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Title: Theory and Scottish Exceptionalism (editorial)
Authors: Hames, Scott
Contact Email: scott.hames@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: Scottish literature
Cultural nationalism
Literary theory
Issue Date: Sep-2007
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.'
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/7531
URL: http://www.ijsl.stir.ac.uk/issue3/editorial.htm
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
Affiliation: English Studies

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