History of Scottish Women's Writing by Douglas Gifford
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History of Scottish Women's Writing
By Douglas Gifford

A History of Scottish Women's Writing

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History of Scottish Women's Writing by Douglas Gifford

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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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780748607426
ISBN-10: 0748607420
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x 26mm)
Pages: 752
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jul-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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This title is an anthology of the Scottish poetry and prose that celebrates the history, passion and culture of the Scottish people.

Scottish Literature by Douglas Gifford Scottish Literature, Paperback (March 2002)

This substantial new volume is a stimulating yet in-depth introduction to Scottish literature in English and Scots. From medieval to modern, the entire range of literature is introduced, examined and explored.

Polar Twins by Douglas Gifford Polar Twins, Paperback (March 2000)

In "Scottish Literature - character and influence", critic Gregory Smith distinguished the contrasting "grip of fact" of history and the "airier pleasure" of literature. These essays show how the two strands separated over the years while remaining interpreters of the past and of human experience.

History of Scottish Women's Writing by Douglas Gifford History of Scottish Women's Writing, Paperback (July 1997)

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Author Biography - Douglas Gifford

Douglas Gifford is a Professor of Scottish Literature at the University of Glasgow and Research Fellow in the Glasgow School of Scottish Studies. Dorothy McMillan is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Glasgow.

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