Breaking boundaries: from modern to contemporary in Scottish fiction

Gifford, D.M. (2006) Breaking boundaries: from modern to contemporary in Scottish fiction. In: Brown, I., Clancy, T., Manning, S. and Pittock, M. (eds.) The Edinburgh History of Scottish Literature: Modern Transformations: New Identities (from 1918). Series: Edinburgh history of Scottish literature (3). Edinburgh University Press: Edinburgh, pp. 237-253. ISBN 9780748624829

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Abstract

In almost a century since the First World War ended, Scotland has been transformed in many rich ways. Its literature has been an essential part of that transformation. The third volume of the History, explores the vibrancy of modern Scottish literature in all its forms and languages. Giving full credit to writing in Gaelic and by the Scottish diaspora, it brings together the best contemporary critical insights from three continents. It provides an accessible and refreshing picture of both the varieties of Scottish literatures and the kaleidoscopic versions of Scotland that mark literary developments since 1918.

Item Type:Book Sections
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Gifford, Professor Douglas
Authors: Gifford, D.M.
Subjects:P Language and Literature > PR English literature
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > Scottish Literature
Publisher:Edinburgh University Press
ISBN:9780748624829
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