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    Gael and Lowlander in Scottish Literature: Cross-Currents in Scottish Writing in the Nineteenth Century

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    The nineteenth century saw the romanticisation of the Highlander, the rise of tartanry and the emergence of the modern Scottish tourist industry. This volume examines the literary culture of Scotland - Highland and Lowland - during this transformational period, and explore its interactions and intersections.
    ISBN: 9781908980106
    AuthorChristopher MacLachlan
    Pub Date15/04/2015
    BindingPaperback
    Pages246
    Availability: In Stock

    The nineteenth century saw the romanticisation of the Highlander, the rise of tartanry and the emergence of the modern Scottish tourist industry. It also witnessed the worst excesses of the Clearances and the beginnings of an exodus from the Highlands to the industrial cities and to the colonies. The fourteen essays in this volume examine the literary culture of Scotland - Highland and Lowland - during this transformational period, and explore its interactions and intersections.

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    The nineteenth century saw the romanticisation of the Highlander, the rise of tartanry and the emergence of the modern Scottish tourist industry. It also witnessed the worst excesses of the Clearances and the beginnings of an exodus from the Highlands to the industrial cities and to the colonies. The fourteen essays in this volume examine the literary culture of Scotland - Highland and Lowland - during this transformational period, and explore its interactions and intersections.