Annals Of The Parish

June 4, 2020|
Annals Of The Parish by John Galt
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Offers Galt''s most successful novel, a microcosm of fifty years of Scottish history

  • Provides a comprehensive Introduction by the volume editor which tells the story of this novel''s production and reception; describes the literary and intellectual traditions on which it drew; and explains its relation to the social and political turmoil of the years in which it was written and published
  • Includes extensive Explanatory Notes which identify Galt''s biblical allusions, references to historical events, and social and cultural practices of the period in which the novel is set
  • The appendices identify Galt''s real-life sources for some of his incidents, and explain the history and institutions of the Church of Scotland as relevant to the story
  • Maps assist the reader to understand the geography on which the novel is acted out: south-west Scotland and its relation to the British Isles

John Galt''s Annals of the Parish is the first novel of the Industrial Revolution. Narrated by the minister of a rural Scottish parish, it chronicles with humour and pathos the fifty years 1760-1810 from the perspective of ordinary people swept up in social and economic transformation.

Title:Annals Of The ParishFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:224 pages, 8.5 X 5.55 X 0.98 inShipping dimensions:224 pages, 8.5 X 5.55 X 0.98 inPublished:June 4, 2020Publisher:Edinburgh University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1474442331

ISBN - 13:9781474442336

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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