Gael and Lowlander in Scottish Literature

Cross-Currents in Scottish Writing in the Nineteenth Century

Edited by Christopher MacLachlan , Ronald W. Renton

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The nineteenth century saw the romanticisation of the Highlander, the rise of tartanry and the emergence of the modern Scottish tourist industry. This volume examines the literary culture of Scotland - Highland and Lowland - during this transformational period, and explore its interactions and intersections.

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The Association for Scottish Literary Studies

The Association for Scottish Literary Studies is an educational charity that aims to promote the study, teaching and writing of Scottish literature, and to further the study of the languages of Scotland. To these ends, ASLS publishes works of Scottish literature which have either been neglected or which merit a fresh presentation to a modern audience, and critical anthologies of both creative and non-fiction writing.

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The nineteenth century saw the romanticisation of the Highlander, the rise of tartanry and the emergence of the modern Scottish tourist industry. It also witnessed the worst excesses of the Clearances and the beginnings of an exodus from the Highlands to the industrial cities and to the colonies. The fourteen essays in this volume examine the literary culture of Scotland - Highland and Lowland - during this transformational period, and explore its interactions and intersections.

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Format Paperback
Imprint The Association for Scottish Literary Studies
Publication Date 15 Apr 2015
ISBN 9781908980106
Number of Pages 246

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