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Scottish Literature

Gerard Carruthers

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This guide combines detailed literary history with discussion of contemporary debates about Scottishness.

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Series Preface
Chapter One: The Rise of Scottish Literature
Chapter Two: Scottish Literature in Scots
Chapter Three: Scottish Writing in English
Chapter Four: Intimate Critical Spaces in Scottish Texts
Chapter Five: Literary Relations: Scotland and Other Places
Student Resources

About the Author

Gerard Carruthers is Reader and Head of Department in Scottish Literature at the University of Glasgow. He is General Editor of the forthcoming multi-volume Oxford University Press edition of the works of Robert Burns and is Director of the Centre for Robert Burns Studies. He is also the author of Robert Burns (Northcote, 2006), editor of The Devil to Stage: Five Plays by James Bridie (ASLS, 2007), Burns: Poems (Everyman, 2006) and co-editor of Beyond Scotland: New International Contexts for Twentieth-Century Scottish Literature (Rodopi, 2004), Walter Scott's Reliquiae Trotcosienses (Edinburgh University Press, 2004) and English Romanticism and the Celtic World (Cambridge University Press, 2003).


Carruthers offers an enlightening discussion on past and current modes of deconstructing Scottish literature.
- Scottish Review of Books

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