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The Oxford Book of Scottish Short Stories [Download] ➹ The Oxford Book of Scottish Short Stories Author Douglas Dunn – Buyprobolan50.co.uk Encompassing magical fairy tales and modern innovative works, The Oxford Book of Scottish Short Stories surveys the rich literary heritage of Scotland, in a collection of forty four superb tales, the Encompassing magical fairy tales and modern innovative works, Book of PDF/EPUB ¼ The Oxford Book of The Oxford PDF or Scottish Short Stories surveys the rich literary heritage of Scotland, in a collection Oxford Book of MOBI ï of forty four superb tales, the most extensive such anthology in print Here readers will discover such wonderful tales as The Wee Bannock, Sir Walter Scott s classic The Two Drovers widely considered the first true short story ever written , Muriel Spark s Bang Bang You re Dead, and James Kelman s Sunday Papers Not only are the finest writers of the past well represented including familiar faces such as Sir James Barrie and Robert Louis Stevenson but there s also a host of superb modern writers here as well, such as Shena MacKay, Alan Spence, Margaret Elphinstone, Ronald Frame, and Janice Galloway, to name but a few With a highly informative and insightful introduction by Douglas Dunn, one of Scotland s leading literary figures, this anthology offers a revealing look at the best of Scottish writing.

    The Oxford Book of Scottish Short Stories Epub ✓ readers will discover such wonderful tales as The Wee Bannock, Sir Walter Scott s classic The Two Drovers widely considered the first true short story ever written , Muriel Spark s Bang Bang You re Dead, and James Kelman s Sunday Papers Not only are the finest writers of the past well represented including familiar faces such as Sir James Barrie and Robert Louis Stevenson but there s also a host of superb modern writers here as well, such as Shena MacKay, Alan Spence, Margaret Elphinstone, Ronald Frame, and Janice Galloway, to name but a few With a highly informative and insightful introduction by Douglas Dunn, one of Scotland s leading literary figures, this anthology offers a revealing look at the best of Scottish writing."/>
  • Paperback
  • 510 pages
  • The Oxford Book of Scottish Short Stories
  • Douglas Dunn
  • English
  • 20 March 2019
  • 0192801902

About the Author: Douglas Dunn

Douglas Eaglesham Dunn is a Scottish poet, academic Book of PDF/EPUB ¼ and criticHe was a The Oxford PDF or Professor of English at the University of St Andrews from , becoming Director Oxford Book of MOBI ï of the University s Scottish Studies Centre in until his retirement in September He is now an Honorary Professor at St Andrews, still undertaking postgraduate supervision in the School of English He was a member of the Scottish Arts Council He holds an honorary doctorate LLD law from the University of Dundee, an honorary doctorate DLitt literature from the University of Hull and St Andrews He became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in , and was appointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in Terry Street, Dunn s first collection of poems, appeared in and received a Scottish Arts Council Book Award as well as a Somerset Maugham Award.



10 thoughts on “The Oxford Book of Scottish Short Stories

  1. Carine Carine says:

    I started this only meaning to read the greats Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Muriel Spark, J.M Barrie, James Kelman, Alasdair Gray , but ended up finishing the whole thing I want to readof John Buchan and Elspeth Davie especially, but most of the stories left an impression.Lewis Grassic Gibbon Smeddum and Muriel Spark Bang Bang You re Dead are spot on just what short stories should be The J.M.Barrie short is total rubbish Alasdair Gray, self loathing egomaniac, is just shy of brilli I started this only meaning to read the greats Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Muriel Spark, J.M Barrie, James Kelman, Alasdair Gray , but ended up finishing the whole thing I want to readof John Buchan and Elspeth Davie especially, but most of the stories left an impression.Lewis Grassic Gibbon Smeddum and Muriel Spark Bang Bang You re Dead are spot on just what short stories should be The J.M.Barrie short is total rubbish Alasdair Gray, self loathing egomaniac, is just shy of brilliant If you haven t read James Kelman s novels, Home for a Couple of Days sums them up nicely.I never considered the real art that goes into curating until I read this collection It gives a feeling of Scotland through the centuries the social classes, the cities, the farms, the alcoholism a land largely without irony

  2. Ben Ben says:

    Have not read all the short stories in this anthology of works from the 19th cen through today, but The Life and Death of George Wilson by Neil Patterson in here is one of my favorite short stories ever It s best of anthology from the past 200 years so they re all really good.

  3. secondwomn secondwomn says:

    this collection is huge, and out of all of it, there were only a handful of stories that didn t really sing for me highly recommended, especially to anyone who enjoys dark fiction since this book spans centuries, it gives a real perspective on continuities in scottish literature.

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