After MacDiarmid: creative writers, the canon, and the academy

Riach, A. (2014) After MacDiarmid: creative writers, the canon, and the academy. Studies in Scottish Literature, 40(1), pp. 15-21.

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This essay considers the role of Hugh MacDiarmid and others in the rise of Scottish Literature as an academic subject, the place of non-academic writers in teaching institutions, and the ascendancy of Creative Writing as an academic subject, and discusses the relations between these three things.

Item Type:Articles (Other)
Keywords:Hugh MacDiarmid, Creative Writing, Alan Sharp, Charles Olson
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Riach, Professor Alan
Authors: Riach, A.
Subjects:P Language and Literature > PN Literature (General)
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
P Language and Literature > PS American literature
College/School:College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > Scottish Literature
Journal Name:Studies in Scottish Literature
Journal Abbr.:SSL
Publisher:University of South Carolina Libraries
ISSN (Online):0039-3770
Copyright Holders:Alan Riach

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