Cairns Craig and Randall Stevenson

Biography

CAIRNS CRAIG was born in Kilmarnock and educated at the University of Edinburgh where he is Head of the English Literature Department and Director of the Centre for the History of Ideas in Scotland. He has written widely on Scottish literature and culture and was General Editor of the four-volume History of Scottish Literature (1987-9). His books on Scottish subjects include Out of History: Narrative Paradigms in Scottish and English Culture (1996), adn The Modern Scottish Novel: Narrative and the National Imagination (1999). He is a member of the editorial board for Canongate RANDALL STEVENSON is Reader in English Literature at the University of Edinburgh. He was born in Banff, grew up in Glasgow, and went to university in Edinburgh and Oxford. He is the editor of Scottish Theatre since the Seventies (1996) and the author of Scottish Modernist Fiction (1992, 1998); A Reader's Guide to the Twentieth Century Novel in Britain (1993); The British Novel since the Thirties (1986), as well as many articles on modernist and postmodernist fiction. He regularly reviews Scottish theatre for the Times Literary Supplement.

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