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Lewis Grassic Gibbon (James Leslie Mitchell), the author of the acclaimed trilogy A Scots Quair – Sunset Song, Cloud Howe and Grey Granite – is one of the most important Scottish writers of the early twentieth century. This International Companion provides a thorough overview of Gibbon’s writing. Examining his works within the social, political, and literary developments of his time, this volume demonstrates Gibbon’s continuing relevance both in Scotland and internationally.

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  1. Cover
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  1. Title page, Series page, Copyright
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  1. Contents
  2. p. v
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  1. Series Editors' Preface
  2. Ian Brown
  3. pp. ix-x
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  1. Acknowledgements
  2. pp. xi-xii
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  1. A Brief Biography of Lewis Grassic Gibbon
  2. p. xiii
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. 1-8
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  1. 1. Lewis Grassic Gibbon and Modernism
  2. Morag Shiach
  3. pp. 9-21
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  1. 2. Language, Class and Social Power in A Scots Quair
  2. Hanne Tange
  3. pp. 22-32
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  1. 3. The Shifting Identities of Mitchell and Gibbon
  2. Carla Sassi
  3. pp. 33-46
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  1. 4. A Scots Quair and History
  2. Timothy C. Baker
  3. pp. 47-59
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  1. 5. Gibbon's Libertarian Fictional Politics
  2. Uwe Zagratzki
  3. pp. 60-75
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  1. 6. Lewis Grassic Gibbon and Women
  2. Glenda Norquay
  3. pp. 76-88
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  1. 7. Gibbon, Shelley and Romantic Revolutionary Renewal
  2. Ryan D. Shirey
  3. pp. 89-104
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  1. 8. Lewis Grassic Gibbon and Scottish Nationalism
  2. Christopher Silver
  3. pp. 105-118
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  1. 9. The Battle for Civilisation in Gibbon's Science Fiction
  2. Scott Lyall
  3. pp. 119-132
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  1. Endnotes
  2. pp. 133-158
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  1. Further Reading
  2. pp. 159-164
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 165-166
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 167-178
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  1. Back cover
  2. p. 179
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781908980168
Related ISBN
9781908980137
MARC Record
OCLC
925982323
Pages
194
Launched on MUSE
2015-10-25
Language
English
Open Access
No
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