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Complaint in Scotland c. 1424 - c. 1500

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This thesis provides the first account of complaint in Older Scots literature. It argues for the coherent development of a distinctively Scottish complaining voice across the fifteenth century, characterised by an interest in the relationship between amatory and ethical concerns, between stasis and narrative movement, and between male and female voices.

Chapter 1 examines the literary contexts of Older Scots complaint, and identifies three paradigmatic texts for the Scottish compla...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Hilda's College
Department:
Humanities Division - English Language and Literature
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Rebecca Louise Katherine Marsland
Publication date:
2014
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
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uuid:05468bd1-c936-426f-9ab4-79afb94a59fb
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ora:8293

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