Literature and Union: Scottish Texts, British Contexts

Literature and Union: Scottish Texts, British Contexts

Gerard Carruthers Colin Kidd / May 22, 2019

Literature and Union Scottish Texts British Contexts Literature and Union opens up a new front in interdisciplinary literary studies There has been a great deal of academic work both in the Scottish context and broadly on the relationship between litera

  • Title: Literature and Union: Scottish Texts, British Contexts
  • Author: Gerard Carruthers Colin Kidd
  • ISBN: 9780198736233
  • Page: 497
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Literature and Union opens up a new front in interdisciplinary literary studies There has been a great deal of academic work both in the Scottish context and broadly on the relationship between literature and nationhood, yet almost none on the relationship between literature and unions This volume introduces the insights of the new British history into mainstreamLiterature and Union opens up a new front in interdisciplinary literary studies There has been a great deal of academic work both in the Scottish context and broadly on the relationship between literature and nationhood, yet almost none on the relationship between literature and unions This volume introduces the insights of the new British history into mainstream Scottish literary scholarship The contributors, who are from all shades of the political spectrum, will interrogate from various angles the assumption of a binary opposition between organic Scottish values and those supposedly imposed by an overbearing imperial England Viewing Scottish literature as a clash between Scottish and English identities loses sight of the internal Scottish political and religious divisions, which, far than issues of nationhood and union, were the primary sources of conflict in Scottish culture for most of the period of Union, until at least the early twentieth century.The aim of the volume is to reconstruct the story of Scottish literature along lines which are historically persuasive than those of the prevailing grand narratives in the field The chapters fall into three groups 1 those which highlight canonical moments in Scottish literary Unionism John Bull, Rule, Britannia , Humphry Clinker, Ivanhoe and England, their England 2 those which investigate key themes and problems, including the Unions of 1603 and 1707, Scottish Augustanism, the Burns Cult, Whig Presbyterian and sentimental Jacobite literatures and 3 comparative pieces on European and Anglo Irish phenomena.

    Literature and Union Gerard Carruthers Colin Kidd Literature and Union opens up a new front in interdisciplinary literary studies There has been a great deal of academic work both in the Scottish context and broadly on the relationship between literature and nationhood, yet almost none on the relationship between literature and unions This volume introduces the insights of the new British history into mainstream Scottish literary Literature and Union Scottish Texts, British Contexts by Literature and Union opens up a new front in interdisciplinary literary studies There has been a great deal of academic work both in the Scottish context and broadly on the relationship between literature and nationhood, yet almost none on the relationship between literature and unions Literature Union College Literature classes taught in the departments of English, Modern Languages and Literatures, and Classics explore the expressions of our world s many cultures and authors responses to global challenges, from Irish Literature and Sexual Identity and West African Oral Literature to Poetry, Performance, Protest Power and Literature and the Union University of Glasgow Schools Literature and Union Workshops University of St Andrews Friday rd May The second of our series of seminars focussed on the relationship between Literature and Union The programme featured literary critics Robert Crawford, Penny Fielding and David Goldie debating the Literary negotiation of the Union. Book review Literature And Union Scottish Texts Book review Literature And Union Scottish Texts, British Contexts, Edited by Gerard Carruthers and Colin Kidd Most of Scotland s literature has been produced under the Union, and it seems Literature and Union Scottish Texts, British Contexts Literature and Union Scottish Texts, British Contexts Gerard Carruthers Colin Kidd Mar , Literature and Union Scottish Texts British Contexts Literature and Union opens up a new front in interdisciplinary literary studies There has been a great deal of academic work both in the Scottish context and broadly on the relationship between litera Literature and Union Scottish Texts, British Contexts Literature and Union Scottish Texts British Contexts Literature and Union opens up a new front in interdisciplinary literary studies There has been a great deal of academic work both in the Scottish context and broadly on the relationship between litera Title Literature and Union

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      • Gerard Carruthers Colin Kidd

        Gerard Carruthers holds the Francis Hutcheson Chair of Scottish Literature at the University of Glasgow.He is General Editor of the Oxford University Press Edition of the Works of Robert Burns and has published fifteen books and over one hundred academic articles and essays He works on literature from the 1690s to the 20th century, with particular interests in the long eighteenth century in Scotland, textual editing and book history He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.


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