International Companion

Published in paperback in May 2017 by the ASLS, The International Companion to John Galt is a strong step forward in the study of Galt's life and works. Follow this link for information on how to buy or access it online.

















CONTENTS
  • Acknowledgements
  • Series Editors’ Preface
  • A Brief Biography of John Galt
  • Introduction (Gerard Carruthers and Colin Kidd)
  • John Galt’s Ayrshire (Andrew O’Hagan)
  • Satire, Hypocrisy, and the Ayrshire–Renfrewshire Enlightenment (Colin Kidd)
  • Finding Galt in Glasgow (Craig Lamont)
  • Galt the Speculator: Sir Andrew WylieThe Entail, and Lawrie Todd (Angela Esterhammer)
  • How John Galt Wrote North America (Ian McGhee)
  • Commemorating the Covenanters in Ringan Gilhaize (Alison Lumsden)
  • The Insider’s Eye in the Age of Improvement, Urbanisation, and Revolution (Christopher A. Whatley)
  • Pioneering the Political Novel in English (Gordon Millar)
  • Reading for Something Other than the Plot in Galt’s ‘Tales of the West’ (Anthony Jarrells)
  • Gender and the Short Story in the Twilight Years (Gerard Carruthers)
  • Endnotes
  • Further Reading
  • Notes on Contributors
  • Index

Cover image: Charles Grey, portrait of John Galt. Image courtesy of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery

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