Kaleyard School love

Kaleyard School

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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. a recent school of fiction which comprises works describing, with a sufficient use of dialect, the lives of the homely people of Scotland. The name alludes to the Scottish song, “There grows a bonnie brier-bush in our kailyard,” from which John Watson (“Ian Maclaren”) took the title of a series of short stories (“Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush”), in 1894.

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