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Published: 24 May 2016

300 Pages | 6 black-and-white halftones

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198757290

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The Literary Culture of Early Modern Scotland

Manuscript Production and Transmission, 1560-1625

Sebastiaan Verweij

  • Provides a new understanding of Scottish literary history.
  • Argues for a re-assessment of what is generally understood about Renaissance manuscript culture in Scotland.
  • Stresses the importance of place, both the importance of where the manuscript was produced and where it was read.
  • Combines assessment of canonical texts, with lesser known works.
  • Winner of the Research Book of the Year Award 2016 (Scottish Saltire Literary Awards).