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The Cambridge companion to Scottish literature

Gerard Carruthers

The Cambridge companion to Scottish literature

by Gerard Carruthers

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature,
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Scottish literature,
  • Scottish authors,
  • In literature,
  • History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Gerard Carruthers and Liam McIlvanney
    SeriesCambridge companions to literature
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR8511 .C36 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationpages cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25198154M
    ISBN 109780521762410, 9780521189361
    LC Control Number2012003091

    After Burns’s death, in , Walter Scott became, arguably, the most prominent Scottish writer of the first half of the 19th century. Scott wrote poetry and prose in English, but his works are suffused with Scots dialogue and often engaged with Scotland’s history and future. Credited with inventing the modern historical novel, Scott considerably influenced literature in English, . The Cambridge Companion to Chaucer is an extensively revised version of the first edition, which has become a classic in the field. This new volume responds to the success of the first edition and to recent debates in Chaucer Studies. Important material has been updated, and new contributions have been commissioned to take into account recent trends in literary theory as /5(4).

    Book Description: The Edinburgh Companion to Contemporary Scottish Literature examines the ways in which the cultural and political role of Scottish writing has changed since the country's successful referendum on national self-rule in In doing so, it makes a convincing case for a distinctive post-devolution Scottish criticism. Author: Stuart Curran; Publisher: Cambridge University Press ISBN: Category: Literary Criticism Page: N.A View: DOWNLOAD NOW» This new edition of The Cambridge Companion to British Romanticism has been fully revised and updated and includes two wholly new essays, one on recent developments in the field, and one on the rapidly expanding .

    'Centres, Networks, and Genres in Older Scottish Literature' in I. Duncan (ed.), The Cambridge History of Scottish Literature (commissioned and in progress - Cambridge: Cambridge University Press) 'Rethinking the Scottish Reformation', in G. Carruthers (ed.), The Blackwell Companion to Scottish Literature (commissioned and in progress - Oxford. Description of the book "The Cambridge Companion to Children's Literature": Some of the most innovative and spell-binding literature has been written for young people, but only recently has academic study embraced its range and complexity.


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