Literary History & Criticism

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  • 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.
  • Cover scan of Making Soup In A Storm

    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.
  • Cover scan of Voices From Their Ain Countrie
    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.
  • Cover scan of From Trocchi To Trainspotting
    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.
  • Cover scan of Robert Burns
    Robert Burns
    Gerard Carruthers - Paperback - Northcote
    Gerard Carruthers provides a comprehensive overview of Burns's entire poetic career emphasising his construction of his role as a poet and his relationship to literary and intellectual history.
  • Cover scan of Twentieth-Century Scottish Poetry
    The Faber Book Of Scottish Poetry
    - Paperback - Faber
    During the 1920s, Scottish poetry, personified by Hugh MacDiarmid, asserted its independence, denying the claim made by T.S. Eliot that all significant differences between Scottish and English literature had ceased to exist. It was an energetic 'No' to provincialism, and a vigorous 'Yes' to nationalism as an enabler of poetry.
  • Cover scan of On The Atlantic Edge

    On The Atlantic Edge
    Kenneth White - Paperback - Sandstone
    The 'Sandstone Highliner' series follows and prolongs the high line of world culture as viewed by its director, Kenneth White, one of the liveliest and most comprehensive minds working in Europe today.
  • Cover scan of The Scottish Ballads

    The Scottish Ballads
    Sarah Dunnigan - Paperback - Association for Scottish Literary Studies
    This study guide introduces the ways in which ballads, composed in Scots and English, differ from what we conventionally think of as literary texts and how that influences our approach to, and experience of, the form.

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