The Smoky Smirr O Rain: A Scots Anthology

By Matthew Fitt

Synopsis

This anthology contains a vast selection of literature in Scots. Arranged thematically into topics such as love, home, death, jealousy, pride, ambition, freedom, work and play, it gives teachers and students immense scope both for comparative analysis and exploration of the main concerns of individual authors.

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Review

Suitable for upper secondary students, this anthology covers a broad spectrum of writing in both translation and original Scots. The selection includes pieces from Lochhead, Dostoevsky, Baudelaire and Burns.
Katrina Lucas