The Edinburgh History of Scottish Literature: Modern transformations: new identities (from 1918)

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Ian Brown
Edinburgh University Press, 2007 - Fiction - 356 pages
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The Edinburgh History of Scottish LiteratureGeneral Editor: Ian BrownCo-editors: Thomas Owen Clancy, Susan Manning and Murray PittockThe Edinburgh History of Scottish Literatureoffers a major reinterpretation, re-evaluation and repositioning of the scope, nature and importance of Scottish Literature, arguably Scotlandís most important and influential contribution to world culture. Drawing on the very best of recent scholarship, the Historycontributes a wide range of new and exciting insights. It takes full account of modern theory, but refuses to be in thrall to critical fashion. It is important not only for literary scholars, but because it changes the very way we think about what Scottishness is.The Edinburgh History of Scottish Literature, Volume 3:Modern Transformations: New Identities (from 1918)Period and General Editor: Ian BrownCo-editors: Thomas Owen Clancy, Susan Manning and Murray PittockIn almost a century since the First World War ended, Scotland has been transformed in many rich ways. Its literature has been an essential part of that transformation. The third volume of the History,/i>explores the vibrancy of modern Scottish literature in all its forms and languages. Giving full credit to writing in Gaelic and by the Scottish diaspora, it brings together the best contemporary critical insights from three continents. It provides an accessible and refreshing picture of both the varieties of Scottish literatures and the kaleidoscopic versions of Scotland that mark literary developments since 1918.The other volumes in the History are:The Edinburgh History of Scottish Literature, Volume 1: From Columba to the Union (until 1707)The Edinburgh History of Scottish Literature, Volume 2: Enlightenment, Britain and Empire (1707-1918)Key Features* Original - presents new approaches to what is literature and what is Scottishness.* Inclusive - Gaelic and diasporic writing, Latin writing, theol

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Contents

Scotlands Geography since 1918
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The Languages of Scotland
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The International Reception and Literary Impact of Scottish
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Ian Brown is Professor in Drama at the Kingston University Thomas Clancy is Lecturer in the Department of Celtic at the University of Glasgow Susan Manning is Grierson Professor of English Literature, and Director of the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh Murray Pittock is Bradley Professor of English Literature at the University of Glasgow

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