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J. Leslie Mitchell/Lewis Grassic Gibbon and exploration.

Lyall, Scott (2012) J. Leslie Mitchell/Lewis Grassic Gibbon and exploration. Scottish Literary Journal, 4 (1). p. 131. ISSN 0952-6439

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    Abstract/Description

    The article presents the literary works of James Leslie Mitchell using the pseudonym Lewis Grassic Gibbon. It discusses Mitchell's adventurous spirit as reflected in the travel exploits of his characters in "The Lost Trumpet," "Hanno" and "The Thirteenth Disciple." It describes the geographical explorations in "Nine Against the Unknown," of explorers including Marco Polo, Christopher Columbus and Vitus Bering and suggests spiritual overtones in the quest for the unknown beyond human limits.

    Item Type: Article
    Print ISSN: 0952-6439
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Lewis Grassic Gibbon; John Leslie Mitchell;
    University Divisions/Research Centres: Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Arts & Creative Industries
    Dewey Decimal Subjects: 800 Literature > 800 Literature, rhetoric & criticism
    Library of Congress Subjects: P Language and Literature > PR English literature
    Item ID: 5281
    Depositing User: Dr Scott Lyall
    Date Deposited: 18 May 2012 12:46
    Last Modified: 07 Feb 2013 16:12
    URI: http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/5281

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