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Title: The Modern Scottish Literary Renaissance
Author(s): Watson, Roderick
Contact Email: r.b.watson@stir.ac.uk
Editor(s): Brown, Ian
Riach, Alan
Citation: Watson R (2009) The Modern Scottish Literary Renaissance. In: Brown Ian, Riach Alan (ed.). The Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-Century Scottish Literature. Edinburgh Companions to Scottish Literature, Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp. 75-87.
Keywords: Hugh MacDiarmid
Bergson
elan vital
the 'Caledonian antisyzygy'
Annals of the Five Senses
Muir
Scott and Scotland
Lewis Grassic Gibbon
Nan Shepherd
Neil Gunn
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Series/Report no.: Edinburgh Companions to Scottish Literature,
Abstract: This chapter discusses the cultural politics of identity in the early twentieth century Scottish literary renaissance. It looks at the paradoxes contained in what might seem like an essentialist argument for 'Scottish' difference at political, cultural and psychological levels, while the literary work produced by its leading exponents actually problematises the very concept of a stable identity in the first place.
Rights: Published in The Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-Century Scottish Literature by Edinburgh University Press: http://www.euppublishing.com/book/9780748636938
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/4390
URL: http://www.euppublishing.com/book/9780748636945
Affiliation: English Studies

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