Scottish Ballads

By Sarah Dunnigan

Format: Paperback

Sarah Dunnigan's SCOTNOTE study guide discusses a number of the most accessible Scottish ballads, exploring Scotland's ballad traditions, their historical roots and their cultural interpretations, for senior school pupils and students at all levels.

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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 ballad is rooted deeply in Scottish popular culture; dramatic in nature, they often centre on moments of intense conflict and are marked by violence, ranging over themes such as vengeance, murder, supernatural encounters, and treachery in love. Sarah Dunnigan's SCOTNOTE study guide discusses a number of the most accessible Scottish ballads, exploring Scotland's ballad traditions, their historical roots and their cultural interpretations, for senior school pupils and students at all levels.

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Format Paperback
Imprint The Association for Scottish Literary Studies
Publication Date 17 Feb 2006
ISBN 9780948877667
Number of Pages 64

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