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The Edinburgh Companion to Liz Lochhead

Edited by Anne Varty

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Explores the significance of Liz Lochhead's work for the twenty-first century

The first contemporary critical investigation since Liz Lochhead's appointment as Scotland's second Scots Makar, this Companion examines her poetry, theatre, visual and performing arts, and broadcast media. It also discusses her theatre for children and young people, her translations for the stage as well as translations of her texts into foreign languages and cultures.

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About the Author

Anne Varty is Reader in Victorian Literature and Culture at Royal Holloway, and has wide-ranging interests in contemporary Scottish literature, and theatre and literature since the Victorian period. She co-edited Liz Lochhead’s Voices with Robert Crawford in 1993, and her most recent monograph is Children and Theatre in Victorian Britain (2007). Her research is multidisciplinary and focuses on interfaces between history, literature and theatre.

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