A History of Scottish Women's Writing
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History of Scottish Women's Writing by Douglas Gifford
Book DescriptionThis 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 DetailsISBN: 9780748607426
(234mm x 156mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jul-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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This is the first comprehensive critical analysis of Scottish women's writing from its recoverable beginnings to the present day
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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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