Scottish LiteratureeBook - 2009
This guide combines detailed literary history with discussion of contemporary debates about Scottishness. The book consdiers the rise of Scottish Studies, the development of a national literature, and issues of cultural nationalism. Beginning in the medieval period during a time of nation building, the book goes on to focus on the 'Scots revival' of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries before moving on to discuss the literary renaissance of the twentieth century. Debates concerning Celticism and Gaelic take place alongside discussion of key Scottish writers such as Robert Burns, Walter Scot.
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2009
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 228 pages)