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The Novels of Neil M. Gunn

A Critical Study
  • 200 Pages
  • 0.96 MB
  • English
Scottish Academic Pr
Scotland, Literary studies: general, Literature: Texts, Scottish Literature, Biography/Autobiog
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7776981M
ISBN 100707304989
ISBN 139780707304984

Neil M. Gunn has 41 books on Goodreads with ratings. Neil M. Gunn’s most popular book is The Silver Darlings. Neil Gunn, one of Scotland's most prolific and distinguished novelists, wrote over a period that spanned the Recession, the political crises of the 's and 's, and the Second World War and its aftermath.4/5.

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Gunn: A Critical Study by Margery McCulloch () A Bibliography of the Works of Neil M. Gunn by C. Novels of growing up are, by nature of their subject, episodic.

`Morning Tide' is no exception. Gunn reprises episodes in the life of a 12 year-old boy in a Caithness fishing community in the s.

Each episode involves Hugh's anxieties for a family member - father, mother, elder brother and 4/5(4). NEIL M. GUNN was born in Dunbeath, Caithness inthe seventh of nine children.

His father James was a fisherman, and his mother Isabella was a domestic servant. Gunn left the Highlands to live with his sister and her family, and was educated privately, passing his Civil Service exams in /5(4). Novels of Neil M.

Gunn. Edinburgh: Scottish Academic Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Neil M Gunn; Neil M Gunn; Neil Miller Gunn: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Margery McCulloch. After Edwin Morgan’s talk on MacDiarmid and the poets of the Scottish Renaissance, I want to move on to one of the principal fiction writers of that Renaissance, the novelist Neil M.

Gunn. Gunn was a Highlander from Caithness in the north-east of Scotland and, like Edwin Muir, he wrote in English. Neil Miller Gunn lived from 8 November to 15 January He was was a prolific novelist, critic and dramatist who emerged as one of the leading lights of the "Scottish Renaissance" of the s and s.

He is rated, alongside Lewis Grassic Gibbon, as one of the two most important Scottish authors in the first half of the 20th Century. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Neil M Gunn books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Neil Gunn’s socialist and Scottish Nationalist politics shaped his work, but equally did the landscape and people of the northern Highlands in which he lived.

His best known novels include The Silver Darlings, and Butcher’s Broom. His final book was the autobiography The Atom of Delight, published in `The Silver Darlings' is Neil Gunn's best known novel. The title refers to herrings. His story is both personal and universal. The lives of the novel's main characters are inextricably caught up in the fishing of herring.

Their aspirations, loves and fates transcend the 18th century Caithness setting and powerfully illuminate the human condition/5(59). Celebration of the light. Edinburgh: Canongate, (OCoLC) Named Person: Neil M Gunn; Neil M Gunn; Neil Miller Gunn; Neil Miller Gunn: Document Type: Book: All Authors /.

Buy Highland River New edition by Gunn, Neil (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(17). Neil M.

Gunn (–) has been widely recognized as the most important novelist of the twentieth-century Scottish Literary Renaissance. Most of his novels are still in print and they continue to find in each generation an enthusiastic popular and academic Author: Neil Gunn.

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Wi ower twenty novels tae his credit, Gunn wis arguably the maist influential Scots fiction writer o the foremaist hauf o the 20th century (wi the possible exception o Lewis Grassic Gibbon, the pen name o Born: Neil Miller Gunn, 8 November.

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Gunn: A Highland Life, published inFrancis Hart and John Pick write: ‘The deeper Neil penetrated into the Highland landscape of heart and mind, the more his books implied that “other landscape” which is seen so simply when the “second self” wakes up.

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Neil Gunn was part of that Scottish Renaissance in the twenties and thirties, which also gave us Fionn MacColla, Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Hugh MacDiarmid (C M Grieve) and others.

No, Virginia, twentieth century Scottish writing did not start with Trainspotting. Neil Gunn was born in in Dunbeath in Caithness. Neil Miller Gunn, Scottish author whose novels are set in the Highlands and in the seaside villages of his native land.

Gunn entered the civil service at working for Customs and Excise from to His first novel, The Grey Coast, was published in His third book, Morning Tide. His novels may repeat certain tropes but they differ markedly in mood, scope and structure. In fact the changes he made in his approach caused despair in his publishers, who wanted him to continue the successful formula of his best sellers.

But Neil Gunn was a stubborn man, determined to explore his subject in his own way from a variety angles. Nan (Anna) Shepherd (11 February – 23 February ) was a Scottish Modernist writer and poet. She is best known for her seminal mountain memoir, The Living Mountain, based on her experiences of hill walking in the text is quoted as a significant influence by many nature writers including Robert Macfarlane and Richard Mabey She also wrote poetry and three stand-alone Education: Aberdeen High School for Girls.

Posts about Neil M Gunn written by monthlybookgroup 25 Jan Gunn, Neil M: The Silver Darlings. Posted in Authors: G by monthlybookgroup. Rumours of free whisky at the Monthly Book Group in honour of Burns night, so your eagle-eyed reporter was on the case. Darlings”.

The darlings in question, I was surprised to glean, were. Build-in Book Search. Search results for: ''NEIL M GUNN YOUNG ART OLD HECTOR'' Book Titles Search. Select the first letter Eight classic novels maid songkeeper S.J.

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Gunn. Hart, F. Comedy and transcendence in Neil Gunn's later fiction. Conn, S. The well of delight. Aitchison, J. The quick movement of affection: Neil M. Gunn's short stories, plays and essaysGeneral: Pick, J. The boy in the stream: the development of some fundamental concepts in the work of Neil M.

Gunn. Wittig, K. Neil Gunn's animistic. The "Silver Darlings" is a classic piece of Scottish literature dealing with the herring industry of the past. It gives a wonderful insight into a fishing family.

I am delighted to be able to read it again and to add to my Neil Gunn collection of novels/5(50). No Dostoyevsky. novels, short story collections, and plays written in English.

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Winner of the James Tait Black Memorial prize when first published init has over the years become established as one of the greatest pieces of twentieth century Scottish fiction/5().Neil M Gunn (Neil Miller Gunn) and the Second World War and its aftermath.

Although nearly all his 20 novels are set in the Highlands of Scotland, he is not a regional author in the narrow sense of that description; his novels reflect a search for meaning in troubled times, both past and present, a search that leads him into the realms of.

Neil M. Gunn (), was born in Dunbeath, Caithness. The author of over twenty-seven books, he worked tirelessly as an essayist and broadcaster until his death in The Neil Gunn International Fellowship has been established in his honour.