The International Companion to
LEWIS GRASSIC GIBBON
Edited by Scott Lyall
Published in: Paperback, 192 pages.
By: Scottish Literature International,
Price: £24.95 / €29.95 / $29.95
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Lewis Grassic Gibbon (James Leslie Mitchell), the author of the acclaimed trilogy A Scots Quair – Sunset Song, Cloud Howe and Grey Granite – is one of the most important Scottish writers of the early twentieth century. This International Companion provides a thorough overview of Gibbon’s writing. Examining his works within the social, political, and literary developments of his time, this volume demonstrates Gibbon’s continuing relevance both in Scotland and internationally.
Series Editors’ Preface
A Brief Biography of Lewis Grassic Gibbon
Introduction (Scott Lyall)
- Lewis Grassic Gibbon and Modernism (Morag Shiach)
- Language, Class and Social Power in A Scots Quair (Hanne Tange)
- The Shifting Identities of Mitchell and Gibbon (Carla Sassi)
- A Scots Quair and History (Timothy C. Baker)
- Gibbon’s Libertarian Fictional Politics (Uwe Zagratzki)
- Lewis Grassic Gibbon and Women (Glenda Norquay)
- Gibbon, Shelley and Romantic Revolutionary Renewal (Ryan D. Shirey)
- Lewis Grassic Gibbon and Scottish Nationalism (Christopher Silver)
- The Battle for Civilisation in Gibbon’s Science Fiction (Scott Lyall)
Notes on Contributors
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Cover image: woodcut images © Simon Redington, originally created for TAG Theatre Company’s production of the Scots Quair trilogy, performed at the Assembly Hall, Edinburgh International Festival, 1993.