A History of Scottish Women's Writing

A History of Scottish Women s Writing 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

  • Title: A History of Scottish Women's Writing
  • Author: Douglas Gifford
  • ISBN: 9780748609161
  • Page: 259
  • Format: Paperback
  • 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 InThis 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.

    One thought on “A History of Scottish Women's Writing”

    1. Suitable as a general and all-encompassing introduction into the topic, but despite the sheer size of the book, there are too many authors and topics covered to allow for their examination in depth.

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *