SCROLL: Scottish Cultural Review of Language and Literature

Series edited by Rhona Brown, University of Glasgow, John Corbett, University of Macau, Sarah Dunnigan, University of Edinburgh, and Ronnie Young, University of Glasgow

Anne McKee Stapleton

Pointed Encounters establishes the literary significance of representations of dance in poetry, song, dance manuals, and fiction written between 1750 and 1830. Presenting original readings of canonical texts and fresh readings of neglected but significant literary works, this book traces the...
Series: 
Volume: 
23
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042038691
Publication date: 
January 2014

Ian Brown

Challenging the dominant view of a broken and discontinuous dramatic culture in Scotland, this book outlines the variety and richness of the nation´s performance traditions and multilingual theatre history. Brown illuminates enduring strands of hybridity and diversity which use theatre and...
Series: 
Volume: 
22
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042037434
Publication date: 
January 2013

Edited by John M. Kirk and Iseabail Macleod

The skillful use of the Scots language has long been a distinguishing feature of the literatures of Scotland. The essays in this volume make a major contribution to our understanding of the Scots language, past and present, and its written dissemination in poetry, fiction and drama, and in non...
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Volume: 
21
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042037397
Publication date: 
January 2013

Edited by Eleanor Bell and Linda Gunn

Although a number of publications have appeared in recent years marking the importance of the ‘swinging sixties’, many tend to be personally reflective in nature and London-centric in their coverage. By contrast, The Scottish Sixties: Reading, Rebellion, Revolution? addresses this...
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Volume: 
20
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042037267
Publication date: 
January 2013

Edited by Wendy Anderson

The chapters in this volume take as their focus aspects of three of the languages of Scotland: Scots, Scottish English, and Scottish Gaelic. They present linguistic research which has been made possible by new and developing corpora of these languages: this encompasses work on lexis and...
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Volume: 
19
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042037182
Publication date: 
January 2013

Edited by Gerard Carruthers, David Goldie and Alastair Renfrew

The nineteenth century is often read as a time of retreat and diffusion in Scottish literature under the overwhelming influence of British identity. Scotland and the 19th-Century World presents Scottish literature as altogether more dynamic, with narratives of Scottish identity working beyond the...
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Volume: 
18
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042035621
Publication date: 
January 2012

Silke Stroh

Scottish and “Celtic fringe” postcolonialism has caused much controversy and unease in literary studies. Can the non-English territories and peoples of the British Isles, faced with centuries of English hegemony, be meaningfully compared to former overseas colonies? This book is the...
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Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789042033580
Publication date: 
January 2011

R.D.S. Jack

J.M. Barrie’s critical reputation is unusually problematic. Originally viewed as a genius to rank with Shaw and Wilde, Barrie soon fell victim to damaging psychological theories about his life and his patriotism. The few critics who have commented on Barrie have colluded with dominant myths...
Series: 
Volume: 
16
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042032187
Publication date: 
January 2010

Pam Perkins

This volume provides an overview of women writers in the late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Edinburgh literary world. Its main focus is on the careers of three women – Elizabeth Hamilton, Anne Grant, and Christian Isobel Johnstone – who were both successful and...
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Volume: 
15
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042031371
Publication date: 
January 2010

Sergi Mainer

This is the first ever comprehensive study of the Scottish medieval romances. The book reinstates the status of the Scottish romances. It offers a new definition of the Scottish romance tradition, bringing together texts which have not generally been considered part of the same corpus. It argues...
Series: 
Volume: 
14
Format: 
Paperback
ISBN: 
9789042029750
Publication date: 
January 2010

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