Scottish Short Stories, 1800-1900 (Scottish Library) by Douglas Gifford

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Published by Riverrun Press (New York, NY) .

Written in English

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  • Anthologies (multiple authors),
  • 19th century fiction,
  • Short stories,
  • Fiction - General

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The Physical Object
Number of Pages350
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7798997M
ISBN 100714506575
ISBN 109780714506579

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Scottish Short Stories, (Calder Collection) (Scottish Library) Paperback – March 1, by Douglas Gifford (Editor)Format: Paperback.

Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gifford, Douglas, Scottish short stories, London, Calder & Boyars, This collection of Scottish short stories has been chosen to give as wide as possible a picture of Scottish fiction of the nineteenth century.

Authors such as Walter Scott, James Hogg, John Galt, Margaret Oliphant and Robert Louis Stevenson are widely known as major figures outside Scotland, and this collection – which also includes stories [ ].

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gifford, Douglas, Scottish short stories, London: John Calder ; New York: Riverrun Press,   Douglas Dunn is Professor of English and Director of St Andrew's Scottish Studies Institute at St Andrew's University. He became a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in He lives in Scotland.

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