Literary History & Criticism


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    The Collected Letters Of Thomas And Jane Welsh Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle; Jane Welsh Carlyle - Hardback - Duke University Press
    'The Collected Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle' offers a window into the lives of two of the Victorian world's most accomplished, perceptive and unusual inhabitants.
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    Literature Of Scotland
    Roderick Watson - Paperback - Palgrave Macmillan
    This volume examines the writing of the 20th century - arguably, the richest ever period in Scottish literary history. From 'The House with the Green Shutters' to 'Trainspotting' and beyond, it provides a critical and historical context to the modern upsurge of writing in English, Scots and Gaelic.
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    Literature Of Scotland
    Roderick Watson - Paperback - Palgrave Macmillan
    This volume focuses on Medieval to Victorian times, exploring the growth of the idea of a nation from the early ballads and the oral tradition to the achievement of Burns, Scott and Carlyle.
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    Ortha Nan Gàidheal: Carmina Gadelica In English And Gaelic, In Six Volumes
    - Boxed - Floris
    An anthology of poems and prayers from the Gaelic oral tradition, this set serves as a useful resource for those wanting to study and understand Gaelic culture, and for those wanting to experience the beauty and wisdom of its oral literature.
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    A Reading Diary
    Alberto Manguel - Paperback - Canongate
    From 'Don Quixote' to 'The Sign of Four' to 'The Wind in the Willows', Manguel leads us on an enthralling adventure in literature and life, and demonstrates how, for the passionate reader, one is utterly inextricable from the other.
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    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.
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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.
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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.
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    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.
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    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.

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