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The Grampian Quartet
Language: en
Pages: 672
Authors: Nan Shepherd
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-01 - Publisher: Canongate Books

Edited and introductions by Roderick Watson. The Quarry Wood, although published well before Sunset Song, inhabits a similar world; the progress of its heroine could almost be the alternative story of a Chris Guthrie who did go to university. Compassionate and humorous, the grace and style of Shepherd’s prose is
Windswept
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Annabel Abbs
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-10 - Publisher: Hachette UK

'A triumph ... I felt as though I were being lifted, carried up to peaks.' - Charlotte Peacock, author of. Into the Mountain: A Life of Nan Shepherd 'I couldn't put it down. Quite extraordinary... written in such a free flowing, readable style. I'm in awe.' - Maggie Humm, author
The Living World
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Samantha Walton
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-10 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Harnessing new enthusiasm for Nan Shepherd's writing, The Living World asks how literature might help us reimagine humanity's place on earth in the midst of our ecological crisis. The first book to examine Shepherd's writing through an ecocritical lens, it reveals forgotten details about the scientific, political and philosophical climate
Alasdair Gray
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Gavin Miller
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Rodopi

Alasdair Gray's writing, and in particular his great novel Lanark: A Life in Four Books (1981), is often read as a paradigm of postmodern practice. This study challenges that view by presenting an analysis that is at once more conventional and more strongly radical. By reading Gray in his cultural
Modern Scottish Women Poets
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Dorothy McMillan
Categories: Poetry
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-01 - Publisher: Canongate Books

Edited and Introduced by Dorothy McMillan and Michel Byrne. ‘This is a book full of life, energy, skill and unexpected found treasure: a blend of major and minor voices which reveals the formation and verve of Scotland’s modern poetic.’ Ali Smith This invaluable collection traces the work of nearly a