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Professor Emeritus of Scottish and Victorian Literature
c/o English Literature, David Hume Tower
- On Carlyle: 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). Thomas Carlyle, second edition revised, 2011.
- 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 almost completely reprinted, 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)
- 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).
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This article was published on Nov 26, 2012