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Published: 30 January 2009

848 Pages | 14 ht

5 5/16 X 8 inches

ISBN: 9780195386233

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A History of Scottish Literature

Robert Crawford

  • First and only history to cover the full fifteen centuries of Scottish literature Written in a lively, accessible style that will appeal to general readers, students, and scholars alike Won the Saltire Society prize as Scottish Research Book of the Year and chosen as one of his International Books of the Year by Karl Miller in the Times Literary Supplement. Features unpublished material from the Scottish Enlightenment, new English versions of great Gaelic and Latin poems, and a striking survey of contemporary writing in Scotland ranging from the poetry of Robert Burns to the detective fiction of Ian Rankin.