Critics have associated some of ST
's writings, including Logie Town, with the kailyard school or genre of Scottish fiction known for rustic sentimentalism. Historian E. A. Baker
wrote that STcultivated the Kailyard...
1901: The publication of George Douglas Brown's...
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The publication of George Douglas Brown
's novel The House with the Green Shutters marked the first attack on the Scottish school of fiction that was afterwards known as Kailyard.