Scots and its Literature - Varieties of English Around the World G14 (Hardback)J. Derrick McClure (author)
Hardback 224 Pages / Published: 01/10/1995
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Among the topics treated in this collection are the status of Scots as a national language; the orthography of Scots; the actual and potential degree of standardisation of Scots; the debt of the vocabulary of Scots to Gaelic; the use of Scots in fictional dialogue; and the development of Scots as a poetic medium in the modern period. All fourteen articles, written and published between 1979 and 1988, have been extensively revised and updated. J. Derrick McClure is a senior lecturer in the English Department at Aberdeen University and a well-known authority on the history of Scots.
Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Co
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 400 g
Dimensions: 245 x 164 mm
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