Journals Higher Education



15 May 2009

240 Pages

ISBN: 9780748634743

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Scottish Modernism and its Contexts 1918-1959

Literature, National Identity and Cultural Exchange

Margery Palmer McCulloch

Published by Edinburgh University Press

  • The first study of a Scottish modernism extending in its impact to the 1950s and drawing on influences from British and European modernism
  • Original perspectives on the literature of the period through discussion of a range of writers and writing genres
  • Detailed consideration of the work of women writers in the context of modernism and in their response to social change
  • A contribution to the expansion of the idea of modernism in its focus both on the modernist artist's role in social and national renewal and on writing from the peripheries of small town, rural and island cultures in contrast to metropolitan culture