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Robin Jenkins S The Cone Gatherers

Author : Iain Crichton Smith
ISBN : 094887726X
Genre : Scotland
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Iain Crichton Smith's SCOTNOTE study guide is a skilful and intelligent guide to the themes and characters of the novel, and explores the religious, philosophical and moral questions that it poses. Suitable for senior school pupils and students of all ages.

The Cone Gatherers

Author : Robin Jenkins
ISBN : 0857862359
Genre : Fiction
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Originally published: London: Macdonald, 1955.

Literature Of Scotland

Author : Roderick Watson
ISBN : 9781137118752
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Critics hailed the first edition of The Literature of Scotland as one of the most comprehensive and fascinatingly readable accounts of Scottish literature in all three of the country's languages - Gaelic, Scots and English. In this extensively revised and expanded new edition, Roderick Watson traces the lives and works of Scottish writers in a beautiful and rugged country that has been divided by political and religious conflict but united, too, by a democratic and egalitarian ideal of nationhood. The Literature of Scotland: The Middle Ages to the Nineteenth Century follows the story from Barbour to John Davidson, exploring the growth of the idea of a nation from the flowering of the Makars to the early ballads and the oral tradition; from courtly verse to the prose of the Reformation and the rise of the Scottish Enlightenment; from Duncan Bàn Macintyre and the great Gaelic poets to the achievement of Robert Burns, Walter Scott, Thomas Carlyle, J. M. Barrie and Robert Louis Stevenson. Each writer is placed in their historical, critical and cultural contexts, and the volume also provides a helpful Further Reading section and chronological timeline, making this the essential guide to Scottish literary history. The literature which followed after the Victorian period is discussed in the companion volume Literature of Scotland: The Twentieth Century.

The Literature Of Scotland The Twentieth Century

Author : Roderick Watson
ISBN : 9781137067432
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Matthew And Sheila

Author : Robin Jenkins
ISBN : 0748662391
Genre : Fiction
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A gripping tale of family secrets, obession, and tradegy, set against the backdrop of a small scottish town

Higher English Grade Booster

Author : David Cockburn
ISBN : 1843722593
Genre : English language
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The Higher English Grade Booster is a handbook specifically designed to take students step-by-step through all areas of assessment and to uncover the mysteries of the Higher exam.

Scottish Literature In English And Scots

Author : Douglas Gifford
ISBN : UOM:39015051618265
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Liquid Metal brings together 'seminal' essays that have opened up the study of science fiction to serious critical interrogation. Eight distinct sections cover such topics as the cyborg in science fiction; the science fiction city; time travel and the primal scene; science fiction fandom; and the 1950s invasion narratives. Important writings by Susan Sontag, Vivian Sobchack, Steve Neale, J.P. Telotte, Peter Biskind and Constance Penley are included.

The Changeling

Author : Robin Jenkins
ISBN : 9781847674630
Genre : Fiction
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With an afterword by Andrew Marr. ‘If you are interested in books that are human and wise, then treat yourself this year to some Robin Jenkins.’ Andrew Marr Thirteen-year-old Tom Curdie, the product of a Glasgow slum, is on probation for theft. His teachers admit that he is clever, but only one, Charles Forbes, sees an uncanny warmth in his reticence and in his seemingly insolent smile. So he decides to take Tom on holiday with his own family... On first publication in 1958, The Changeling confirmed the reputation of an author who had long been regarded by his peers as a major force in British writing, and it is now held up as a classic of British literature. ‘One of the best, most completely realised of Jenkins’ novels.’ Alan Spence ‘Quite simply a major writer.’ Herald ‘A delight to read.’ Times Literary Supplement

A Concise Grammar For English Language Teachers

Author : Tony Penston
ISBN : 9780953132317
Genre : English language
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ISBN : UCSC:32106020071806
Genre : Scottish literature
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