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A Kist o Skinklan Things By J. Derrick McClure A Kist o Skinklan Things The twentieth century Scottish Renaissance saw a sudden and dramatic change in Scotland s literary landscape Beginning in the s Scottish writers increasingly engaged with contemporary social and
  • Title: A Kist o Skinklan Things
  • Author: J. Derrick McClure
  • ISBN: 9781906841294
  • Page: 265
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A Kist o Skinklan Things By J. Derrick McClure The twentieth century Scottish Renaissance saw a sudden and dramatic change in Scotland s literary landscape Beginning in the 1920s, Scottish writers increasingly engaged with contemporary social and political issues, and with questions of national identity An integral part of this development was the radically new literary status accorded to the Scots language MacDiarmThe twentieth century Scottish Renaissance saw a sudden and dramatic change in Scotland s literary landscape Beginning in the 1920s, Scottish writers increasingly engaged with contemporary social and political issues, and with questions of national identity An integral part of this development was the radically new literary status accorded to the Scots language MacDiarmid s immediate predecessors had introduced modern themes and linguistic experimentation to Scots poetry and though MacDiarmid is the unquestioned central figure in the great poetic revival, he rode a rising tide He and the poets who paved the way for him represent the first wave of the Scottish Renaissance The second wave contains the extraordinary company of poets who wrote under his direct inspiration On any showing, the scale and quality of this movement is a phenomenon rarely paralleled in literary history A Kist o Skinklan Things contains a selection of the best work from this great period.
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    1. J. Derrick McClure

      J Derrick McClure, M.A Glasgow , M.Litt Edinburgh , is a Senior Lecturer now part time in the Department of English, University of Aberdeen Publications include Why Scots Matters 1988, revised 1997 , Scots and its Literature 1995 , Language, Poetry and Nationhood 2000 ,Doric the Dialect of North East Scotland in the Varieties of English Around the World series 2002 , the chapter English in Scotland in the Cambridge History of the English Language Vol 5 , and over eighty articles on Scottish linguistic and literary topics in various journals, festschrifts and conference proceedings volumes.He is Chairman of the Forum for Research in the Languages of Scotland and Ulster, and member of the Scottish Parliamentary Cross Party Group on the Scots Language, the Language Committee and the International Committee of the Association for Scottish Literary Studies, the Scottish Dictionaries Council and the steering committee of the National Library of Scotland s Bibliography of Scottish Literature in Translation BOSLIT he is also Editor of the annual journal Scottish Language.His recent and current research and publication are principally on Scots as a medium for literary translation and on Middle Scots poetic prosody Poetic translations include Scotland o Gael an Lawlander 1996 , the Scots versions in Meas air Chrannaibh, Fruit on Brainches by Aonghas P draig Caimbeul, Stornoway 2007 , and translations from among others Cecco Angiolieri, Fr dric Mistral and Alfred Kolleritsch.

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