By Graeme Morton, Trevor Griffiths
The authors discover the political, non secular, and highbrow personality of Scottish lifestyles, within which the intense impinged at the traditional.
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J. Cowan and M. Paterson, Folk in Print: Scotland’s Chapbook Heritage 1750– 1850 (Edinburgh, 2007), ch. 1. 25 E. Letley, From Galt to Douglas Brown: Nineteenth-century Fiction and Scots Language (Edinburgh, 1988), p. 220. 26 Letley, From Galt to Douglas Brown, pp. 133–4. 27 Donaldson, Language of the People, p. 117. 28 Letley, From Galt to Douglas Brown, p. 51. 29 The Literary Gazette, 21 December 1822, p. 800 cited in Letley, From Galt to Douglas Brown, p. 50. 30 Letley, From Galt to Douglas Brown, p.
The intention of the exhibitors was to situate the north-east of their day within a chosen story of the historical nation, to make the narrative receptive to all, and to ﬁx it in time and in place. Other organised responses to the dislocations of urban and industrial change were apparent in societies and associations established to help those deemed to be casualties of the age. These organisations, Morton contends, were formed in an image of Scotland as a Christian nation, where religion pervaded almost all aspects of personal daily life through patterns of speech, in thoughts and prayers over even the smallest matters, and in motivations of guilt, salvation and the beneﬁts of Providence.
133–4. 27 Donaldson, Language of the People, p. 117. 28 Letley, From Galt to Douglas Brown, p. 51. 29 The Literary Gazette, 21 December 1822, p. 800 cited in Letley, From Galt to Douglas Brown, p. 50. 30 Letley, From Galt to Douglas Brown, p. 222. 31 V. Toulmin, Electric Edwardians: The Story of the Mitchell and Kenyon Collection (London, 2007). 32 R. J. Morris, Scotland 1907: The Many Scotlands of Valentine and Sons, Photographers (Edinburgh, 2007), p. 8; A. J. Durie, George Washington Wilson in St Andrews and Fife (Aberdeen, 1994); A.
A History of Everyday Life in Scotland, 1800-1900 by Graeme Morton, Trevor Griffiths