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1. REFERENCES IN BOOKS & PERIODICALS

  • Alan Bold, Modern Scottish Literature, 1983, pp 259-60
  • Douglas Gifford in Scottish Writing & Writers, ed. Norman Wilson (Ramsay Head Press), 1977, pp 16-17
  • Edwin Morgan, Twentieth Century Scottish Classics (Book Trust Scotland pamphlet), 1987, p9.
  • Roderick Watson, The Literature of Scotland, 1984, p 456; 2nd Edition, 2007, vol. II, The Twentieth Century, pp 260-61
  • David Punter, "Heartlands: Contemporary Scottish Gothic", in Gothic Studies, Vol. 1, No. 1, 1999, pp 101-18

2. SEPARATE ARTICLES ON JOHN HERDMAN

  • John Orr, Dark Horror & Black Humour, in Cencrastus No. 7, Winter 1981-82, pp 26-29.
  • Hugh Macpherson, Scottish Writers: John Herdman, in Scottish Book Collector, Vol. 3, No. 7, Oct-Nov 1992, pp 23-26 (this includes a Bibliography).
  • Jennie Renton, A Window on John Herdman, in Scottish Book Collector, Vol. 5, No. 7, Winter 1996-97, pp 23-24.
  • Unpublished MA Dissertation, University of Aberdeen, 1984: Richard Gordon, Seriousness & Saving Irony in the Fiction of John Herdman.
  • Macdonald Daly, Interview with John Herdman (with a Bibliography), in Southfields, six point one, 1999, pp. 85-101.
  • Jean Berton, De l'élimination de l'auteur dans Ghostwriting de John Herdman, in Études Écossaises, Numéro 8, Université de Stendhal-Grenoble 3, 2002, pp 131-145
  • Jean Berton, Les Fantômes du Nouvel-Âge dans Ghostwriting de John Herdman, in Études Écossaises, Numéro 9, Université de Stendhal-Grenoble 3, 2003-4, pp 323-340
  • Isobel Murray and Bob Tait, Interview with John Herdman, in Scottish Writers Talking 3, ed. Isobel Murray, John Donald, Edinburgh, 2006, pp 59-100
  • Maïca Sanconie, Postface to Imelda, trans. Maïca Sanconie, Quidam Editeur, Paris, 2006, pp 147-154

3. REVIEWS & REVIEW ARTICLES IN PERIODICALS

  • Douglas Eadie, review of A Truth Lover, Scottish International, Sept. 1973, pp 38-40.
  • Frederick Lindsay, Both Sides of the Whale (review article on A Truth Lover), Akros, Vol. 8, No. 23, Dec. 1973, pp 38-42.
  • Bob Tait, Round the World in Eighty Ways (review article on Pagan's Pilgrimage), Akros, Vol. 13, No. 39, Dec. 1978, pp 126-31.
  • David Campbell, review of Pagan's Pilgrimage, New Edinburgh Review, Nos. 41-42, 1978, pp 66-67.
  • Tom (now known as Thom) Nairn, Innocence & Deviance (review of Three Novellas), Cencrastus No. 27, Autumn 1987, pp 23-24.
  • Douglas Gifford, review of Three Novellas, Books in Scotland, No 26, Winter 1987, p 14.
  • John Burns, review of Three Novellas, Chapman No. 52 (Vol. 10, No. 3), Spring 1988, pp 91-92.
  • Douglas Gifford, review of Imelda & Other Stories, Books in Scotland No 47. Autumn 1993, pp 1-2.
  • Angela Finlayson, review of Imelda & Other Stories, Chapman No. 81, 1995, pp 91-92.
  • Douglas Gifford, review of Ghostwriting, Books in Scotland No. 59, Autumn 1996, pp 3-4.
  • Gavin Wallace, review of Ghostwriting, Chapman No. 87, Autumn 1997, pp 95-97.
  • Isobel Murray, review of The Sinister Cabaret, Scottish Studies Review, Vol 3, No 1, Spring 2002, pp 138-140
  • Andy Gloege, review of My Wife's Lovers, Edinburgh Review No. 121 ("Made in Poland"), 2007, pp 183-4

 

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