas Mack argues that writers with roots in non-elite Scotland such as James Hogg and Lewis Grassic Gibbon from the past and Irvine Welsh and James Kelman from the present actively challenge the Imperial Grand Narrative. He shows that Scottish fiction was influential in subverting the assumptions that underpinned the Empire.

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