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'Like Pushkin, I': Hugh Macdiarmid And Russia, Patrick Crotty Dec 2018

'Like Pushkin, I': Hugh Macdiarmid And Russia, Patrick Crotty

Studies in Scottish Literature

A detailed discussion of the poetic development of the Scottish poet Hugh MacDiamid (1892-1978), drawing on research for the forthcoming Complete Collected Poems of Hugh MacDiarmid to chart the changing ways in which he encountered, read, and responded to Russian writing, philosophy and culture in different phases of his career.


The Ssl Symposium, 2014: Creative Writing, The Academy, And The Scottish Literary Canon: Introduction, Patrick G. Scott Nov 2014

The Ssl Symposium, 2014: Creative Writing, The Academy, And The Scottish Literary Canon: Introduction, Patrick G. Scott

Studies in Scottish Literature

Reviews the parallel growth of creative writing courses and Scottish literary studies since the 1960s, with reference to the changing influence of Scottish writers in the definition of the field and the reputation of earlier literary works.


After Macdiarmid: Creative Writers, The Canon, And The Academy, Alan Riach Nov 2014

After Macdiarmid: Creative Writers, The Canon, And The Academy, Alan Riach

Studies in Scottish Literature

Discusses the changed situation of writers within Scottish universities since the 1960s, the role of creative writers in introducing American poets into the Scottish teaching canon, and the value of creative writing in stimulating critical reading.


Three Books On The Scottish Sixties, Greg Thomas Nov 2014

Three Books On The Scottish Sixties, Greg Thomas

Studies in Scottish Literature

Discusses three recent books about Scottish culture in the 1960s: a collection of documents and interviews, The International Writers' Conference Revisited, ed. Bartie and Bell; a collection of essays, The Scottish Sixties, ed. Bell and Gunn; and a monograph, The Edinburgh Festivals, by Angela Bartie.