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.
Welsh and his Women: Representations of the Female in the Fiction of Irvine Welsh
Empty Boxes, Empty Spaces: Elizabeth Bowen’s The Little Girls
Deviation from the Mean? Cultural Representations of Glasgow Since No Mean City
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 1979–1999
Linda Gunn and Alistair McCleery
National Identity in a Popular Scottish Comic
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. 1830–1880
Towards a Theology of Poetry: Seamus Heaney’s Icons and Sacraments
Red Road and Contemporary Scottish Cinema
Samuel Thomson’s Pikes and Politics: Negotiating a Place in Scottish and Irish Literature
“The True Home of Lost Causes”: Naomi Mitchison’s The Conquered
Austria’s Presence in Italy at the Congress of Vienna Through the Eyes of the Irish Press (1814–1815)