Research areas and Initiatives in Scottish Literature

  • Medieval and renaissance studies, including: 14th to 17th century literature; manuscript studies, early print culture and the history of the book.
  • Eighteenth and nineteenth century studies, including the Scottish Enlightenment, poetry in Scots and English, Robert Fergusson, Robert Burns, Walter Scott, James Hogg and Scottish Romanticism.
  • Twentieth Century Scottish Literature, including Hugh MacDiarmid and the Scottish Renaissance, James Bridie, Modern Scottish Poetry, Muriel Spark.

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