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165 Notes on Contributors Timothy C. Baker is Senior Lecturer in Scottish Literature at the University of Aberdeen. He has published widely on nineteenth- and twentieth-century Scottish literature, including recent volumes on George Mackay Brown and Contemporary Scottish Gothic and articles on key twentieth-century Scottish writers including Lewis Grassic Gibbon. He is currently preparing two monographs, one on religion and community in nineteenth-century Scottish fiction; the other provisionally entitled Postjustabouteverything: The Ends of Contemporary Fiction. Scott Lyall is Lecturer in Modern Literature and Programme Leader for English at Edinburgh Napier University. He has published many articles on Scottish Literature of the Modernist period and is author of Hugh MacDiarmid’s Poetry and Politics of Place: Imagining a Scottish Republic and co-editor of The Edinburgh Companion to Hugh MacDiarmid (2011). Forthcoming is a volume on Community in Modern Scottish Literature. Glenda Norquay is Professor of Scottish Literary Studies at Liverpool John Moores University. Since her first article, which was on Lewis Grassic Gibbon, she has retained her interest in fiction from the northeast of Scotland, with a focus on gender. She edited and contributed to The Edinburgh Companion to Scottish Women’s Writing (2012) and has published widely on twentieth-century women’s writing and on Robert Louis Stevenson. Carla Sassi is Associate Professor of English Literature at the University of Verona. Her publications include Why Scottish Literature Matters and, as co-author, Caribbean-Scottish Relations. Having edited a special Scottish literature issue of Anglistik, and co-edited Within and Without 166 Empire: Scotland across the Postcolonial Borderline, she is editor of The International Companion to Scottish Poetry. She delivered the 2013 Scottish Literature International Lecture at the Scottish Parliament on Lewis Grassic Gibbon. Morag Shiach is Vice-Principal (Humanities and Social Sciences) at Queen Mary University of London, where she is also Professor of Cultural History in the School of English and Drama. Her major publications include The Cambridge Companion to the Modernist Novel (2007) and Modernism, Labour and Selfhood in British Literature and Culture, 1890-1930 (2004). Her current research is on language reform and on marginal Modernisms. Ryan D. Shirey is Associate Teaching Professor in the Writing Program and English Department of Wake Forest University, North Carolina. He has published recently on John Buchan and on Neil Gunn. He is currently working on a project that focuses on Scottish writers, pseudonyms, and the limits of genre. Christopher Silver is an Edinburgh-based writer who has contributed to Open Democracy, The Herald, Bella Caledonia, National Collective, Closer and Scotland on Sunday, amongst others. In 2014 he edited a collection of art and writing, Inspired by Independence, and produced a feature-length documentary on grassroots politics in the Scottish Independence Referendum campaign, Scotland Yet. Hanne Tange is Associate Professor in English and Global Studies at Aalborg University, Denmark. Having published articles on different aspects of Scottish literature, including representation of space, history and language in twentieth-century writing, she is now working in the area of intercultural and international learning and is co-convening a major research project inspired by the work of the French sociologist Pierre Bourdieu. Uwe Zagratzki is Professor of Anglophone Literatures and Cultures at the University of Szczecin. He has published widely in Scottish and Canadian Studies and is the author of Libertäre und utopische Tendenzen im Erzählwerk James Leslie Mitchells (Lewis Grassic Gibbons) and many other publications on Gibbon. notes on contributors ...


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