Literary History & Criticism


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  • Cover scan of Walter Scott And Modernity
    Walter Scott And Modernity
    Andrew Lincoln - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    The author argues that, far from turning away from modernity to indulge a nostalgic vision of the past, Sir Walter Scott uses the past as means of exploring key problems in the modern world. The study includes insights into some of Scott's greatest novels.
  • Cover scan of The Book Of St Andrews
    The Book Of St Andrews
    - Paperback - Polygon
    St Andrews has long played a central role in the religious, political and cultural life of Scotland. This selection of stories, poems and memoirs is a wonderful literary celebration of this venerable town which explores the multiple facets of its life and history.
  • Cover scan of Transatlantic Literary Studies
    Transatlantic Literary Studies: A Reader
    - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
    This title brings together a wide range of material that engages with the theoretical and literary possibilities of the transatlantic as an arena for textual and intellectual exchange.
  • Cover scan of 44 Things
    44 Things: A Year Of Life At Home
    Kirsty Gunn - Hardback - Atlantic
    'In 44 Things' Kirsty Gunn celebrates marriage, friendship and motherhood. She presents a mosaic of personal reflections written over the course of one year in moments stolen from the vibrant and chaotic world that inspired them.
  • Cover scan of A Lie About My Father
    A Lie About My Father
    John Burnside - Paperback - Vintage
    This book presents a story about forgiving but not forgetting, about examining the way men are made & how they fall apart, about understanding that in order to have a good son you must have a good father. The author's honesty, thinking & images of beauty & fracture combine to create a moving memoir of two lost men: a father & his child.
  • Cover scan of Arthur Conan Doyle
    Arthur Conan Doyle: Beyond Sherlock Holmes
    Andrew Norman - Hardback - Tempus
    Andrew Norman traces the story of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's strange beliefs. By delving into medical records and the writings of Doyle himself, Norman unravels a mystery as exciting as any of the cases embarked upon by Sherlock Holmes.
  • Cover scan of A Book Of Lives
    A Book Of Lives
    Edwin Morgan - Paperback - Carcanet
    Edwin Morgan, Scotland's poet laureate, is an internationally renowned and widely anthologised writer. This is his first new collection of poems in over four years.
  • Cover scan of Written Lives
    Written Lives
    Javier Marías - Paperback - Canongate
    Javier Marías revisits the lives of some of the world's most eminent writers, looking at them through some peculiar detail in their lives and provides a lively and illuminating insight into personalities we thought we knew everything about.
  • Cover scan of The Keekin-Gless
    The Keekin-Gless: An Anthology Of Poetry And Prose From Perth & Kinross
    - Paperback - Perth & Kinross Libraries
    'The Keekin' Gless' is an anthology of stories and poems by more than 75 Perthshire writers. It is a celebration of the folk themselves - the range of their experience, their emotional life and the ways in which they have created and maintained the culture of the area.
  • Cover scan of Fiction Against History
    Fiction Against History: Scott As Storyteller
    James Kerr - Paperback - Cambridge University Press

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