The Edinburgh History of Scottish Literature
Modern Transformations - New Identities (from 1918) v. 3
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Edinburgh History of Scottish Literature by Ian Brown
Book DescriptionThe Edinburgh History of Scottish Literature General Editor: Ian Brown Co-editors: Thomas Owen Clancy, Susan Manning and Murray Pittock The Edinburgh History of Scottish Literature offers a major reinterpretation, re-evaluation and repositioning of the scope, nature and importance of Scottish Literature, arguably Scotland's most important and influential contribution to world culture. Drawing on the very best of recent scholarship, the History contributes a wide range of new and exciting insights. It takes full account of modern theory, but refuses to be in thrall to critical fashion. It is important not only for literary scholars, but because it changes the very way we think about what Scottishness is. The Edinburgh History of Scottish Literature, Volume 3: Modern Transformations: New Identities (from 1918) Period and General Editor: Ian Brown Co-editors: Thomas Owen Clancy, Susan Manning and Murray Pittock 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,/i> 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. The other volumes in the History are: The Edinburgh History of Scottish Literature, Volume 1: From Columba to the Union (until 1707) The Edinburgh History of Scottish Literature, Volume 2: Enlightenment, Britain and Empire (1707-1918) Key Features * Original - presents new approaches to what is literature and what is Scottishness. * Inclusive - Gaelic and diasporic writing, Latin writing, theological writing, legal writing, and context chapters. * Comprehensive - provides the fullest coverage of Scottish literature ever and the first survey for almost 20 years. * Distinguished contributors from many countries. * Influences the agenda for critical debate on Scottish writing in the twenty-first century.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780748624829
(246mm x 189mm x 25mm)
Imprint: Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Publish Date: 13-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Ian Brown
Ian Brown is Professor in Drama at Kingston University. He is General Editor of The Edinburgh History of Scottish Literature (EUP: 2007) and Series Editor of The Edinburgh Companions to Scottish Literature, co-editing the volume on the twentieth century (2009) and on drama (due out in 2011). Thomas Clancy is Lecturer in the Department of Celtic at the University of Glasgow. Susan Manning is Grierson Professor of English Literature, and Director of the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh. She is the author of Fragments of Union: Making Connections in Scottish and American Writing (2002) and The Puritan-Provincial Vision: Scottish and American Literature in the Nineteenth Century (1990). Murray Pittock is Bradley Professor of English Literature at the University of Glasgow, Head of the College of Arts and Vice-Principal. He has formerly held chairs and other senior appointments at Strathclyde, Edinburgh and Manchester universities. His recent work includes Scottish and Irish Romanticism (2008), The Reception of Sir Walter Scott in Europe (2007) and James Boswell (2007). Forthcoming work includes collections on Robert Burns in Global Culture, the Reception of Robert Burns in Europe and the textual edition of the Scottish Musical Museum for the Oxford Burns. He is currently PI of the AHRC Beyond Text project, 'Robert Burns, 1796-1909: Inventing Tradition and Securing Memory'.
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