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dc.contributor.authorHames, Scott-
dc.contributor.editorManfredi, C-
dc.date.accessioned2017-01-18T22:50:51Z-
dc.date.issued2014-10-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/18345-
dc.description.abstractIn the final weeks of 2012, media reports on Alasdair Gray’s essay ‘Settlers and Colonists’ sparked a heated debate concerning Scottish cultural governance and ‘anti-Englishness’. This chapter documents and contextualizes the controversy vis-à-vis the campaigns for and against Scottish independence, and several related cultural debates. A detailed chronology of initial media coverage and political reaction (extraordinary in its volume and vehemence) is supplemented by a list of recommended essays and blogs providing further insight. The lasting impact of this episode on Gray’s reputation and public standing is unclear; this chapter examines the role of politicians, the media and Gray himself in a process by which the author became (and was made to become) a casualty of his own incautious words, but also rendered curiously voiceless.en_UK
dc.language.isoen-
dc.publisherPalgrave Macmillan-
dc.relationHames S (2014) The 'Settlers and Colonists' Affair. In: Manfredi C (ed.). Alasdair Gray: Ink for Worlds, London: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 73-104.-
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dc.subjectAlasdair Grayen_UK
dc.subjectScottish literatureen_UK
dc.subjectScottish politicsen_UK
dc.subjectScottish independenceen_UK
dc.subjectAnti-Englishnessen_UK
dc.subjectmedia studiesen_UK
dc.titleThe 'Settlers and Colonists' Affairen_UK
dc.typePart of book or chapter of booken_UK
dc.rights.embargodate2017-12-31T00:00:00Z-
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dc.citation.spage73-
dc.citation.epage104-
dc.citation.publicationstatusPublished-
dc.type.statusBook Chapter: author post-print (pre-copy editing)-
dc.identifier.urlhttp://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9781137401779-
dc.author.emailscott.hames@stir.ac.uk-
dc.citation.btitleAlasdair Gray: Ink for Worlds-
dc.citation.isbn9781137401779-
dc.publisher.addressLondon-
dc.contributor.affiliationEnglish Studies-
dc.rights.embargoterms2018-01-01-
dc.rights.embargoliftdate2018-01-01-
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