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‘Towards a New Scotland’: Selfhood, History and the Scottish Renaissance

Scott Lyall

in Hugh MacDiarmid's Poetry and Politics of Place: Imagining a Scottish Republic

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623341
eISBN:
9780748652167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623341.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

This chapter establishes the historical basis of Hugh MacDiarmid’s nationalism in the First World War, before exploring how the Scottish modernism of the Renaissance he envisaged attempted to ... More


Poetry and the People

Corey Gibson

in The Voice of the People: Hamish Henderson and Scottish Cultural Politics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748696574
eISBN:
9781474412520
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748696574.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Scottish Studies

This chapter is an account of Henderson’s place in contemporary discussions on the form and content of Scottish poetry. It addresses Henderson’s perceived ‘turn’ away from art-poetry towards ... More


Scottish Modernism and its Contexts 1918-1959: Literature, National Identity and Cultural Exchange

Margery Palmer McCulloch

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634743
eISBN:
9780748651900
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634743.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book proposes the expansion of the existing idea of an interwar Scottish Renaissance movement to include its international significance as a Scottish literary modernism interacting with the ... More


Introduction: Modernism and Scottish Modernism

Margery Palmer McCulloch

in Scottish Modernism and its Contexts 1918-1959: Literature, National Identity and Cultural Exchange

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748634743
eISBN:
9780748651900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634743.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This introductory chapter considers the possibility of the existence of a varied and distinctive Scottish literature that interacts with both traditional and international influences. It looks at an ... More


Conclusion

Tanya Cheadle

in Sexual Progressives: Reimagining Intimacy in Scotland, 1880-1914

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781526125255
eISBN:
9781526152060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526125262.00011
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter concludes that Scotland constituted an important setting for the period’s sexual revolt, complicating our understanding of sexually progressive thought and behaviour for the wider ... More


Ian Hamilton Finlay: Scottish Futurist

Ross Hair

in Avant-Folk: Small Press Poetry Networks from 1950 to the Present

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781781383292
eISBN:
9781786944078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781383292.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Poetry

Chapter 2 examines the formative period in Ian Hamilton Finlay’s career when he encountered the work of like-minded poets in the United States, including Niedecker. Chapter 2 argues that Finlay’s use ... More


Afterword

Kirstie Blair

in Working Verse in Victorian Scotland: Poetry, Press, Community

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198843795
eISBN:
9780191879494
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198843795.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

This brief afterword comments on the efforts of editors and anthologizers to preserve popular verse cultures from Scotland and show their importance. It briefly indicates how and why popular Scottish ... More


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