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The Scottish Text Society (STS) is a text publication society founded in 1882 to promote the study of Scottish literature. The Society publishes scholarly editions of important texts from the country's literary history, and has played a significant role in the revival of interest in the literature and languages of Scotland.

To date, the Society has published approximately 150 volumes, from the 14th to the 19th centuries, but with a focus on Middle Scots works of the 16th to 18th centuries. These editions include poetry, drama and prose works.

Notable publications

  • The Brus, John Barbour
  • The Actes and Deidis of the Illustre and Vallyeant Campioun Schir William Wallace, Blind Hary
  • The Buke of the Law of Armys, Gilbert Hay
  • The Shorter Poems of Gavin Douglas
  • the works of Alexander Montgomerie
  • History of the House of Angus, David Hume
  • The Complaynt of Scotland
  • Murdoch Nisbet's translation of the New Testament into Scots
  • References

    Scottish Text Society Wikipedia


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