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Re-Visioning Scotland

New Readings of the Cultural Canon


Lyndsay Lunan, Kirsty A. Macdonald and Carla Sassi

Contents: Carla Sassi: Foreword – Lyndsay Lunan/Kirsty A. Macdonald: Introduction: Vision and Re-Vision – Churnjeet Mahn: Romantic Horizons: Fact and Fiction in the Guidebook to Scotland – Lyndsay Lunan: National Myths and Literary Icons: The Uses of Scott and Burns in Scottish Literature – Gioia Angeletti: Scottish Women Playwrights: Gender and Performativity in Romantic Theatre – Andrew Monnickendam: The Price of Victory: Christian Isobel Johnstone on War and Nationalism – Carla Sassi: A Quest for a (Geo)Poetics of Relation: Nan Shepherd’s The Living Mountain – Monica Germanà : In and Outside Post-Devolution Scotland: Scottish National Identity and Contemporary Women Writers – Christopher Cairney: Gaelic Borderlines and Borderlands in the New Cultural Geography of Scotland – Gordon Millar: Do The Member and Miss Marjoribanks Have a Place in a Canon of Scottish Literature? – Rubén Valdés Miyares: Generating the Scottish Literary Renaissance: The Idea of Generation and the Scottish Writers of the 1930s – Kirsty A. Macdonald: Seeing Simultaneously from Above and Below: The Refusal of the «Real» in Late Twentieth-Century Scottish Fiction – Niall O’Gallagher: Coercion and Collaboration in Two Imperial Allegories by Alasdair Gray: «Five Letters From An Eastern Empire» and the «Axletree» Stories.