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Scotland's Books: A History of Scottish Literature | Robert Crawford
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From Treasure Island to Trainspotting, Scotland's rich literary tradition has influenced writing across centuries and cultures far beyond its borders. Here, for the first time, is a single volume presenting the glories of fifteen centuries of Scottish literature. In Scotland's Books the much loved poet Robert Crawford tells the story of Scottish imaginative writing and its relationship to the country's history. Stretching from the medieval masterpieces of St. Columba's Iona - the earliest surviving Scottish work - to the energetic world of twenty-first-century writing by authors such as Ali Smith and James Kelman, this outstanding account traces the development of literature in Scotland and explores the cultural, linguistic and literary heritage of the nation. It includes extracts from the writing discussed to give a flavor of the original work, and its new research ranges from specially made translations of ancient poems to previously unpublished material from the Scottish Enlightenment and interviews with living writers. Informative and readable, this is the definitive single-volume guide to the marvelous legacy of Scottish literature.
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#staycationswap #staycationintime #staycationintimeswap I‘m going to Scotland! @jenniferw88 You spoiled me! This is absolutely amazing! Did you make that Scottish wrapping paper it‘s incredible!!??!! Thank you so much! What a mix of amazing books and Scottish delights! The Turnbull tartan journal is so special! Thank you! 🐂🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿✈️📖💙💌

Chrissyreadit 😍🙌😍🙌😍🙌 3mo
DinoMom Awesome 3mo
jenniferw88 No, I found it on Etsy and knew as soon as I saw it I had to use it for your swap! Glad you love everything... will post mine shortly. 3mo
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1. It‘s weather dependent—outside when it‘s nice, inside when it‘s nasty
2. I‘m originally from Wisconsin so I love a good old-fashioned. It‘s not easy to find outside of the Midwest
3. Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿
4. Black
5. Of course!

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I have a #constantcraving to be on #vacation. I like to start planning my next on as soon as I return from my last. Going onto to Expedia to look at airline prices is my version of stress relief and I love making lists of bookshops to visit. #augustgrrrl

Trying to catch up after a busy weekend.

Kalalalatja I look at airplane prices way to much, too 🙈 5y
Cinfhen That's something I love to do as well! I get google flight alerts all the time 😜 5y
SusanInTiburon Oo! Oo! I was there this summer! That's Leakey's Books in Inverness, Scotland! ❤️ 5y
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GondorGirl I travel a lot for work, and my favorite thing is visiting neat bookstores all over the country! 5y
SilversReviews Love this photo!! 5y
Jas16 @SusanInTiburon It is Leakey's! Love Inverness so much. 5y
Jas16 @Kalalalatja @Cinfhen Glad I am not alone! 5y
Jas16 @GondorGirl I wish I got to travel for work. I would do the same thing! 5y
Jas16 @GondorGirl I wish I got to travel for work. I would do the same thing! 5y
TheKidUpstairs Love it! Where's the next adventure going to take you? 4y
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Love this piece of #poetry for #seasonsreadings2016

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