Scots and English across the Union: linguistic connexions and contrasts

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Smith, Jeremy (2016)
  • Publisher: Association for Scottish Literary Studies
  • Subject: DA | P1 | PE

This paper argues that the literary deployment of varieties of Scots\ud and English in the eighteenth century reflected something more\ud complex and nuanced than has sometimes been argued. The complexities\ud of this relationship are illustrated through the analysis of\ud certain key texts published during the years before and after the\ud emergence of the United Kingdom.
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