Literary History & Criticism


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  • Cover scan of Nineteenth-Century U.S. Literature In Middle Eastern Languages
    Nineteenth-Century U.S. Literature In Middle Eastern Languages
    Jeffrey Einboden - Hardback - Edinburgh University Press
    This is a transnational study of the American Renaissance which explores the literary circulation of Middle Eastern translations of 19th-century US literature.
  • Cover scan of The Novels Of Walter Scott And His Literary Relations
    The Novels Of Walter Scott And His Literary Relations: Mary Brunton, Susan Ferrier And Christian Johnstone
    Andrew Monnickendam - Hardback - Palgrave Macmillan
    Using a wealth of diverse source material this book comprises an innovative critical study which, for the first time, examines Scott through the filter of his female contemporaries. It not only provides thought-provoking ideas about their handling of, for example, the love-plot, but also produces a different, more sombre Scott.
  • Cover scan of The Novel Today- Edinburgh International Festival 1962
    The Novel Today- Edinburgh International Festival 1962: Programme And Notes, International Writer's Conference
    Andrew Hook - Paperback - Kennedy & Boyd
    In August 1962, the Edinburgh International Festival hosted a truly innovative International Writers' Conference. This is a facsimile of the programme, combining articles which introduce and give context to the five days and themes.
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    Norman MacCaig
    Alasdair D. F. Macrae - Paperback - Northcote House
    Norman MacCaig, who died in 1996, was a prolific poet whose later poetry is accessible and popular. This study locates him in his literary and social contexts and presents his work according to its major emphases.
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    Norman MacCaig
    Alasdair D. F. Macrae - Hardback - Northcote House
    Norman MacCaig, who died in 1996, was a prolific poet whose later poetry is accessible and popular. This study locates him in his literary and social contexts and presents his work according to its major emphases.
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    Narratives Of Class In New Irish And Scottish Literature: From Joyce To Kelman, Doyle, Galloway, And McNamee
    Mary M. McGlynn - Hardback - Palgrave Macmillan
    Mary McGlynn argues that the outskirts of cities have become spaces for a new literature beyond boundaries of traditional notions of nation, class & gender. The works of Roddy Doyle & James Kelman are amongst the case studies.
  • Cover scan of Neil Munro's John Splendid And The New Road

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    Neil Munro's John Splendid And The New Road
    Ronald Renton - Paperback - Association for Scottish Literary Studies
    The 'Scotnotes' booklets are a series of study guides to major Scottish writers and texts used within literature courses. This title covers two novels by Neil Munro. 'John Splendid' revolves around the bitter 17th century Campbell-Montrose feud, and 'The New Road' deals with Jacobitism, Highland history and culture and the forces of change.
  • Cover scan of Number And Geometry In Shakespeare's Macbeth
    Number And Geometry In Shakespeare's Macbeth: The Flower And The Serpent
    Sylvia Eckersley - Hardback - Floris
    In the Renaissance world, artists, writers and architects often composed their works according to numerical and musical harmonies. This book studies the patterns and rhythms of 'Macbeth,' with the author claiming to have found the hidden structure in the play.
  • Cover scan of Northern Lights
    Northern Lights: A Poet's Sources
    George Mackay Brown - Paperback - Polygon
    Many of the places, people, legends and seasons that formed Brown's vision and work are presented here, with poems appearing among the prose. Included are memoirs of his parents, friends and passing strangers with legends and stories of the places.
  • Cover scan of Narrating Scotland
    Narrating Scotland: The Imagination Of Robert Louis Stevenson
    Barry Menikoff - Hardback - University of South Carolina Press
    Barry Menikoff contends that Robert Louis Stevenson was a serious student of Scottish history and culture and that in 'Kidnapped' and 'David Balfour', he imaginatively reconstructed that culture for the sake of his nation, and its posterity.

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