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Department of English Language and Literature

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Patrick Scott

Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Department of English Language and Literature

Phone Number: (803) 777-1275
Office: TCL 328
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PhD, University of Edinburgh, 1976

Areas of Specialization 

   Scottish Literature
   Victorian Literature
   History of the Book, Bibliography, Textual Editing
   Rhetoric, History of English Studies
   African literature

Recently Taught Courses 

SCHC 457  Robert Burns & 18th Century Culture
SCHC 454  History of the Book through Six Centuries
SLIS 716 [=ENGL 776]   Intro. to Descriptive Bibliography & Textual Criticism
SLIS 717  Introduction to Special Collections Librarianship

Professional Accolades 

   Elected Honorary Fellow, Association for Scottish Literary Studies, 2015
   Honorary Research Fellow in Scottish Literature, University of Glasgow, 2013-
   Honorary Life Member, Thomas Cooper Society, 2011
   Honorary Member, Burns Club of Atlanta, 2010-
   Lucy Hampton Bostick Award, 2008
   Michael J. Mungo Undergraduate Teaching Award, University of South Carolina, 2004
   Leab Award (ALA/ACRL), 1999

Current Research Projects 

Editor, Studies in Scottish Literature, with Tony Jarrells, since 2012 (from vol. 37)

Selected Publications 

   co-auth., The Kilmarnock Burns: A Census (Scottish Literature Series, 2017)
   ed., The Prayer of Holy Willie, A Canting, hypocritical, Kirk Elder, by Robert Burns (Scottish Poetry Reprints, 2015)
   ed., A Bard Unkend: Selected Poems in the Scottish Dialect, by Gavin Turnbull (Scottish Poetry Reprints, 2015)
   co-ed,, Robert Burns & Friends (USC Libraries, 2012)
   ed., The City of the Jugglers, by William North (Univ. of South Carolina Press, 2008)
   ed., Treasure Island, by Robert Louis Stevenson (Signet/NAL, 2008)
   text. ed., Amours de Voyage, by A.H.Clough (Barbarian Press, 2007)
   assoc. ed., Language and Literature of Early Scotland (CEMRS, 1992)
   co-ed., Culture and Education in Victorian England (Bucknell Univ. Press, 1990)
   ed,, The Origin of Species, by Charles, Lord Neaves (Scottish Poetry Reprints, 1986)
   The Early Editions of Arthur Hugh Clough (Garland, 1977)
   ed,, The Bothie of Toper-na-fuosich, by A.H.Clough (Univ. of Queensland Press, 1976)
   ed,, Amours de Voyage, by A.H.Clough (Univ. of Queensland Press, 1974)
   ed,, Victorian Poetry, 1830-1870 (Longman, 1971)
   Tennyson’s Enoch Arden: A Victorian Best-Seller (Tennyson Society, 1970)

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Other Information 

Director, Rare Books & Special Collections, University of South Carolina Libraries, 1996-2011