Scott and Scotland the predicament of the Scottish writer by Edwin Muir

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Published by Polygon Books in Edinburgh .

Written in English

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  • Scotland


  • Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832 -- Homes and haunts -- Scotland,
  • Scottish literature -- History and criticism,
  • Authors, Scottish -- 19th century -- Biography,
  • Scotland -- Intellectual life -- 19th century

Edition Notes

Originally published: London : G. Routledge, 1936.

Book details

StatementEdwin Muir ; with an introduction by Allan Massie.
LC ClassificationsPR8511 .M8x 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 114 p. ;
Number of Pages114
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3005888M
ISBN 100904919609
LC Control Number84673145

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