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Title International Companion to Scottish Poetry edited by Carla Sassi ; Thomas Owen Clancy, Gaelic adviser
Published Glasgow [Scotland] : Scottish Literature International, 2015
[Place of publication not identified] Scottish Literature International 2016
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Description 1 online resource (1 PDF (xi, 300 pages).)
Series International companions to Scottish literature
International companions to Scottish literature
Contents Introduction / Carla Sassi -- part 1. Languages and chronologies -- 1. Early Celtic poetry (to 1500) / Thomas Owen Clancy -- 2. Scots poetry in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries / R.D.S. Jack -- 3. Poetry in Latin / Roger Green -- 4. Poetry in the languages and dialects of northern Scotland / Roberta Frank, Brian Smith -- 5. The sixteenth and seventeenth centuries / Sìm Innes and Alessandra Petrina -- 6. The eighteenth century / Ronald Black and Gerard Carruthers -- 7. The nineteenth century / Ian Duncan and Sheila Kidd -- 8. The poetry of modernity (1870-1950) / Emma Dymock and Scott Lyall -- 9. Contemporary poetry (1950-) / Attila Dósa and Michelle Macleod -- part 2. Poetic forms -- 10. The form of Scottish Gaelic poetry / William Gillies -- 11. Scots poetic forms / Derrick McClure -- 12. The ballad in Scots and English / Suzanne Gilbert -- part 3. Topics and themes -- 13. Nature, landscape and rural life / Louisa Gairn -- 14. Nation and home / Carla Sassi and Silke Stroh -- 15. Protest and politics / Wilson McLeod and Alan Riach -- 16. Love and erotic poetry / Peter Mackay -- 17. Faith and religion / Meg Bateman and James McGonigal -- 18. Scottish poetry as world poetry / Paul Barnaby -- 19. The literary environment / Robyn Marsack
Summary A range of leading international scholars provide the reader with a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the extraordinary richness and diversity of Scotland's poetry. Addressing Languages and Chronologies, Poetic Forms, and Topics and Themes, this International Companion covers the entire subject from early medieval texts to contemporary writers, and examines English, Gaelic, Latin and Scots verse
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Description based on print version record
Subject English poetry -- Scottish authors -- History and criticism
Scottish poetry -- History and criticism
English Literature.
English poetry -- Scottish authors.
Languages & Literatures.
Scottish poetry.
Scotland -- In literature
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Clancy, Thomas Owen, editor
Sassi, Carla, editor
Project Muse, Content Provider
ISBN 1908980184