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Further From The Frontiers, eds. Aimee McNair and Jacqueline Ryder

Further From The Frontiers

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Crosscurrents in Irish and Scottish Studies

 

Detailed Description

Further From the Frontiers: Cross-currents in Irish and Scottish Studies, eds. Aimee McNair and Jacqueline Ryder, Aberdeen: AHRC Centre for Irish and Scottish Studies, 2009, pp.151 + xiv: ISBN: 978-1-906108-06-9.

 

Maintaining the collaborative and interdisciplinary ethos of the series, Further From the Frontiers is an absorbing collection of essays showcasing original and innovative research by emergent scholars in the area of Irish and Scottish Studies. Articles in this volume derive from papers given at the 2008 Crosscurrents conference at the University of Strathclyde.

 

CONTENTS

 

Welsh and his Women:  Representations of the Female in the Fiction of Irvine Welsh 
Alistair Braidwood

 

Empty Boxes, Empty Spaces: Elizabeth Bowen’s The Little Girls
Nicola Darwood

 

Deviation from the Mean? Cultural Representations of Glasgow Since No Mean City
Alistair Fraser

 

Robert Burns and Gender: Is a Woman a Woman For a’ That?
Pauline Ann Gray

 

Wasps in a Jam Jar: Scottish Literary Magazines and Political Culture 19791999
Linda Gunn and Alistair McCleery

 

National Identity in a Popular Scottish Comic
Anne Hoyer

 

Beyond the Limits of Individuality? Genre and Nation in Lady Grisell Baillie’s Household Book
Wolfram Keller and Kirsten Sandrock

 

Scottish Burgh Record Scholarship c. 18301880
Richard Marsden

 

Towards a Theology of Poetry: Seamus Heaney’s Icons and Sacraments
Gail McConnell

 

Red Road and Contemporary Scottish Cinema
Aimee McNair

 

Samuel Thomson’s Pikes and Politics: Negotiating a Place in Scottish and Irish Literature
Jennifer Orr

 

“The True Home of Lost Causes”: Naomi Mitchison’s The Conquered
Jacqueline Ryder

 

Austria’s Presence in Italy at the Congress of Vienna Through the Eyes of the Irish Press (18141815)
Zsuzsanna Zarka