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Och Wheesht and Get Oan Wae It

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This groundbreaking Scottish addition to the Keep Calm and Carry On series provides a hilarious collection of quotes and proverbs showing Scottish wisdom at its best.

Och Wheesht and Get Oan Wae it

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Scottish Literature in the Twentieth Century

Author : David McCordick
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A breath-taking volume: the compilation of texts is astrounding, and all the works are presented in their entirety. Added to this are editorial notes and introductions to each of the authors. It is a bold collections; a magnificant achievement. Everything that is Scottish literature--poetry, prose, memoirs, political speeches, travel writing (all except the novel)--is included. This volume focuses on writers of the twentieth century from Keir Hardie to Janice Galloway, from James Barrie to William McIlvanney and from Neil Munro to Irvine Welsh among many, many others.

Serving Twa Maisters

Author : John Corbett
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The twentieth century was one of the richest periods in history for literary translations into Scots. Not since the sixteenth century has the Scots tongue been the vehicle for such a volume and range of translations and adaptations. This anthology celebrates the crucial contribution by translators for the stage to the practice of both Scots playwriting and Scots literary translation. It further demonstrates how the demands of translation for the stage help re-invent and extend literary Scots. The collection comprises translations of classic plays from a variety of eras and languages, produced over half a century by writers of different generations. Each employs an individually-fashioned stage-Scots. It makes available texts that have hitherto been difficult to find, with three of the translations published here for the first time. In addition to full play-texts, the volume supplies an informative introduction, notes, appendices, bibliography and a full glossary.

Therese

Author : Arthur Schnitzler
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