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A range of leading international scholars provide a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the extraordinary richness and diversity of Scotland’s poetry. 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.

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  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
  2. pp. i-iv
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. Series Editors’ Preface
  2. Ian Brown, Thomas Owen Clancy
  3. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Acknowledgements
  2. pp. ix-x
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  1. A Note on the Text
  2. pp. xi-xii
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  1. Introduction
  2. Carla Sassi
  3. pp. 1-5
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  1. PART 1: Languages and Chronologies
  2. p. 6
  1. Chapter One. Early Celtic Poetry (to 1500)
  2. Thomas Owen Clancy
  3. pp. 6-14
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  1. Chapter Two. Scots Poetry in the Fourteenth andFifteenth Centuries
  2. R. D. S. Jack
  3. pp. 15-22
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  1. Chapter Three. Poetry in Latin
  2. Roger Green
  3. pp. 23-30
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  1. Chapter Four. Poetry in the Languages and Dialects of Northern Scotland
  2. Roberta Frank, Brian Smith
  3. pp. 31-43
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  1. Chapter Five. The Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
  2. Sìm Innes, Alessandra Petrina
  3. pp. 44-53
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  1. Chapter Six. The Eighteenth Century
  2. Ronald Black, Gerard Carruthers
  3. pp. 54-63
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  1. Chapter Seven. The Nineteenth Century
  2. Ian Duncan, Sheila Kidd
  3. pp. 64-73
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  1. Chapter Eight. The Poetry of Modernity (1870−1950)
  2. Emma Dymock, Scott Lyall
  3. pp. 74-82
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  1. Chapter Nine. Contemporary Poetry (1950–)
  2. Attila Dósa, Michelle Macleod
  3. pp. 83-93
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  1. PART 2: Poetic Forms
  2. p. 94
  1. Chapter Ten. The Form of Scottish Gaelic Poetry
  2. William Gillies
  3. pp. 94-108
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  1. Chapter Eleven. Scots Poetic Forms
  2. J. Derrick McClure
  3. pp. 109-120
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  1. Chapter Twelve. The Ballad in Scots and English
  2. Suzanne Gilbert
  3. pp. 121-131
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  1. PART 3: Topics and Themes
  2. p. 132
  1. Chapter Thirteen. Nature, Landscape and Rural Life
  2. Louisa Gairn
  3. pp. 132-143
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  1. Chapter Fourteen. Nation and Home
  2. Carla Sassi, Silke Stroh
  3. pp. 144-155
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  1. Chapter Fifteen. Protest and Politics
  2. Wilson McLeod, Alan Riach
  3. pp. 156-168
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  1. Chapter Sixteen. Love and Erotic Poetry
  2. Peter Mackay
  3. pp. 169-178
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  1. Chapter Seventeen. Faith and Religion
  2. Meg Bateman, James McGonigal
  3. pp. 179-189
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  1. Chapter Eighteen. Scottish Poetry as World Poetry
  2. Paul Barnaby
  3. pp. 190-201
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  1. Chapter Nineteen. The Literary Environment
  2. Robyn Marsack
  3. pp. 202-212
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  1. Endnotes
  2. pp. 213-260
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  1. Further Reading
  2. pp. 261-268
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  1. Notes on Contributors
  2. pp. 269-274
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 275-302
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  1. Back Cover
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781908980182
Related ISBN
9781908980151
MARC Record
OCLC
944402922
Pages
314
Launched on MUSE
2016-03-15
Language
English
Open Access
No
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