Journals Higher Education



Published: 17 April 2009

240 Pages

ISBN: 9780748633098

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Scottish Literature

Gerard Carruthers

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • Identifies the main trends in the emergence and development of Scottish literature, situating them in historical and cultural context
  • Discusses long-running debates about Scottish language and national identity through detailed readings of authors and texts
  • Introduces students to a variety of comparative and theoretical approaches which further develop an understanding of Scottish literature
  • Encourages reflection on questions of Scottish nationalism, cultural politics, canonicity and the rise of Scottish Studies