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Scottish newspapers, language, and identity

by Fiona Douglas

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Scottish newspapers,
  • Scots language,
  • National characteristics, Scottish

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 171-182) and index.

    StatementFiona M. Douglas.
    Contributionspurchase 20090520
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN5134 .D68 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 188 p. :
    Number of Pages188
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23731519M
    ISBN 100748624376
    ISBN 109780748624379
    LC Control Number2009483401

    Scots-language literature is literature, including poetry, prose and drama, written in the Scots language in its many forms and derivatives. Middle Scots became the dominant language of Scotland in the late Middle Ages. The first surviving major text in Scots literature is John Barbour's Brus (). Some ballads may date back to the thirteenth century, but were not recorded until the. The Media and National Identity: Local Newspapers’ Coverage of Scottish Independ-ence during the Campaign of the Scottish Independence Referendum Jan-Philipp Wagner, University of British Columbia ([email protected]) Note: This paper is currently under review for publication. It will be published as a chapter.

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Scottish newspapers, language, and identity by Fiona Douglas Download PDF EPUB FB2

In recent years there has been a resurgence of interest in Scottish identity and Scottish language varieties, but to date there has been no in-depth investigation of the link between the two. This book attempts to address that gap by focusing on the language of one of the most common and influential text types in Scotland, as elsewhere: the.

It studies the link between language and identity in the Scottish press and argues that Scottish newspapers create a special relationship with their readers based on their shared Scottish identity by using elements of Scottish language - specifically Scots lexis (see section for definition).

the main focus is therefore linguistic, though. Scottish newspapers, language and identity. [Fiona Douglas] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Scottish newspapers for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library. Get this from a library. Scottish newspapers, language and identity. [Fiona Douglas] -- ShoutlineOffers new insights into the use of the Scottish language by language Scottish press The first decade of the new Scottish Parliament has seen the emergence of a new-found national confidence.

The first decade of the new Scottish Parliament has seen the emergence of a new-found national confidence. ‘Scottishness’ is clearly alive and flourishing.

This book offers new and detailed insights into Scottish language and its usage by the Scottish press. To what extent does the use of identifiably Scottish lexical features help them to maintain their distinctive Scottish identity and Author: Fiona Douglas.

Scottish newspapers - language and identity. reflecting their widespread use in Scottish society and culture and their significance in the country's language and identity.

Scottish newspapers A book by Dr Fiona Douglas of Leeds' School of English examined the use of a selection of Scots words and shows that the tabloid Daily Record has become 'more. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Scottish Newspapers, Language and Identity by Fiona M.

Douglas (Hardback, ) at the best online prices at eBay. Scottish national identity is a term referring to the sense of national identity, as embodied in the shared and characteristic culture, languages and traditions, of the Scottish people.

Although the various dialects of Gaelic, the Scots language and Scottish English are distinctive, people associate them all together as Scottish with a shared identity, as well as a regional or local identity. REVIEW: SCOTTISH NEWSPAPERS David Hutchison Fiona M. Douglas, Scottish Newspapers, Language and Identity, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press,pp, hb, £50, ISBN 0 9.

Just as I finished Fiona Douglas's stimulating book, I found myself looking at the January circulation figures for newspapers in Scotland as provided.

Scottish Language Books. Filter by Book Type: Availability: Open Access only: Items 1 to 15 of 20 total Sort By. Show. per page. View as: Scottish Newspapers, Language and Identity. Fiona M Douglas. From £ March ; Politics on the Edges of Liberalism.

Benjamin Arditi. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. This site is part of Newsquest's audited local newspaper network. A Gannett Company. Published from its offices at Renfield Street Glasgow and printed in Scotland by Newsquest (Herald & Times) a division of Newsquest Media Group Ltd, registered in England & Wales with number at Loudwater Mill, Station Road, High Wycombe HP10 9TY.

By looking at children's books, the stories that shape our formative years, we can see how history mixes with mythology, language and landscape to construct a uniquely Scottish. Identity thinking, or ‘semiotic labeling,’ when applied to gender issues in Scottish dancing, proves to be ambiguous, sometimes vague, and quite often misleading.

Though it might be important and convenient as a perceptive tool for identification, it should be considered carefully and applied with accuracy, taking its epistemological. The reference works, further reading suggestions and selected articles we have listed here provide a wide range of information about Scottish newspapers past and present.

You can consult them in our General Reading Room, and find details in Library Search using the title, author or shelfmark. See also: Newspaper resources online Reference works. Ferguson, Joan P S (compiler). The Scots language is trapped in a confused identity.

Local speech is thriving, and it is understood to be authentic and rooted in a community, but precisely for that reason it resists being used as a common vehicle of communication (unless the local colour is part of.

This chapter deals with the question of identity, and in particular with notions of Scottish national identity. What are the components of such an identity, and how is it constructed and/or maintained. Is it a static phenomenon, or is it a dynamic, constantly evolving entity, open to modification and reformulation.

Many linguists have argued that there is a link between language and identity. To commemorate the UN’s Mother Language Day, a two-day festival titled ‘Our Languages – Our Identity’ will be held in Islamabad on February 18 The book considers the rise of Scottish Studies, the development of a national literature, and issues of cultural nationalism.

Beginning in the medieval period during a time of nation building, the book goes on to focus on the 'Scots revival' of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries before moving on to discuss the literary renaissance of the. In Scotland two broadsheet newspapers have made the switch to 'compact' format.

The Scotsman did so in Augustand the Sunday Herald followed in November In addition to newspapers published in Scotland, including Scottish editions of United Kingdom newspapers, a number of local newspapers published in other parts of the British Isles. The first for Scottish news, sport, UK and world news.

Get breaking news on Scottish football teams including Rangers, Celtic FC, Hibs FC and more. News Opinion Columnists Scots is a language and not ‘slang’ – Alistair Heather A new study of Glasgow Scots finds that child immigrants learn how to speak it, but also pick up on the idea.Literary Language and Scottish Identity John Corbett.

References are given at the end of the document. Shibboleths; Our first reading for today is from the Book of Judges, Chap verses 5–6 in a recently-published version by John Manson. The Gileadites have been fighting the Ephraimites at .