Journals Higher Education



Published: 17 January 2014

256 Pages

8.50 x 5.50 inches

ISBN: 9780748685844

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Scottish Independence and the Literary Imagination, 1314-2014

Robert Crawford

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Provides literary-cultural arguments to back up debates on independence for Scotland leading up to the referendum in September 2014
  • Published to coincide with the 700-year anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn itself, June 1314 - 2014
  • Examines, amongst other things, the literary-cultural background of Alex Salmond, Scotland's First Minister and Scottish National Party leader, and of his nationalist forebears at the University of St Andrews
  • Extends ideas of Scottish nationalism to work by male and female authors from England to North America and Australia