Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 April 2006

256 Pages

ISBN: 9780748618149

Bookseller Code (01)

Scottish Fiction and the British Empire

Douglas Mack

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Draws on recent research on Scotland's role in the British Empire, allowing new light to be thrown on the work of some of Scotland's best known writers
  • Exposes a radical, anti-establishment tradition of Scottish fiction that begins with Hogg and is carried on by writers such as Gibbon, Kelman and Welsh
  • Highlights the relevance and importance of Scottish fiction for all those interested in post-colonial studies and post-colonial fiction
  • Develops fruitful connections between the Scottish writers it examines and major writers of the Scottish diaspora such as Alice Munro and Alistair MacLeod."

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