Literary History & Criticism
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- Walter Scott And Modernity
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 44 Things: A Year Of Life At Home
- 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.
- A Lie About My Father
- 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.
- Arthur Conan Doyle: Beyond Sherlock Holmes
- 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.
- A Book Of Lives
- 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.
- Written Lives
- 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.
- 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.
- Fiction Against History: Scott As Storyteller
- Paperback - Cambridge University Press
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