Scottish literature and S Guide - Resources and Review

Offers the full text of over 100 of Burns' poems and songs, including Address of Beelzebub, Charlie He's My Darling, Highland Mary, My Nannie, O, and The Bonnie Wee Thing.
Born in Orkney in 1887, Edwin Muir's wide and varied career is reflected in a brief chronology, detailing his appointment as the Director of British Council, Prague in 1946, and Rome in 1949, as well as his literary career as an academic, novelist, and poet. Includes links to online versions of some of Muir's poetry, such as 'Scotland 1941', 'Scotland's Winter', and 'Merlin'. Additional sources of relevance to Muir are also given, along with Scottish literature and poetry pages.
An index to scholarly information in Anglo
American literature and language. Major subject headings include English language and literature, new literatures in English, American language and literature, and Celtic language and literature.
Full text of the novel Ivanhoe by Scottish author Sir Walter Scott (1820
1878), who's work reflects the cultural changes of the 18th century.
Biographies of novelists, poets, and dramatists who were born or lived in Scotland from the 10th century to the present day, including Robert Henryson, James I, George Buchanan, Ron Butlin, Robert Crawford, Janice Galloway, John Napier, and Adam Smith. Contains an archive of the author's weekly Scotland on Sunday book review, and an essay on the history of Scottish literary movements, covering the Goddodin, the Makars, the Scottish Enlightenment, the Kailyard movement, the Scottish Rennaisance, and the post
war decades.
Society which aims to promote the study, teaching, and writing of Scottish literature, and to further the study of the languages of Scotland. Describes regular publications of the society including the journals ScotLit, Scottish Studies Reviews, Scottish Language, and the Scotnotes series of study guides.
A variety of resources which provide information on all aspects of the fictional detective character. Includes information on the life and work of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the Victorian era, actors who have portrayed Holmes, and the stories themselves.
Full text of The 39 Steps by Scottish novelist John Buchan (1875
Biographical information on prominent Scottish writers including J. M. Barrie, Robert Burns, Arthur Conan Doyle, Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Alistair MacLean, Sir Walter Scott, and Robert Louis Stevenson.
Explores the life and works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, with a database of quotes, information on the origins of the Sherlock Holmes character, and a listing of the author's fictional creations.
A collection of novels by Arthur Conan Doyle (1859
1930), including Captain of the Polestar, The Lost World, Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, The Poison Belt, The Return of Sherlock Holmes, The Stark Munro Letters, A Study in Scarlet, and Tales of Terror and Mystery.
Full text of the famous novel Kidnapped by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson (1850
News and features on contemporary and past Scottish authors and their works. Entries include Ian Rankin, John Buchan, William McIlvanney, and Irvine Welsh. Features profiles, video interviews, and writers' advice and recommendations.
Full text of novels written in the Victorian era by Scottish novelist Robert Louis Stevenson (1850
1894), including Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, The Dynamiter, Treasure Island and Prince Otto.
Provides a comprehensive guide to the history and linguistic characteristics involved when learning, speaking, or translating the Scots language. Contains texts including work by R L Stevenson and Robert Burns, a dictionary, and information on organisations concerned with the further study and promotion of Scots as a language.
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