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

Further From The Frontiers



Crosscurrents in Irish and Scottish Studies


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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 
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