|Appears in Collections:||Literature and Languages Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||Dogged Masculinities: Male Subjectivity and Socialist Despair in Kelman and McIlvanney|
|Publisher:||Association for Scottish Literary Studies|
|Citation:||Hames S (2007) Dogged Masculinities: Male Subjectivity and Socialist Despair in Kelman and McIlvanney, Scottish Studies Review, 8 (1), pp. 67-87.|
|Abstract:||This article examines the treatment of male subjectivity in the work of two leading Scottish writers, analysing the political values and narrative forms which shape their depictions of masculine inwardness. A detailed study of two very similar stories (concerning male fraternity and dog-racing) illustrates significant aesthetic and political contrasts. Their shared affiliation with working-class Scottish culture (and association with 'hard man' archetypes) notwithstanding, Kelman and McIlvanney are shown to respond very differently to the post-war collapse of socialist idealism and communitarian values.|
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