This is the first comprehensive critical analysis of Scottish women's writing from its recoverable beginnings to the present day. Essays cover individual writers - such as Margaret Oliphant, Nan Shepherd, Muriel Spark and Liz Lochhead--as well as groups of writers or kinds of writing--such as women poets and dramatists, or Gaelic writing and the legacy of the Kailyard. In addition to poetry, drama and fiction, a varied body of non-fiction writing is also covered, including diaries, memoirs, biography and autobiography, didactic and polemic writing, and popular and periodical writing for and by women.
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Douglas Gifford is Professor of Scottish Literature at the University of Glasgow Dorothy McMillan is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Glasgow
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Book Description Edinburgh University Press. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0748609164
Book Description Edinburgh University Press, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 640 pages. 9.50x6.75x1.75 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0748609164