|Appears in Collections:||Literature and Languages Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Unrefereed|
|Title:||Theory and Scottish Exceptionalism (editorial)|
|Publisher:||Association for Scottish Literary Studies/ Edinburgh University Press|
|Citation:||Hames S (2007) Theory and Scottish Exceptionalism (editorial), International Journal of Scottish Literature (3).|
|Abstract:||First paragraph: Not even its most passionate informed detractors quite regret theory, or dismiss it as a trivial fad. 'There is no doubt in my mind that Theory has really revitalized the study of literature since theSecond World War', writes Valentine Cunningham, in a book mainly lamenting the trite, mechanical, tactless readerly habits theory has undoubtedly spread. 'In many respects, reading is so much more alive under the impact of Theory than it was; texts have in many ways become so much more vividly present, so much richer and deeper, in their newly acquired valencies.'|
|Rights:||Journal moving to Edinburgh University Press. Their policy is: The right to post the definitive version of the contribution as published by Edinburgh University Press in the Institutional Repository or in a disciplinary repository one year following publication in print, provided it is accompanied by full bibliographic details and a link to the article. International Journal of Scottish Literature, ISSUE THREE, AUTUMN/WINTER 2007, available at: http://www.ijsl.stir.ac.uk/issue3/editorial.htm|
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