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Croftangry’S Castle And The House Of Usher: Scott, Poe, And ‘Decayed And Lingering Exotics’, George S. Williams Dec 2018

Croftangry’S Castle And The House Of Usher: Scott, Poe, And ‘Decayed And Lingering Exotics’, George S. Williams

Studies in Scottish Literature

Discusses Poe's reading of Walter Scott, specifically through parallels of plot, setting, phrasing and imagery, between Scott's Chronicles of the Canongate, 1st series (1827) and Poe's short story "The Fall of the House of Usher" (1839), arguing that the two works share psychological preoccupations, also present more widely in the prose works of the writers.


Allegories Of The Heart, Fiona Robertson Dec 2018

Allegories Of The Heart, Fiona Robertson

Studies in Scottish Literature

"Allegories of the Heart" uses allegory (or "telling otherwise") as a means of investigating Scott’s presence in literary works which do not specifically adapt or rework his texts, arguing that this is an underexplored area of imaginative and figurative engagement with Scott’s work. Key texts are The Heart of Mid-Lothian, The Monastery, and Hawthorne’s fictions "Earth’s Holocaust" and The Scarlet Letter.


Regina Hewitt, Ed., John Galt: Observations And Conjectures, Anthony Jarrells Nov 2014

Regina Hewitt, Ed., John Galt: Observations And Conjectures, Anthony Jarrells

Studies in Scottish Literature

Review of collection of scholarly essays on the Scottish novelist and poet John Galt (1779-1839), who was also a pioneer in Canadian fiction.


Alexander Mclachlan: The "Robert Burns" Of Canada, Edward J. Cowan Aug 2012

Alexander Mclachlan: The "Robert Burns" Of Canada, Edward J. Cowan

Studies in Scottish Literature

Surveys the career of the Scottish-Canadian poet Alexander McLachlan (1820-1896), the "Robert Burns of Canada," examining both his political poems, which are shown to have continuing interest, and his often-sentimental emigrant poetry and poems about Scottish life.


Publications By G. Ross Roy, A Checklist, 1953-2011, Patrick G. Scott, Justin Mellette Aug 2012

Publications By G. Ross Roy, A Checklist, 1953-2011, Patrick G. Scott, Justin Mellette

Studies in Scottish Literature

This checklist details books and other separate publications, articles, and reviews, published through December 2011 by the Burns scholar G. Ross Roy (1924-2013), longtime professor of English at the University of South Carolina. The list encompasses his work not only on Burns and Scottish poetry, but in Canadian literature, comparative literature, and book history.