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Scots : studies in its literature and language

Author: John M Kirk; Iseabail Macleod
Publisher: Amsterdam ; New York : Rodopi, 2013.
Series: Scottish cultural review of language and literature, v. 21.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John M Kirk; Iseabail Macleod
ISBN: 9789042037397 9042037393
OCLC Number: 858659965
Description: 309 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction / John M. Kirk and Iseabail Macleod --
Textual afterlives: Barbour's Bruce and Hary's Wallace / Jeremy Smith --
To bring my language near to the language of men? Dialect and dialect use in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centures: some observations / Robert McColl Millar --
Stour or dour or clour: an overview of Scots usage in Stevenson's works and correspondence / Marina Dossena --
Pittin the word(s) oot: the itchy coo experience of publishing in Scots in the twenty-first century / James Robertson --
Loanwords in Scots: some reflections from lexicography / Christine Robinson --
G.F. Savage-Armstrong's Ballads of down / Gavin Falconer --
Scots in two early Ulster novels / Stephen Dornan --
The linguistic landscape of eighteenth-century South Argyll, as revealed by Highland Scot emigrants to North Carolina / Michael B. Montgomery --
Styles of Scots in Australian literary texts / Graham Tulloch --
How Gavin Douglas handled some well-known passages of Virgil's Aeneid / Caroline Macafee --
Doric Orientalism: James Legge's translation of the Shi jin or Book of poetry / Peih-ying Lu and John Corbett --
Motivation and politico-cultural context in the creation of Scots language versions of Greek tragedies / Ian Brown --
Civil service Scots: prose or poetry? / John M. Kirk.
Series Title: Scottish cultural review of language and literature, v. 21.
Responsibility: edited by John M. Kirk and Iseabail Macleod.

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