Celtic connections: Colonialism and culture in Irish-Scottish modernism

Jackson, E.-R. and Maley, W. (2002) Celtic connections: Colonialism and culture in Irish-Scottish modernism. Interventions: The International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, 4(1), pp. 68-78. (doi: 10.1080/13698010120XXXXXX)

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Publisher's URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13698010120XXXXXX

Abstract

This essay maps out relations between Irish and Scottish modernism as part of a new area of comparative criticism, Irish-Scottish studies, which has implications not only for English literature, but for postcolonial theory, which has tended to be anglocentric in terms of its analyses of British and Irish paradigms. This intervention takes five major Irish and Scottish writers - Muir, Yeats, MacDiarmid, Joyce and Grassic Gibbon - and looks at how language and identity are figured, forged and fused between two countries that are at once foreign and familiar.

Item Type:Articles
Additional Information:Special issue on Postcolonial Studies and Transnational Resistance, edited by Elleke Boehmer and Bart Moore-Gilbert
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Maley, Professor Willy
Authors: Jackson, E.-R., and Maley, W.
Subjects:P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > English Literature
Journal Name:Interventions: The International Journal of Postcolonial Studies
ISSN:1369-801X
ISSN (Online):1469-929X

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