The Cambridge Companion to Scottish Literature

The Cambridge Companion to Scottish Literature


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521189361
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/24/2012
Series: Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Pages: 341
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

About the Author

Gerard Carruthers is Professor of Scottish Literature Since 1700 at the University of Glasgow.

Liam McIlvanney is Stuart Professor of Scottish Studies at the University of Otago, New Zealand.

Table of Contents

Chronology; Introduction Gerard Carruthers and Liam McIlvanney; 1. Scottish literature before Scottish literature Thomas Clancy; 2. The Medieval period Alessandra Petrina; 3. Reformation and Renaissance Sarah Dunnigan; 4. The aftermath of Union Leith Davis; 5. Robert Burns Nigel Leask; 6. Enlightenment, Romanticism and the Scottish Canon: cosmopolites or narrow nationalists? Murray Pittock; 7. Scott and the historical novel Ian Duncan; 8. The Gaelic tradition Peter Mackay; 9. Scottish Gothic David Punter; 10. Victorian Scottish literature Andrew Nash; 11. Robert Louis Stevenson Penny Fielding; 12. Hugh MacDiarmid and the Scottish Renaissance Scott Lyall; 13. Popular fiction: detective novels and thrillers from Holmes to Rebus David Goldie; 14. Muriel Spark Robert Hosmer; 15. The Glasgow novel Liam McIlvanney; 16. 'What is the language using us for?': Modern Scottish poetry Fiona Stafford; 17. The emergence of Scottish studies Matthew Wickman; 18. Otherworlds: devolution and the Scottish novel Cairns Craig; 19. Scottish literature in diaspora Gerard Carruthers; Index.

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