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Publications by Faculty

Publications by Leith Davis


Scotland and the Borders of Romanticism. Edited by Leith Davis, Ian Duncan and Janet Sorensen. Cambridge University Press, 2004.

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

Robert Burns and Transatlantic Culture. Edited by Sharon Alker, Leith Davis and Holly Faith Nelson. Ashgate, 2005.  

PUBLISHED ARTICLES: ([R] denotes refereed journal)

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

Davis, Leith. "Gender and the Nation in the Work of Robert Burns and Janet Little," Studies in English Literature (Autumn, 1998), 621-645. (R)

Davis, Leith. "The Politics of Hypochondriasis: James Currie's Works of Robert Burns," Studies in Romanticism, 32 (Spring, 1997), 43-60. (R)

Davis, Leith. "'Bounded to a District Space': Burns, Wordsworth and the Margins of English Literature," English Studies in Canada 20:1 (March, 1994), 23-40. (R)

Davis, Leith. "Origins of the Specious: James Macpherson's Ossian and the Forging of the British Empire", The Eighteenth Century: Theory and Interpretation 34:2 (1993), 132-150. (R)


“Orality and Public Poetry” (with Maureen McLane), Edinburgh History of Scottish Literature, vol. 2.  Ed. Susan Manning, Murray Pittock (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2007). 125-133.

"'Coming to the Past': Alistair MacLeod's No Great Mischief and Scottish Diasporic Identity in a Post Devolution Era," in Scotland's Parliament. Ed. Caroline McCracken-Flescher. Lewisburgh: Bucknell University Press, 2007.

"At 'Sang About': Scottish Song and the Challenge to British Culture," Scotland and the Borders of Romanticism. Ed. Leith Davis, Ian Duncan and Janet Sorensen. Cambridge University Press, 2004.

"Re-Presenting Scotia: Robert Burns and the Imagined Community of Scotland," in Robert Burns, ed. Carol McGuirk. NY: G.K. Hall, 1998.


"Gender, Genre and the Imagining of the Scottish Nation: the Songs of Lady Nairne," Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Period, ed. Stephen Behrendt and Nancy Kushigian. Alexander Street Press.

"Nation and Translation: Margaret Turner Re(-)covers Allan Ramsay's Gentle Shepherd." Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Period, Ed. Stephen Behrendt and Nancy Kushigian. Alexander Street Press.


Publications by J.I. Little

Crofters and Habitants: Settler Society, Economy and Culture in a Quebec Township, 1848-81. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1991. Le Prix Lionel-Groulx (IHAF); Certificate of Merit in Regional History (CHA).

Nationalism, Capitalism, and Colonization in Nineteenth-Century Quebec: The Upper St. Francis District. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queens University Press, 1989. Short- listed for the Canadian Federation for the Humanities Book Prize, for best book in the humanities, published in English in 1989 and 1990, and subsidized by the Aid to Scholarly Publications Programme.


"A Crime 'Shrouded in Mystery': State, Church and Community Regulation in the Kinnear's Mills Post Office Case, 1899-1903," Histoire sociale – Social History, 34 (2001): 1-34.

"From the Isle of Arran to Inverness Township: A Case Study of Highland Emigration and North American Settlement, 1829-34," Scottish Economic and Social History, 20 (2000): 3-30.

"Agricultural Improvement and Highland Clearance: The Isle of Arran, 1828-29," Scottish Economic and Social History, 19 (1999): 132-54.

"The Bard in a Community in Transition and Decline: Oscar Dhu and the Hebridean Scots of the Upper St. Francis District, Quebec," Canadian Papers in Rural History, 10 (1996): 45-80.

"Popular voices in Print: the Local Newspaper Correspondents of an Extended Scots-Canadian community, 1894," Journal of Canadian Studies, 30, 3 (1995): 134-55.

"Popular Resistance to Legal Authority in the Upper St. Francis District of Quebec: The Megantic Outlaw Affair of 1888-89." Labour / Le Travail, 33 (Spring 1994): 97-124.

"From the Isle of Lewis to the Eastern Townships: The Origins of a Highland Settlement Community in Quebec, 1838-81," in Catherine Kerrigan (ed.), The Immigrant Experience (University of Guelph, 1992).

"Ethnicity, Family Structure, and Seasonal Labour Strategies on Quebec's Appalachian Frontier, 1852-1881," Journal of Family History, 18, 3 (1992): 289-302.

"Cycles du travail saisonnier dans une zone de colonisation québécoise: les Canadiens-français et les Ecossais du Canton de Winslow, Québec, 1852-81," Famille, économie et société rurale en contexte d'urbanisation 17e-20e siècle, published under the direction of Gérard Bouchard and Joseph Goy. Chicoutimi and Paris: Centre interuniversitaire SOREP et École des hautes études en sciences sociales, 1990.

"The Social and Economic Development of Settlers in Two Quebec Townships, 1851-1870," Canadian Papers in Rural History, in 2 (1978): 89-113. Reprinted in J.M. Bumsted (ed.) Interpreting Canada's Past: Pre-Confederation, 2nd edition, Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1993.

Publications by Katie McCullough


“‘For the Good and Glory of the Whole’: The Highland Society of London and the Formation of Scoto-British Identity,” in The Shaping of Scottish Identities: Family, Nation, and the Worlds Beyond, ed. Jodi A. Campbell, Elizabeth Ewan, and Heather Parker, 199-213. Guelph: Centre for Scottish Studies at the University of Guelph, 2011.