The History of Orkney Literature.

By: Hall, Simon W.

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Paperback in Very Good condition. Reprinted edition, pp x, 224, with b&w illustrations, notes, bibliography and index. Since the middle ages, Orkney has proved remarkable for the volume and the quality of its literary output. From the skalds and sagamen of the Viking age, through to the colourful folklorists, polemicists and translators of the Victorian era, and the internationally acclaimed poets and novelists of the twentieth century, Orkney has continually and self-consciously developed a unique literary culture of its own. This clearly defined artistic territory resembles a sub-nation at times, and is characterised not by insularity, but by what might be termed a positive insularism - defining, reinventing and presenting itself to the world. S9.

Title: The History of Orkney Literature.

Author Name: Hall, Simon W.

Categories: Scotland Highlands & Islands, Scottish Literature,

Edition: New Edition

Publisher: John Donald, 2010. 9781906566210: 2010

ISBN Number: 1906566216

ISBN Number 13: 9781906566210

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 1878

Keywords: Scotland, Orkney, Edwin Muir, Eric Linklater, Ann Scott-Moncrief, George Mackie Brown, Scottish Literature Scottish Literature,