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Professor Emeritus of Scottish and Victorian Literature
c/o English Literature, David Hume Tower
- Thomas Carlyle (Hamish Hamilton, 1974;
- Scribner, 1975; Japanese translation by T. Tada, Tokyo, Seibido, 1981). Thomas Carlyle, new edition, published by Saltire Society (Edinburgh, 1993);
- Thomas and Jane (Edinburgh University Library, 1980);
- Thomas Carlyle, Reminiscences ed. K.J.Fielding and Ian Campbell (Oxford, Oxford University Press: World’s Classics, 1997; revised ed. Glasgow, Kennedy and Boyd, 2009). Thomas Carlyle, second edition revised, 2011. Many academic papers in UK, US, Europe.
- Volume 41 of the Duke-Edinburgh edition of the Letters of Thomas and Jane Welsh Carlyle will appear from Duke University Press in Autumn 2013, and progress on the Carlyle Letters Online continues towards a complete mounting of the edition on the internet.
On Scottish Literature:
- Nineteenth Century Scottish Fiction: Critical Essays (Carcanet, 1978);
- Robert Louis Stevenson: Selected Short Stories (Ramsay Head, 1980)(new ed. Glasgow, Kennedy & Boyd, 2012): paperback ed. 1985;
- Kailyard (Ramsay Head, 1981), reprints of Barrie, A Window in Thrums (Edinburgh, Saltire, 2005), Brown, Love and a Sword(Glasgow, Kennedy & Boyd, 2010).
On Lewis Grassic Gibbon, whose works are now largely reprinted in this series:
- Persian Dawns, Egyptian Nights by Lewis Grassic Gibbon, (Edinburgh, Polygon, 1998);
- Stained Radiance, by Lewis Grassic Gibbon (Edinburgh, Polygon, 2000;
- Nine Against the Unknown by Lewis Grassic Gibbon (Edinburgh, Polygon, 2000): US edition (Edinburgh, Polygon, 2001);
- Three Go Back by Lewis Grassic Gibbon (Edinburgh, Polygon, 2000);
- Spartacus (new ed.) (Edinburgh, Polygon, 2005) The Lost Trumpet (Edinburgh, Polygon, 2001);
- The Speak of the Mearns (new edition) (Edinburgh, Polygon, 2001);
- Sunset Song(Edinburgh, Polygon, 2006) and the complete A Scots Quair (Edinburgh, Polygon, 2006). Lewis Grassic Gibbon (Scottish Writers: Scottish Academic Press 1985) is in the course of revision for publication of a new edition in 2014.
Bringing Scottish texts back into print in new editions, such as:
- James Thomson: The City of Dreadful Night and other Poems (Glasgow, Kennedy and Boyd, 2008);
- Ian Maclaren, The Days of Auld Langsyne (Glasgow, Kennedy and Boyd, 2008: the Kailyard Authors);
- John Gibson Lockhart, Adam Blair (Edinburgh, Saltire Society, 2007;
- John Galt, Annals of the Parish, The Ayrshire Legatees, The Provost, new edition intro. Ian Campbell (Edinburgh, Saltire Society, 2002).
- General editor, the annual Occasional Papers of the Carlyle Society of Edinburgh, with frequent contributions.
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This article was published on Nov 26, 2012