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BOSLIT - Bibliography of Scottish Literature in Translation

Online papers (SLRC site)


Updated:  30 Dec 2009

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Authors listed in alphabetical order


Anderson, Wendy / Corbett, John 2008. The Scottish Corpus of Texts and Speech. A User’s Guide. Scottish Language 27: 19-42.
Anderson, Wendy / Corbett, John 2009. Exploring English with Online Corpora. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Breeze, Andrew 2008a. Some Gaelic Etymologies for Scots Words: Drubly, Blad, Gilravage and Gaberlunzie. Scottish Language 27: 43-50.
Breeze, Andrew 2008b. Telleyr, Anguen, Gulath, and the Life of St Kentigern. Scottish Language 27: 71-80.
Dossena, Marina 2008a. “God knows I am no Saint”: Short Notes on Two Psalms Paraphrased by Robert Burns. In Iamartino, Giovanni / Facchinetti, Roberta / Maggioni, M. Luisa (eds), Studi di storia della lingua inglese offerti a Domenico Pezzini. Monza: Polimetrica, 99-113.
Dossena, Marina 2008b, When antiquarians looked at the thistle - Late Modern Views of Scotland’s Linguistic Heritage. The Bottle Imp 4 (Nov. 2008), 1-3. ISSN 1754-1514. <www.thebottleimp.org.uk>.

Dossena, Marina 2008c, ‘The times they’re a-changing’: The Abolition of Feudal Tenure (Scotland) Act 2000 and Linguistic Strategies of Popularization. In Bhatia, Vijay / Candlin, Christopher / Evangelisti Allori, Paola (eds), Language, Culture and the Law. The Formulation of Legal Concepts across Systems and Cultures. Bern: Peter Lang, 187-206.

Dossena, Marina 2008d, Imitatio literae. Scottish emigrants’ letters and long-distance interaction in partly-schooled writing of the 19th century. In Kermas, Susan / Gotti, Maurizio (eds). Socially-conditioned Language Change: Diachronic and Synchronic Insights. Lecce: Edizioni del Grifo, 79-96.
Dossena, Marina 2008e, “Many strange and peculiar affairs”: Description, Narration and Evaluation in Scottish Emigrants’ Letters of the 19th Century. Scottish Language 27: 1-18.
Dossena, Marina 2009, Language Attitudes and Choice in the Scottish Reformation. In Gribben, Crawford / Mullan, David George (eds), Literature and the Scottish Reformation. Farnham: Ashgate, 45-62.
Hale, James 2008. The ongoing influence of Lowland Scots, Irish and Ulster English on the developing varieties of Ulster Scots. Scottish Language 27: 81-106.

Schmitt, Holger 2009. Sprache und Identität in Schottland. Eine qualitative Makrostudie zur Rolle des Tiefland-Schottischen (Scots). Heidelberg: Winter.

Unger, Johann Wolfgang 2008. A keek at Scots lang syne: A brief overview of the historical development of the Scots language. Vienna English Working Papers 17(1), 91-101.

Unger, Johann Wolfgang 2009. Economic Discourses of Scots on Bourdieu’s “Linguistic Market”. In Kirk, John M. / Ó Baoill, Dónall P. (edsLanguage and Economic Development, Belfast: Cló Ollscoil na Banríona.

Unger, Johann Wolfgang 2009. The Discursive Construction of Scots. Unpublished PhD thesis, Dept. of Linguistics and English Language, Lancaster University.

Unger, Johann Wolfgang (in press 2010). Legitimating inaction: Differing identity constructions of the Scots language. European Journal of Cultural Studies 13(1).



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