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On The Scots Leid, The Law, The Legislators, Language and Literature By Michael Greenwell
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A collection of short articles but all on a theme of language and literature. The longest essay is on the Scots Language or Leid.
Scots, A Family History By Highland Park Students
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Scots, A Family History is a collection of photos and memories of the past 100 years of Highland Park High School in Topeka Kan. This was created by students in AP Language & Composition and... More > Advanced Publications classes in celebration of the school's centennial in 2017.< Less
The Scots Tongue (La skota lingvo) By Girvan McKay
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This book is an unpretentious attempt at an introduction to Scots, similar to the kind of popular manual aimed at those wishing to acquire a basic knowledge of, say, French or German. It sets out to... More > treat the Lowland Scots vernacular as a modern language rather than an outmoded dialect of “proper English”, which is how it has all too long been regarded. It is in no way a formal grammar or linguistic treatise, and the reader should not expect to find here a comparative analysis of the various dialects of Scots or a historical study of the older Scottish tongue. There are already numerous books available for those whose interest lies in these fields. In this book grammatical terms are kept to a minimum and are explained in simple English. The ubiquitous apostrophe which speckles the pages of anthologies of Scots poetry like fly-blow has been all but totally eliminated.< Less
The Scots Tongue (La skota lingvo) By Girvan McKay
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This is a concise guide to the Lowland Scottish tongue (Lallans) as used by Scottish classical and traditional poets, as well as modern writers and speakers. Here it is presented as a language... More > suitable for use in today's world, not merely as a historical remnant.< Less
Makers of History: Mary Queen of Scots (Illustrated) By Jacob Abbott
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There are certain names which are familiar, as names, to all mankind; and every person who seeks for any degree of mental cultivation, feels desirous of informing himself of the leading outlines of... More > their history, that he may know, in brief, what it was in their characters or their doings which has given them so widely-extended a fame. Consequently, great historical names alone are selected; and it has been the writer's aim to present the prominent and leading traits in their characters, and all the important events in their lives, in a bold and free manner, and yet in the plain and simple language which is so obviously required in works which aim at permanent and practical usefulness. This volume is dedicated to Mary Queen of Scots.< Less
Volume 4881, Modern Eon --- Modern Scots By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 4881, Modern Eon---Modern Scots Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big... More > data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
William Auld's "La infana raso" in Translation - English, Scots & Gaelic By Girvan McKay
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William Auld is regarded as the most outstanding literary luminary writing in Esperanto. His chief work is La infana raso (“The Infant Race”), on the theme of “the role of the... More > human race in time and the universe” This is essentially the same theme as that of Ezra Pound’s Cantos. The present publication provides versions of La infana raso in the three languages spoken in Auld’s homeland of Scotland, namely English, Scots and Gaelic. Auld was three times nominated for the Nobel Prize for Literature.< Less
Body Language By Liam Leddy
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Authentic sixties Glasgow street violence and dialogue Lassiter is new and very very different Larger than life Glasgow characters are his friends on both sides of the law The ... More > new professionally proofread version of this stunning first crime fiction novel was uploaded today 09/06/16. A Glasgow sixties era with authentic Glasgow street dialogue. Don`t miss. Ideal for ex-pats, any Glaswegians, any Scots. Well anyone who likes a good crime fiction novel really. One thing you will not do is guess the ending< Less
A Red, Red Rose. The Love Poems of Robert Burns in Original Scots and Modern English By Derek Scott
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18th century Scots poet Robert Burns wrote many of the most poignant and beautiful love poems of the period, primarily in the Scots language. In A Red, Red, Rose Derek Scott has translated eighty of... More > the love poems and songs of Burns from the original Scots language into modern day English, making the works more accessible to a modern day reader. The works are printed both in the original Scots and modern English on adjacent pages to allow the reader to compare the versions easily. Included are many of Burns’ most famous works: A Red, Red Rose; Ae Fond Kiss; and John Anderson, my Jo; as well as many less well known works.< Less
A Red, Red Rose. The Love Poems of Robert Burns in Original Scots and Modern English By Derek Scott
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18th century Scots poet Robert Burns wrote many of the most poignant and beautiful love poems of the period, primarily in the Scots language. In A Red, Red, Rose Derek Scott has translated eighty of... More > the love poems and songs of Burns from the original Scots language into modern day English, making the works more accessible to a modern day reader. The works are printed both in the original Scots and modern English on adjacent pages to allow the reader to compare the versions easily. Included are many of Burns’ most famous works: A Red, Red Rose; Ae Fond Kiss; and John Anderson, my Jo; as well as many less well known works.< Less