Jenni Calder

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Jenni Calder (née Daiches) (born 1941) is a Scottish literary historian, and arts establishment figure. She was formerly married to Angus Calder, and is the daughter of David Daiches. She also once ran the Edinburgh Book Festival.

Calder is opposed to Scottish independence.[1]

Some works[edit]

  • Chronicles of Conscience. A Study of George Orwell and Arthur Koestler. Secker & Warburg, 1968
  • There Must Be a Lone Ranger: The myth and reality of the American Wild West. Hamish Hamilton, 1974
  • Huxley Brave New World and Orwell Nineteen Eighty Four. Edward Arnold, 1976
  • Women and Marriage in Victorian Fiction. Thames And Hudson, 1976
  • The Victorian Home. Book Club Associates, 1977
  • Heroes: From Byron to Guevara. Hamish Hamilton, 1977
  • RLS: A Life Study of Robert Louis Stevenson. Hamish Hamilton, 1980
  • Stevenson and Victorian Scotland. Edinburgh University Press, 1984
  • Animal Farm and Nineteen Eighty Four. Open University, 1988
  • The Wealth of a Nation. Publications Office, Edinburgh, 1989
  • Scotland in Trust: The National Trust for Scotland, 1990
  • The Story of the Scottish Soldier, 1600-1914. National Museums of Scotland, 1992
  • Enterprising Scot: Scottish Adventure and Achievemt. National Museums of Scotland, 1995
  • The Nine Lives of Naomi Mitchison. Virago, 1997
  • Scots in the USA. Luath Press, 2006
  • Not Nebuchadnezzar. Luath Press


  1. ^ "Of the 27, I counted 15 who would give a definite Yes to independence. Only two of the others – Jenni Calder and myself – give a definite No." "Never knowingly understated". Ken MacLeod, The Early Days of A Better Nation. 19 December 2012. Retrieved 12 July 2014.