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Literature & literary studies

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  • Paperback | Pub: 01 May 2015
    £12.99

    A poetry anthology boasting some of the UK’s most exciting voices who have all shared the Neu! Reekie! bill. Many of the works are new, many are favourites read at the events; all are savoured, sublime, sumptuous voices within poetry already –...

  • Paperback | Pub: 06 Aug 2020
    £12.99

    A follow up to the immensely popular #UntitledOne and #UntitledTwo. This year’s anthology gives us more of the promising and established names in British poetry who have all shared the Neu! Reekie! bill. Many of the works are new, many are...

  • Paperback | Pub: 03 May 2016
    £12.99

    This anthology promises more of the up-and-coming and established names in British poetry, who have all shared the Neu! Reekie! bill. Many of the works are new, many are favourites read at the events; all are savoured, sublime, sumptuous voices...

  • Paperback | Pub: 21 Sep 2011
    £9.99

    During her career Liz Lochhead has been described variously as a poet, feminist playwright, translator and broadcaster but has said that ‘when somebody asks me what I do I usually say writer. The most precious thing to me is to be a poet. If I...

  • Paperback | Pub: 25 May 2018
    £9.99

    One of the greatest travellers in Scotland, Martin Martin was also a native Gaelic speaker. This text offers his narrative of his journey around the Western Isles, and a mine of information on custom, tradition and life. Martin Martin’s wrote...

  • Paperback | Pub: 02 Apr 2020
    £9.99

    A poem does not have to be famous to be cherished. The best-known poems of Robert Burns have been loved by countless people over the years, but there are other poems that may be largely unknown that will mean a great deal to the few who are familiar...

  • Hardback | Pub: 04 Oct 2018
    £14.99

    A poem does not have to be famous to be cherished. The best-known poems of Robert Burns have been loved by countless people over the years, but there are other poems that may be largely unknown that will mean a great deal to the few who are familiar...

  • Paperback | Pub: 01 Jun 2012
    £9.99

    In the sixth century, Celtic Christian monks are thought to have made dangerous and difficult journeys from the west coast of Scotland to seek solitude in Iceland. This evocative, pared-down sequence of poems – the imaginary fragments of a...

  • Paperback | Pub: 02 Dec 2013
    £10.00

  • Hardback | Pub: 24 Oct 2011
    £25.00

    This Collected Works of Sorley MacLean brings together published poetry from MacLean’s own edited volumes of poetry, poetry previously published in various magazines, literary journals and anthologies, and poetry which has never been published...

  • Hardback | Pub: 05 Jun 2014
    £12.99

    Tom Pow’s beautiful, powerful poems examine the remarkable life of Thomas Watling. Watling was born in Dumfries in September 1762 and raised by a long-suffering maiden aunt. Convicted of forging Bank of Scotland one-guinea notes he was...

  • Paperback | Pub: 04 Jul 2011
    £9.99

    The poems of this bilingual collection by award-winning poet Angus Peter Campbell examine the decay and fragmentation of Gaelic language and identity in the modern age, exploring the ways in which language and identity intersect with the historical...

  • Paperback | Pub: 23 Nov 1999
    £25.00

    This collection traces 100 years of Gaelic verse and includes both “high” and “low” poetry, children’s verse and nonsense rhymes, as well as the serious, intellectual verse of the 1940s and 1950s. Each poem has a facing...

  • Paperback | Pub: 06 May 2021
    £8.99

    This humourous, accessible collection explores a diverse range of themes: death, infidelity, politics, homesickness, racism, humanity as well as every day life. The topics, found within the lines of this book, are portrayed with such humour and...

  • Digital Download | Pub: 10 Aug 2012
    £5.99

    In this remarkable collection of essays, James Kelman deals with a wide range of issues literary, artistic, political and philosophical – Russian writers who influenced him, the lives of the Impressionists, Chomsky’s key role in...

  • Paperback | Pub: 10 Oct 2019
    £8.99

    Bale Fire is a book in three cycles. The first explores the darker side of communities in decline. The middle is a transposition of elements and characters of the Odyssey to a Scottish hill farm and its neighbours. The final part looks at the idea...

  • Paperback | Pub: 05 Jul 2018
    £9.99

    ‘Two Men at Once’ is one of Norman MacCaig best known poems. He was indeed two men at once: Edinburgh, the city where he was born and lived as a teacher and poet, was his home, but no other place shaped his poetry more than Assynt in...

  • Paperback | Pub: 10 Oct 2019
    £8.99

    Almost eighteen years in the making, this collection is a love poem to a rural community in Scotland. The freshness of its language brings the daily grind, its joys and harsh realities, to vivid life; its final elegies form a moving testament to a...

  • Paperback | Pub: 20 May 2013
    £20.00

    James Boswell’s relish for life, unflinching honesty and wide social contacts make him one of the raciest and most entertaining of all diarists.This is a one-volume edition of the journals he kept while making his living as an advocate in...

  • Paperback | Pub: 10 Oct 2019
    £25.00

    The Highlands and Islands of Scotland experienced massive changes during the nineteenth century.  Economic restructuring, introducing sheep and deer and encouraging clearance and eviction, is the best known change, but it was by no means the only...