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Click ower ae windae tae fin oot mair anent scrievit an imprentit wark in Scots.

The Buke of the Howlat
‘The Buke of the Howlat’ is a paukie an ferlie tale scrievit in the 1440s fir Lady Elizabeth Douglas at Darnaway Castle in Morayshire. Read mair…
Alexander Wilson (1766-1813)
Alexander Wilson, faither o American Ornithology Read mair…
Alexander Rodger (1784-1846)
Alexander Rodger, originally frae East Calder in Midlothian, bade in the weavin districk o Brigton in Glesga. He became kent in popular radical literature fir scrievin satires. Read mair…
Popular Rhymes of Scotland
First imprentit in 1826, ‘Popular Rhymes of Scotland’ wis collectit chiefly frae oral sources an is a hairstin o Scottish verse, stories, folklore, proverbs an superstitions. Read mair…
Ane Compendious Booke
‘Ane Compendious Book of Godly and Spiritual Sangs’ wis originally imprentit in 1567. Read mair…
Allan Ramsay (1686-1758)
Allan Ramsay, a vital link in the chyne o Scots literature. Read mair…
The Deil in Scotland
The Deil in Scotland reenges through a mettlesome history o witchcraft in Scotland. Read mair…
Johnny Gibb an the Doric
‘Johnny Gibb of Gushetneuk’ opens wi an exchynge in braid Doric atween the protagonist an his hynd Tam Meerison. Read mair…
Jessie Kesson (1916-1994)
Jessie Kesson, a prolific scriever o novels, poetry, stories, radio plays an screenplays. Read mair…
Elizabeth Melville, Lady Culross  (ca 1578–ca 1640)
Elizabeth Melville, Lady Culross: poet an first Scottish wumman tae hae her work in prent. Read mair…
The ballads o Anna Gordon Brown
Aunts, nurses an auld wives frae upper Deeside wir said tae hae been the springheid o Anna Gordon’s ballad collection. Read mair…
Mary Symon (1863-1938)
Mary Symon, whase verse, scrievit in Scots durin the war, caucht the public’s imagination. Read mair…
Philotus an The Assemblie: Twa Plays
These twa plays lie atween post-Reformation austerity an the hin-end o the religious strauchles that steered in Scotland ower the 17th century. Read mair…
Traiveller tales
Storytellin in Scotland comes frae a timeless an borderless tradition Read mair…
Martha Spreull an Glesga Scots
A licht-hertit an joco novella set in Glesga an scrievit in braid Scots Read mair…
Wigtown Ploughman an Gallowa Scots
A tale o skaith, druckenness an lowse morals that bade in the landwart o soothwest Scotland Read mair…