The 2012 Andrew Tannahill Lecture

The 2012 Andrew Tannahill Lecture at the National Library of Scotland

4 October, 18.00


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Lecture: 'A different kind of courage: the First Marquis of Montrose in modern memory and literature'

By Dr Catriona Macdonald, University of Glasgow

On the 400th anniversary of First Marquis of Montrose's birth, Catriona Macdonald examines how he has featured in modern Scottish literature and how his legacy has changed. She considers how historical novels by Scott, Hogg, Galt, Buchan, Munro and Jenkins have contributed to our understanding of Montrose and his era, and how history and literature at times become essential to one another. Dr Macdonald is Reader in Late Modern Scottish History at the University of Glasgow.

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First published: 4 October 2012