Collection SC Glasgow Novel - Glasgow Novel collection

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GB 249 SC Glasgow Novel


Glasgow Novel collection


  • 1819-2011 (Creation)

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14 metres

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Transferred from main library stock and purchase.

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Collection of fictional works in which the city of Glasgow is an integral element or theme. First editions are present where available. The collection offers researchers the opportunity to consider the variety of historical and literary approaches used to depict Glasgow.

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The repository is not currently adding materials to this collection.

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All the books in this collection are catalogued on SUPrimo the University of Strathclyde Library's integrated search service.

Search "MLSPGL" to find a full list of titles in the Glasgow Novel collection

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Publication note

The collection was based on: Burgess, Moira (1999). 'The Glasgow Novel: a complete guide'. Hamilton : Scottish Library Association and Glasgow City Council Cultural and Leisure Services.

Publication note

The books in the collection are discussed in: Burgess, Moira (1998). 'Imagine a city: Glasgow in fiction'. Argyll: Argyll Publishing.

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