A History of Scottish Women's Writing

A History of Scottish Women's Writing

by Douglas Gifford
     
 

ISBN-10: 0748609164

ISBN-13: 9780748609161

Pub. Date: 10/07/1997

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

This is the first comprehensive critical analysis of Scottish women's writing from its recoverable beginnings to the present day. Essays cover individual writers - such as Margaret Oliphant, Nan Shepherd, Muriel Spark and Liz Lochhead—as well as groups of writers or kinds of writing—such as women poets and dramatists, or Gaelic writing and the legacy of

Overview

This is the first comprehensive critical analysis of Scottish women's writing from its recoverable beginnings to the present day. Essays cover individual writers - such as Margaret Oliphant, Nan Shepherd, Muriel Spark and Liz Lochhead—as well as groups of writers or kinds of writing—such as women poets and dramatists, or Gaelic writing and the legacy of the Kailyard. In addition to poetry, drama and fiction, a varied body of non-fiction writing is also covered, including diaries, memoirs, biography and autobiography, didactic and polemic writing, and popular and periodical writing for and by women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780748609161
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
Publication date:
10/07/1997
Pages:
752
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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