Literary History & Criticism


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  • Cover scan of The Edinburgh History Of Scottish Literature
    The Edinburgh History Of Scottish Literature
    - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    This second volume of the history reveals the major contribution made by Scottish writers and Scottish writing to the shape of modernity in Britain, Europe and the world.
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    £155.00
    The Edinburgh History Of Scottish Literature
    - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    This volume covers the literature produced during the medieval and early modern period in Scotland, surveying the riches of Scottish work in Gaelic, Welsh, Old Norse, Old English and Old French, as well as in Latin and Scots.
  • Cover scan of The Edinburgh History Of Scottish Literature

    £155.00
    The Edinburgh History Of Scottish Literature
    - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    This third volume of the history explores the vibrancy of modern Scottish literature in all its forms and languages. Giving full credit to writing in Gaelic and by the Scottish diaspora, it brings together the best contemporary critical insights from three continents.
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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.
  • Cover scan of The Literature Of Scotland
    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.
  • Cover scan of The Literature Of Scotland
    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.
  • Cover scan of Ortha Nan Gàidheal

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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.
  • Cover scan of A Reading Diary
    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.
  • 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
    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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