A range of leading international scholars provide the reader with a comprehensive and innovative investigation of the extraordinary richness and diversity of Scotland’s poetry. Addressing Languages and Chronologies, Poetic Forms, and Topics and Themes, this International Companion covers the entire subject from from the early Middle Ages to the modern day, and explores the connections, influences and interrelations between English, Gaelic, Latin, Old Norse and Scots verse. CONTENTS Series Editors’ Preface Introduction (Carla Sassi) Part 1: Languages and Chronologies Early Celtic Poetry (to 1500) (Thomas Owen Clancy) Scots poetry in the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Centuries (R. D. S. Jack) Poetry in Latin (Roger Green) Poetry in the Languages and Dialects of Northern Scotland (Roberta Frank, Brian Smith) The Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries (Sìm Innes, Alessandra Petrina) The Eighteenth Century (Ronald Black, Gerard Carruthers) The Nineteenth Century (Ian Duncan, Sheila Kidd) The Poetry of Modernity (1870–1950) (Emma Dymock, Scott Lyall) Contemporary Poetry (1950–) (Attila Dósa, Michelle Macleod) Part 2: Poetic Forms The Form of Scottish Gaelic poetry (William Gillies) Scots Poetic Forms (Derrick McClure) The Ballad in Scots and English (Suzanne Gilbert) Part 3: Topics and Themes Nature, Landscape and Rural Life (Louisa Gairn) Nation and Home (Carla Sassi, Silke Stroh) Protest and Politics (Wilson McLeod, Alan Riach) Love and Erotic Poetry (Peter Mackay) Faith and Religion (Meg Bateman, James McGonigal) Scottish Poetry as World Poetry (Paul Barnaby) The Literary Environment (Robyn Marsack) Endnotes Further Reading Notes on Contributors Index.
|Titolo:||The International Companion to Scottish Poetry|
|Data di pubblicazione:||2015|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||06.01 Curatela|