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A companion to Scottish history

from the Reformation to the present

by Ian L. Donnachie

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Published by B.T. Batsford in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • Scotland -- History -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      StatementIan Donnachie and George Hewitt.
      ContributionsHewitt, George.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA757.9 .D68 1989b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination245, 17 p. :
      Number of Pages245
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1765234M
      ISBN 100713457392
      LC Control Number92114811

      Addressing Languages and Chronologies, Poetic Forms, and Topics and Themes, this INTERNATIONAL COMPANION covers the entire subject from the early Middle Ages to the modern day, and considers the connections, influences and interrelations between poetry in English, Gaelic, Latin, Old Norse and Scots. Product Information. Bringing together an international group of experts, this companion explores a distinctly Scottish Romanticism. Discussing the most influential texts and authors in depth, the original essays shed new critical light on texts from Macpherson's Ossian poetry to Hogg's Confessions of a JustifiedSinner, and from Scott's Waverley Novels to the work of John Galt.

      Discover the story of the loyal canine companion to Mary Queen of Scots, a Skye terrier which stayed with her during her told by Emma White in her book A History of Britain in Dogs.. When Elizabeth I ascended the throne in on the death of her sister, she was to reign for forty-four years and ultimately bring the Tudor period to an end. ‘Renaissance’ may not be the key word in Scottish culture from the nineteenth until the twenty-first centuries, but it surely recurs. From Patrick Geddes’s heralding a ‘Renascence’ in the s, through the Scottish Literary Renaissance, however defined, in the s, with Hugh MacDiarmid at its centre, through the late twentieth-century cliché of the Scottish theatrical renaissance.

      This International Companion traces the impact of these sweeping historical transformations on Scotland’s literatures, in English, Gaelic, Latin and Scots, and provides a comprehensive overview to the major cultural developments of this turbulent age.   Edited by Ian Donnachie and George Hewitt, The Birlinn Companion to Scottish History is an excellent first stop for any reader of Scottish History. The Birlinn Companion to Scottish History is an A-Y (no, there are no entries under Z!) Scottish History, everything from the .


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