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quair

(kwer; kwɛə)
n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) Scot a book
[a variant of quire1]
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How all this happened King James has told us himself in a book called The King's Quair, which means the King's little book, which he wrote while he was still a prisoner in England.
One notes, for example, a renewed interest in the venerable genre of the dream vision - familiar from Dante, Chaucer, Langland, Lydgate and the Kingis Quair.
Such employment is evidenced throughout James I's much earlier Kingis Quair, but is absent from the writing of Dunbar--save the imperative in the 'Gladethe thoue queyne' poem.
Kunesh, Banishment as Cultural Justice in Contemporary Tribal Legal Systems: A Postscript on Quair v.
James I of Scotland, for instance, found inspiration in The Consolation of Philosophy when he produced his long poem, "The Kingis Quair.
The effect of translation and quotation on the ways in which ideas are transmitted filters through what are a series of snapshots of the works of poets who wrote in Scots from the time of The Kynges Quair to James VI.
Sunset Song, written in 1932 and the first in Aberdeenshire–born Grassic Gibbon's A Scots Quair trilogy, tells the story of Chris Guthrie, played by Deyn.
In auditioning for the post of minister at Monimaskit, Gideon takes a page from A Scots Quair (in which standing stones also figure prominently); he also sees himself as a latter day version of Raeburn's Skating Minister, and as a character in a film, a fairy tale and Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress (perhaps having in mind Scott's remark to Washington Irving in the latter's Abbotsford).
7) The central tension in many key works of twentieth-century Scottish fiction, from Lewis Grassic Gibbon's A Scots Quair (1932-34) to Eric Linklater's Magnus Merriman (1934), is not between reality and utopia but between reality and arcadia, the romantic myth of past freedom.
64) For Gibbon, see especially Sunset Song (1931), from the trilogy A Scots Quair (1932-34) (Edinburgh: Polygon 2006).
8] Single motherhood is just one of the many themes shared by Nan Shepherd's The Quarry Wood and Lewis Grassic Gibbon's trilogy, A Scots Quair.