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Books Noted And Received, Patrick Scott Dec 2017

Books Noted And Received, Patrick Scott

Studies in Scottish Literature

Short reviews and brief notices of twenty-one recent books in Scottish literary studies.


Books Noted And Received, Patrick G. Scott May 2017

Books Noted And Received, Patrick G. Scott

Studies in Scottish Literature

No abstract provided.


Mobbing, (Dis)Order And The Literary Pig In The Tale Of Colkelbie Sow, Pars Prima, Caitlin Flynn Dec 2016

Mobbing, (Dis)Order And The Literary Pig In The Tale Of Colkelbie Sow, Pars Prima, Caitlin Flynn

Studies in Scottish Literature

Sets the portrayal of the pig in the anonymous Scots fifteenth-century poem The Tale of Colkelbie Sow in the context of medieval fears of social disorder and mob rule, drawing on medieval accounts of the criminal trials of unruly pigs and other animals, and recent discussions of Scottish and medieval literary humour.


Introduction: Spatial Humanities And Scottish Studies, Eric Gidal, Michael Gavin Nov 2016

Introduction: Spatial Humanities And Scottish Studies, Eric Gidal, Michael Gavin

Studies in Scottish Literature

Introduces the 2016 SSL Symposium on Spatial Humanities and Scottish Studies, reviewing recent discussion on the spatial understanding of Scottish history and culture and providing extensive references to relevant geographical and digital humanities scholarship.


Topic Modeling And The Historical Geography Of Scotland, Michael Gavin, Eric Gidal Nov 2016

Topic Modeling And The Historical Geography Of Scotland, Michael Gavin, Eric Gidal

Studies in Scottish Literature

Presents selected findings from a larger project using topic modeling for clusters of keywords from a defined corpus of 18th and 19th century Scottish topographical sources (including the Old and New Statistical Surveys), linked to GIS mapping, to explore such topics as Scottish industry, transport, antiquities, print culture, and religion, with 10 maps included in the article text.


Curious Travellers: Thomas Pennant And The Welsh And Scottish Tour (1760-1820), Alex Deans, Nigel Leask Nov 2016

Curious Travellers: Thomas Pennant And The Welsh And Scottish Tour (1760-1820), Alex Deans, Nigel Leask

Studies in Scottish Literature

Describes the digital mapping element in a collaborative AHRC-funded project Curious Travellers, that combines the editing and critical interpretation of early Romantic-period travel writing with cartographical work involving digitized historic maps, especially in the correspondence and manuscript and published travel journals of the Welsh naturalist Thomas Pennant (1726-1798), and provides examples of the issues involved in matching texts and maps, particularly for Gaelic place-names.


English Literature And Scottish University Reform: David Masson's State Of Learning In Scotland, Jack M. Downs Nov 2016

English Literature And Scottish University Reform: David Masson's State Of Learning In Scotland, Jack M. Downs

Studies in Scottish Literature

Discusses the role of the Victorian critic David Masson, Professor of Rhetoric and English Literature at the University of Edinburgh, in the mid-Victorian reform of the Scottish university curriculum, as mandated by the Scottish Universities Act (1858), in light of the late George Elder Davie's influential study The Democratic Intellect and subsequent scholarship, and examines Masson's two inaugural lectures, particularly his State of Learning in Scotland (1866), and his inclusion in his Edinburgh lectures of Scottish literature within a British teaching canon.


Writing Scotland's Future: Speculative Fiction And The National Imagination, Timothy C. Baker Nov 2016

Writing Scotland's Future: Speculative Fiction And The National Imagination, Timothy C. Baker

Studies in Scottish Literature

Explores the fictional treatment of future Scotlands in the wake of the 2014 Referendum, through discussion of varied speculative novels or stories by Graham Dunstan, Paul Johnston, Ken Macleod, Matthew Fitt, Julie Bertagna, Momus, Andrew Crumey, A.L.Kennedy, Michael Faber, and Sarah Hall, arguing that "the relation between Scottish literature and Scottish politics is more complex than is often thought," that "rather than simply commenting on current political situations, much contemporary Scottish fiction offers a rethinking of politics entirely," and that "Scotland’s future is not, and cannot be, confined to a single narrative."


Books Noted And Received, Patrick G. Scott, John T. Knox Nov 2014

Books Noted And Received, Patrick G. Scott, John T. Knox

Studies in Scottish Literature

Brief reviews of twenty-four recent books in Scottish literary and cultural studies.


Edwin Morgan's Phaedra: Apotheosis Of Glesga?, J. Derrick Mcclure Jan 2007

Edwin Morgan's Phaedra: Apotheosis Of Glesga?, J. Derrick Mcclure

Studies in Scottish Literature

No abstract provided.


Two Eighteenth-Century Poets: James Dobie And Hugh Brodie, E. B. Lyle Apr 1975

Two Eighteenth-Century Poets: James Dobie And Hugh Brodie, E. B. Lyle

Studies in Scottish Literature

No abstract provided.


Contributors To This Issue Apr 1975

Contributors To This Issue

Studies in Scottish Literature

No abstract provided.


Robin Mayhead. Walter Scott.Cambridge. Cambridge University Press. 1973. X, 132 Pp. $3.45. Lars Hartveit. Dream Within A Dream: A Thematic Approach To Scott's Vision Of Fictional Reality. Oslo. Universitetsforlaget. New York. Humanities Press. 1974. 265 Pp. $13.00., Jerome Mitchell Apr 1975

Robin Mayhead. Walter Scott.Cambridge. Cambridge University Press. 1973. X, 132 Pp. $3.45. Lars Hartveit. Dream Within A Dream: A Thematic Approach To Scott's Vision Of Fictional Reality. Oslo. Universitetsforlaget. New York. Humanities Press. 1974. 265 Pp. $13.00., Jerome Mitchell

Studies in Scottish Literature

No abstract provided.


A Reading Of The Grave, James Means Apr 1975

A Reading Of The Grave, James Means

Studies in Scottish Literature

No abstract provided.


James Beattie's "Verses Occasioned By The Death Of The Rev. Mr Charles Churchill" (1765) And The Demise Of Augustan Satire, E. H. King Apr 1975

James Beattie's "Verses Occasioned By The Death Of The Rev. Mr Charles Churchill" (1765) And The Demise Of Augustan Satire, E. H. King

Studies in Scottish Literature

No abstract provided.


Ivanhoe And Simms's Pelayo, Mary Ann Wimsatt Apr 1975

Ivanhoe And Simms's Pelayo, Mary Ann Wimsatt

Studies in Scottish Literature

No abstract provided.


Front Matter Apr 1975

Front Matter

Studies in Scottish Literature

No abstract provided.


Irving S. Saposnik. Robert Louis Stevenson. New York. Twayne Publishers, Inc. 1974. 164 Pp. $6.95., Roger G. Swearingen Apr 1975

Irving S. Saposnik. Robert Louis Stevenson. New York. Twayne Publishers, Inc. 1974. 164 Pp. $6.95., Roger G. Swearingen

Studies in Scottish Literature

No abstract provided.


King James' Rody Sterres, J. C. Eade Apr 1975

King James' Rody Sterres, J. C. Eade

Studies in Scottish Literature

No abstract provided.


Front Matter Jan 1975

Front Matter

Studies in Scottish Literature

No abstract provided.


The Transfiguration Of Edinburgh In The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie, Barbara Keyser Jan 1975

The Transfiguration Of Edinburgh In The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie, Barbara Keyser

Studies in Scottish Literature

No abstract provided.


William Smellie: Philosopher Of Natural History, Ronald B. Hatch Jan 1975

William Smellie: Philosopher Of Natural History, Ronald B. Hatch

Studies in Scottish Literature

No abstract provided.


Sources Of Stanza Forms Used By Burns, Helen Damico Jan 1975

Sources Of Stanza Forms Used By Burns, Helen Damico

Studies in Scottish Literature

No abstract provided.


Contributors To This Issue Jan 1975

Contributors To This Issue

Studies in Scottish Literature

No abstract provided.


Celtic Affinities In The Earlier Poems Of Kenneth White, Lynn Novak Jan 1975

Celtic Affinities In The Earlier Poems Of Kenneth White, Lynn Novak

Studies in Scottish Literature

No abstract provided.


The Hymns Of Martin Luther In The Gude And Godlie Ballatis, Brian Murdoch Oct 1974

The Hymns Of Martin Luther In The Gude And Godlie Ballatis, Brian Murdoch

Studies in Scottish Literature

No abstract provided.


David Lindsay And George Macdonald, Gary K. Wolfe Oct 1974

David Lindsay And George Macdonald, Gary K. Wolfe

Studies in Scottish Literature

No abstract provided.


Front Matter Oct 1974

Front Matter

Studies in Scottish Literature

No abstract provided.


Neil Miller Gunn: A Spiritual Survey, Tokusaburo Nakamura Oct 1974

Neil Miller Gunn: A Spiritual Survey, Tokusaburo Nakamura

Studies in Scottish Literature

No abstract provided.


The Country House Poem In Scotland: Sir George Mackenzie's Caelia's Country House And Closet, Michael R.G. Spiller Oct 1974

The Country House Poem In Scotland: Sir George Mackenzie's Caelia's Country House And Closet, Michael R.G. Spiller

Studies in Scottish Literature

No abstract provided.