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The international companion to Lewis Grassic Gibbon / edited by Scott Lyall.

Publication:
Glasgow : Scottish Literature International, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (1 PDF (xiii, 176 pages))
Series:
International companions to Scottish literature.
International companions to Scottish literature
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Subjects:
Mitchell, James Leslie, 1901-1935 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Lewis Grassic Gibbon (James Leslie Mitchell), the author of the acclaimed trilogy A Scots Quair, is one of the most important Scottish writers of the early twentieth century. This volume in the International Companions to Scottish Literature series gives a comprehensive overview of Gibbon's writing, placing him in the broader context of the social, political, and literary developments of his time. A range of expert contributors demonstrate his continuing relevance both in Scotland and internationally, and provide readers with a comprehensive general introduction to his life and work.
Contents:
A brief biography of Lewis Grassic Gibbon
Introduction / Scott Lyall
1. Lewis Grassic Gibbon and modernism / Morag Shiach
2. Language, class and social power in A Scots quair / Hanne Tange
3. The shifting identities of Mitchell and Gibbon / Carla Sassi
4. A Scots quair and history / Timothy C. Baker
5. Gibbon's libertarian fictional politics / Uwe Zagratzki
6. Lewis Grassic Gibbon and women / Glenda Norquay
7. Gibbon, Shelley and romantic revolutionary renewal / Ryan D. Shirey
8. Lewis Grassic Gibbon and Scottish nationalism / Christopher Silver
9. The battle for civilisation in Gibbon's science fiction / Scott Lyall.
Notes:
Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
Includes bibliographical references (pages 159-164) and index.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Project Muse Content Provider
Lyall, Scott, editor.
ISBN:
1-908980-16-8
OCLC:
925982323