The modern Scottish novel : narrative and the national imagination /

This book argues that the writing of a few of the Scottish novelists, has been formed by a powerful national tradition, whose distinctive thematic concerns have changed the shape of the novel in English.

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Bibliographic Details
Author / Creator: Craig, Cairns.
Format: eBook Electronic
Imprint: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 1998.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: novel, nation, tradition
  • Fearful selves: character, community, and the Scottish imagination
  • Dialect and dialectics
  • Enduring histories: mythic regions
  • The typographic muse
  • Doubtful imaginings
  • Conclusion: narrative and the space of the nation.