The Other Auld Alliance

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0120170220

Scotland's historical relationship with France is often termed the Auld Alliance. By 1560 the Auld Alliance was more or less over but it has lingered on in the Scottish sentimental memory. Stuart Kelly argues that the real Auld Alliance was between Scotland and the "various principalities, kingdoms, cantons, duchies and electorates that would eventually comprise Germany and its German-speaking neighbours." In these essays he explores the relationship between Scotland and the German world as it has played out in literature, education, philosophy, the visual arts and historiography. In this first essay he explores the role that Prince Albert played in the invention of modern Scotland.

0220170221

Scotland's historical relationship with France is often termed the Auld Alliance. By 1560 the Auld Alliance was more or less over but it has lingered on in Scottish sentimental memory. Stuart Kelly argues that the real Auld Alliance was between Scotland and the "various principalities, kingdoms, cantons, duchies and electorates that would eventually comprise Germany and its German-speaking neighbours." In these essays he explores the relationship between Scotland and the German world as it has played out in literature, education, philosophy, the visual arts and historiography. In this essay he explores the complementary and competing educational visions of Kurt Hahn, the founder of Gordonstoun, and A.S.Neill, founder of the free school of Summerhill.

0320170222

Scotland's historical relationship with France is often termed the Auld Alliance. By 1560 the Auld Alliance was more or less over but it has lingered on in the Scottish sentimental memory. Stuart Kelly argues that the real Auld Alliance was between Scotland and the "various principalities, kingdoms, cantons, duchies and electorates that would eventually comprise Germany and its German-speaking neighbours." In these essays he explores the relationship between Scotland and the German world as it has played out in literature, education, philosophy, the visual arts and historiography. In this essay he explores the career of Willa Muir who translated the work of Kafka, and other key German language writers, into English.

0320170222

Scotland's historical relationship with France is often termed the Auld Alliance. By 1560 the Auld Alliance was more or less over but it has lingered on in the Scottish sentimental memory. Stuart Kelly argues that the real Auld Alliance was between Scotland and the "various principalities, kingdoms, cantons, duchies and electorates that would eventually comprise Germany and its German-speaking neighbours." In these essays he explores the relationship between Scotland and the German world as it has played out in literature, education, philosophy, the visual arts and historiography. In this essay he explores the career of Willa Muir who translated the work of Kafka, and other key German language writers, into English.

0420170223

Scotland's historical relationship with France is often termed the Auld Alliance. By 1560 the Auld Alliance was more or less over but it has lingered on in the Scottish sentimental memory. Stuart Kelly argues that the real Auld Alliance was between Scotland and the "various principalities, kingdoms, cantons, duchies and electorates that would eventually comprise Germany and its German-speaking neighbours." In these essays he explores the relationship between Scotland and the German world as it has played out in literature, education, philosophy, the visual arts and historiography. Here he explores the work of the Austrian painter Oskar Kokoschka and the German artist Joseph Beuys.

0520170224

Scotland's historical relationship with France is often termed the Auld Alliance. By 1560 the Auld Alliance was more or less over but it has lingered on in the Scottish sentimental memory. Stuart Kelly argues that the real Auld Alliance was between Scotland and the "various principalities, kingdoms, cantons, duchies and electorates that would eventually comprise Germany and its German-speaking neighbours." In these essays he explores the relationship between Scotland and the German world as it has played out in literature, education, philosophy, the visual arts and historiography. In this essay Kelly addresses the philosophy of Martin Heidegger and his translator, the Scots philosopher John Macquarrie.

0520170224

Scotland's historical relationship with France is often termed the Auld Alliance. By 1560 the Auld Alliance was more or less over but it has lingered on in the Scottish sentimental memory. Stuart Kelly argues that the real Auld Alliance was between Scotland and the "various principalities, kingdoms, cantons, duchies and electorates that would eventually comprise Germany and its German-speaking neighbours." In these essays he explores the relationship between Scotland and the German world as it has played out in literature, education, philosophy, the visual arts and historiography. In this essay Kelly addresses the philosophy of Martin Heidegger and his translator, the Scots philosopher John Macquarrie.