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Contents Series Editors’ Preface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ix Acknowledgements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . xi A Brief Biography of Lewis Grassic Gibbon . . . . . . . . . . . . xiii Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Scott Lyall 1. Lewis Grassic Gibbon and Modernism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Morag Shiach 2. Language, Class and Social Power in A Scots Quair . . . . . . . . 22 Hanne Tange 3. The Shifting Identities of Mitchell and Gibbon . . . . . . . . . . 33 Carla Sassi 4. A Scots Quair and History . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Timothy C. Baker 5. Gibbon’s Libertarian Fictional Politics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Uwe Zagratzki 6. Lewis Grassic Gibbon and Women . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 Glenda Norquay 7. Gibbon, Shelley and Romantic Revolutionary Renewal . . . . . 89 Ryan D. Shirey 8. Lewis Grassic Gibbon and Scottish Nationalism . . . . . . . . . 105 Christopher Silver 9. The Battle for Civilisation in Gibbon’s Science Fiction . . . . . 119 Scott Lyall Endnotes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 133 Further Reading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 159 Notes on Contributors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165 Index . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167 To Gill ...