The Oxford Book of Scottish Short Stories
Edited by Douglas Dunn
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Oxford Book of Scottish Short Stories by Douglas Dunn
Book DescriptionFrom tales of the supernatural to pungent social realism, and from the humorous to the disturbing, whether rural or urban, this anthology shows the vitality of the Scottish short story. Douglas Dunn's eclectic selection displays the marvellous range of Scottish story-telling, beginning with three early traditional tales, and including a wealth of writers from the last three centuries: amongst them Sir Walter Scott, Robert Louis Stevenson, J. M. Barrie, Violet Jacob, Neil Gunn, Eric Linklater, Alasdair Gray, James Kelman, and younger talents such as Ronald Frame, Janice Galloway, and A. L. Kennedy.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780199556540
(196mm x 129mm x 29mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 9-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Douglas Dunn
Twentieth Century Scottish Poetry, Paperback (September 2006)
It was an energetic 'No' to provincialism, and a vigorous 'Yes' to nationalism as an enabler of poetry. This work is a Douglas Dunn's anthology of poetry.
Line in the Water, Hardback (October 2005)
Takes you on a journey around some of the wilder coastal regions of Britain. This book features poems whose subject-matter passes lightly from the humdrum to the sublime, impart the author's wonderment at the natural world, a sense of the elemental remoteness of these windswept coasts, and his companionable reflections on the passage of centuries.
Intimate Expanses, Paperback (November 2004)
Presenting an anthology of twenty-five Scottish poems, this book also presents an alternative view of how the past quarter century has unfolded in Scotland. The poems range from the grand and historical to the quiet and the personal, and include sonnets, haiku and gargantuan list-poems, amongst other forms.
Robert Browning, Paperback (March 2004)» View all books by Douglas Dunn
In the "Poet to Poet" series, a contemporary poet advocates a poet of the past or present whom they have particularly admired. By their selection of verses and their critical reactions, the selectors offer intriguing insights into their own work. Here, Douglas Dunn surveys Robert Browning.
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Author Biography - Douglas Dunn
Douglas Dunn is Professor of English and Director of St Andrew's Scottish Studies Institute at St Andrew's University. He became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 1981. He lives in Scotland. He was awarded an OBE in 2003. Dunn's first collection of poetry, Terry Street, was published by in 1969, and was awarded both a Scottish Arts Council Book Award and a Somerset Maugham Award. Love or Nothing (1974) was awarded a Scottish Arts Council Book Award and the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize in 1976. His other poetry books include St. Kilda's Parliament (1981), winner of the Hawthornden Prize in 1981, and the acclaimed Elegies (1985), winner of Whitbread Book of the Year. Secret Villages, a collection of short stories, was published in 1985. More recent publications include a collection of short stories, Boyfriends and Girlfriends (1995), and three poetry collections, including New Selected Poems 1964-2000 (2002).
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