Notes on Contributors
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199 Notes on Contributors John Corbett is a Full Professor and the Head of the English Department at the University of Macau. He has published widely on Scottish language, Scots language and translation, as well as on linguistics and language education. Cairns Craig is Glucksman Professor of Irish and Scottish Studies and Director of the Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies at the University of Aberdeen. He was general editor of the four-volume History of Scottish Literature (1987–89) and his books include The Modern Scottish Novel (1999) and Intending Scotland: Explorations in Scottish Culture since the Enlightenment (2009). David Kinloch is from Glasgow and is currently Professor of Poetry and Creative Writing at the University of Strathclyde. He is the author of five collections of poetry, including Finger of a Frenchman (Carcanet Press, 2011), and of many studies in the fields of French, Translation and Scottish Studies. James McGonigal is Emeritus Professor of English in Education at Glasgow University. He has published on modernism, Scots-Irish writing and children’s literacy and language learning. His Beyond the Last Dragon: A Life of Edwin Morgan (Sandstone Press, 2010, 2012) was a Saltire Scottish Research Book of the Year. Dorothy McMillan is Honorary Research Fellow in English Literature at Glasgow University where she taught for nearly forty years. She has worked and published mainly in the field of women’s writing. She is a former, and until 2015 the only female, president of the Association for Scottish Literary Studies. 200 notes on contributors Robyn Marsack has been Director of the Scottish Poetry Library since 2000. She is an editor, critic and translator. With Hamish Whyte she co-edited the anthologies Unknown is Best (2000), From Saturn to Glasgow: 50 Favourite Poems by Edwin Morgan (2009) and Eddie@90 (2010). Adam Piette is Professor at the University of Sheffield, author of Remembering and the Sound of Words, Imagination at War and The Literary Cold War, 1945 to Vietnam. He co-edited The Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-Century British and American War Literature and co-edits the poetry journal Blackbox Manifold. Alan Riach is Professor of Scottish Literature at Glasgow University, author of five books of poems, including Homecoming (2009), and co-author with Alexander Moffat of Arts of Independence (2014) and Arts of Resistance (2008), described by the Times Literary Supplement as ‘a landmark book’. Ernest Schonfield is Lecturer in German in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures, Glasgow University. He writes on modern German and comparative literature: Art and its Uses in Thomas Mann’s Felix Krull (2008); essays on Brecht, Hubert Fichte and Emine Sevgi Özdamar. He is the editor of a website on German literature: www.germanlit.org Anne Varty is Professor of English Literature at Royal Holloway, University of London. She has a long-standing interest in British drama since the Victorian period, and has published on modern Scottish theatre, Liz Lochhead, and Victorian Theatre. She is currently working on contemporary women’s poetry. Hamish Whyte was Edwin Morgan’s friend, bibliographer and, through Mariscat Press, his Scottish publisher. He edited Morgan’s Nothing Not Giving Messages (Polygon) and co-edited, with Robert Crawford, About Edwin Morgan (Edinburgh University Press). He is an Honorary Research Fellow in Scottish Literature at Glasgow University. His poetry collections include Hannah, Are You Listening? (HappenStance, 2014). ...


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