Literary History & Criticism


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  • Cover scan of Auld Campaigner
    Auld Campaigner: A Life Of Alexander Scott
    David S. Robb - Hardback - Dunedin Academic
    This is a biography of Alexander Scott, a hugely influential figure in the Scottish literary scene in the 20th century. It will appeal to students of the Scottish renaissance and lovers of 20th century Scots literature.
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    James Hogg: A Life
    Gillian Hughes - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    James Hogg's life-story is one of extraordinary transitions. In his own lifetime he was best-known as a heaven-inspired but naive Scottish rustic whose intelligence went largely unacknowledged by his contemporaries.
  • Cover scan of The Edinburgh Companion To Contemporary Scottish Literature
    The Edinburgh Companion To Contemporary Scottish Literature
    - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    This title examines the ways in which the cultural and political role of Scottish writing has changed since the country's successful referendum on national self-rule in 1997.
  • Cover scan of The Edinburgh Companion To Contemporary Scottish Literature
    The Edinburgh Companion To Contemporary Scottish Literature
    - Paperback - Edinburgh University Press
    This title examines the ways in which the cultural and political role of Scottish writing has changed since the country's successful referendum on national self-rule in 1997.
  • Cover scan of The Literary Traveller In Scotland
    The Literary Traveller In Scotland: A Book Lover's Guide
    Allan Foster - Hardback - Mainstream
    All prominent Scottish writers from the 14th to the 21st century are included and discussed in their literary, historical and cultural contexts, set in the landscapes where they were born and which inspired them.
  • Cover scan of Reading Round Edinburgh
    Reading Round Edinburgh: A Guide To Children's Books Of The City
    - Paperback - Floris
    This volume is a guide to help children and adults discover Edinburgh and its children's books.
  • 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.
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    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.

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