Scottish & other miscellanies

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J. M. Dent & sons, ltd., E. P. Dutton & co. , London & Toronto, New York
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LC ClassificationsAC1 .E8 no. 703
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Paginationxii, 339 p.
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Open LibraryOL14905436M

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A miscellany is a collection of various pieces of writing by different authors. Meaning a mixture, medley, or assortment, a miscellany can include pieces on many subjects and in a variety of different forms. In contrast to anthologies, whose aim is to give a selective and canonical view of literature, miscellanies were produced for the entertainment of a contemporary audience and.

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He is the author of Scottish Miscellany and Christmas Miscellany in addition to more than fifty other titles, including You Are the Hero. He lives in London, England.

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The 39 Steps (). This Alfred Hitchcock classic about a London man wrongly accused of murder is set in Edinburgh, Glencoe, and other parts of the Scottish countryside. ‎Critical and Miscellaneous Essays () is the title of a collection of reprinted reviews and other magazine pieces by the Scottish philosopher and historian Thomas Carlyle.

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The theatre flourished in Elizabethan times, led by William Shakespeare, was paused during the Puritan period, but restored in the late 17th century.

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Walter Scott was the father of the historical novel and the man responsible for our Romantic vision of Scotland – tartans, bagpipes, noble Highlanders and all. Waverley was the original historical novel, widely celebrated when published in It tells the story of Edward Waverley, a young English soldier who visits Jacobite friends of his family in the : Matthew Keyte.

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It is a manual no Scottish wanna-be will want to be without. In it, you will find almost everything you ever really wanted to know about Scotland and its people but couldn't find in. The song was not in any older books of Scottish songs, though it is in most miscellanies like The Fireside Book of Folk Songs.

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