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- DescriptionIan Maclaren's Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush is one of the most torious works of Scottish literature. First published in 1894, the book was an instant best-seller. Millions of readers across the world rushed to devour these stalgic tales of Scottish life in a bygone age. Based on the author's experiences as a Free Church minister in rural Perthshire, the book captured the contemporary taste with its blend of humour and pathos and its racy Scots dialogue. With a new introduction which explains the importance of Maclaren's writing in literary and religious debates of the period, readers can w view afresh a work which remains a vital part of the Scottish literary tradition.
- Author BiographyAndrew Nash holds degrees from the universities of Dundee, Edinburgh and St Andrews and now teaches at the University of Reading. He has written widely on nineteenth and twentieth century publishing history and various aspects of Scottish literature. His books include: 'Kailyard and Scottish Literature' and the edited volumes 'The Culture of Collected Editions' and 'Literary Cultures and the Material Book'.
- Author(s)Ian MacLaren
- PublisherZeticula Ltd
- Date of Publication08/11/2007
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Series TitleThe Kailyard authors
- Place of PublicationGlasgow
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintKennedy And Boyd
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight267 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine10 mm
- Introduction byAndrew Nash
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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