By Leith Davis, Janet Sorensen
This unique choice of serious essays dedicated to Scottish writing among 1745 and 1830 contains essays via best students from Scotland, England, Canada and the U.S. Addressing more than a few significant figures and issues, the essays study their courting to the innovations of the Scottish Enlightenment and British literary Romanticism in addition to to Scottish and English writing.
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