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542. Pining for Scotland: An Arboreal Nation

Monday, 5 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Riverway, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Scottish Literature and the Wordsworth-Coleridge Association

Presiding: Evan M. Gottlieb, Oregon State Univ.

1. "John Evelyn and the Forestry of Imagination," James C. McKusick, Univ. of Montana

2. "Importing Trees and Exporting People: Walter Scott's Transatlantic Ecology," Susan Oliver, Univ. of Essex

3. "The Great Caledonian Forest of the Mind: Highland Woods and Tree Symbolism in Scottish Gaelic Tradition," Michael Newton, Saint Francis Xavier Univ.

For abstracts, write to soliver@essex.ac.uk after 15 Dec.


Subjects:

  • British Literature – Nineteenth Century

  • Other Literature in English – Scottish

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