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Dr. Leith Davis

Position: Professor of English
Institutional affiliation: Simon Fraser University
Address: English Dept., 8888 University Drive
V5A 1S6
Subject: Literature
Research Interests:

nationalism; transnationalism; Scottish and Irish literature and culture, 1700-1820

Select Publications:

Acts of Union: Scotland and the LIterary Negotiation of the British Nation, 1707-1830. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1998.

Scotland and the Borders of Romanticism eds L. Davis, Ian Duncan and Janet Sorensen. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2004.

'Nation and Translation: Margaret Turner Re(-)covers Allan Ramsay's Gentle Shepherd' and 'Gender, Genre and the Imagining of the Scottish Nation: The Songs of Lady Nairne' in  Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Era ed Stephen Behrendt and Nancy Kushigian. Alexander Street Press, 2002

'From Fingal's Harp to Flora's Song: Scotland, Music and Romanticism' The Wordsworth Circle  (Spring, 2000), 93-97

'Gender and the Nation in the Work of Robert Burns and Janet Little' Studies in English Literature 38:4 (Autumn, 1998), 621-45.


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