From Robert Burns to J K Rowling, discover unique National Library of Scotland resources focusing on language and literature - English, Gaelic, Scots and modern languages.
This 'Sunset Song' resource looks at the themes of identity, the role of women, and society through the prism of the novel's heroine, Chris Guthrie
Forgotten women writers: Jane Austen's Scottish sisters' looks at Scottish female writers now largely forgotten but who were best-selling authors in the early 19th century
Our resource on Christopher Rush's 'A twelvemonth and a day' looks at different aspects of writing and interpretation through source material and video interviews with the author
'Science fiction in Scotland' features video interviews with three leading contemporary authors based in Scotland
'Getting started with Shakespeare' looks at a selection of characters, scenes and sonnets to help pupils get started in reading and understanding some of Shakespeare's work