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'It Is To Pleasure You': Seeing Things In Mackenzie's 'Aretina' (1660), Or, Whither Scottish Prose Fiction Before The Novel?, Rivka Swenson May 2017

'It Is To Pleasure You': Seeing Things In Mackenzie's 'Aretina' (1660), Or, Whither Scottish Prose Fiction Before The Novel?, Rivka Swenson

Studies in Scottish Literature

Examines the early novelistic fiction, Aretina (1660), by the Scottish lawyer Sir George Mackenzie of Rosehaugh (1636-1691), and explores the ways in which it appeals to the senses, so that readers "flesh out the contours of contextualized character according to their own personal predilections."


Digital Literary Geography And The Difficulties Of Locating 'Redgauntlet Country', Christopher Donaldson, Sally Bushell, Ian N. Gregory, Joanna E. Taylor, Paul Rayson Nov 2016

Digital Literary Geography And The Difficulties Of Locating 'Redgauntlet Country', Christopher Donaldson, Sally Bushell, Ian N. Gregory, Joanna E. Taylor, Paul Rayson

Studies in Scottish Literature

Presents a case study about Sir Walter Scott's Jacobite novel Redgauntlet (1824), drawn from larger grant-funded projects in historical geographical information systems based at Lancaster University, reviewing a variety of other historic literary mapping projects, describing the text corpus of Lake District sources and models used in the larger projects, and contrasting the location of Scott's fictional geography and places in the Solway Firth area of South-West Scotland with the historic places, largely across the border in North-West England, to which he also refers.


Authority And The Narrative Voice In Stevenson's Weir Of Hermiston, Gillian Hughes Nov 2016

Authority And The Narrative Voice In Stevenson's Weir Of Hermiston, Gillian Hughes

Studies in Scottish Literature

Discusses and analyzes Robert Louis Stevenson's use of the narrator's voice in his short, unfinished novel Weir of Hermiston, comparing his narrative strategies with those of Walter Scott, George Moore, George Douglas Brown, D.H. Lawrence, and Lewis Grassic Gibbon, concluding that "Stevenson’s fictions are experimental works," that "respond ingeniously to the dominant and quasi-official formulae and assumptions of writers of classic Victorian novels, and in turn establish an important model from which subsequent British novelists ... could learn."


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.