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Some characteristics of Scots literature

Smith, J. C.

Some characteristics of Scots literature

by Smith, J. C.

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Published by Printed by H. Hart, at the University press] in [Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scottish literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    Statementby J. C. Smith.
    SeriesThe English association. Leaflet, no. 22
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR8516 .S5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p.
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6656630M
    LC Control Number23012742
    OCLC/WorldCa2606203

    This book was last published in and is a two volume publication. Byways of the Scottish Borders In the Autumn of the author walked with an artist friend through some of the most famous of the Border country, from Moffat eastwards. Rambles Round Glasgow An historical look at Glasgow and surrounding area. Mary, Queen of Scots. New York: Vanguard Press, The book is written by a Scots woman who tries to stay as objective as possible. This objectivity is expressed throughout the book and leaves the reader knowing that Mary Stuart was like all other humans.

      After reading over a million words from the best literature, I have come to appreciate what makes a good book great is not by accident or luck. The stunning story that emerges from the pen of a Master is a work of art, painstakingly designed, written, and edited. The following notable Scottish characters have appeared in fictional works. The Scottish people or Scots, are an ethnic group indigenous to ically they emerged from an amalgamation of Celtic peoples — the Picts, the Gaels, and the Latin word Scotti originally applied to a particular, 5th century, Gaelic tribe that inhabited Ireland.

    Books shelved as american-literature: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee, The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Saling.   The implication that the Irish, English, Scottish and Welsh have a great deal in common with each other, at least from the geneticist’s point of view, seems likely to please no one.


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