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Community in Modern Scottish Literature.

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S. Lyall (Ed.), (2016)
Community in Modern Scottish Literature
Community in Modern Scottish Literature is the first book to examine representations and theories of community in Scottish writing of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries ...

Introduction: ‘Tenshillingland’: Community and Commerce, Myth and Madness in the Modern Scottish Novel

Book Chapter
Lyall, S. (2016)
Introduction: ‘Tenshillingland’: Community and Commerce, Myth and Madness in the Modern Scottish Novel. In S. Lyall (Ed.), Community in Modern Scottish Literature, 1-24. Brill Academic Publishers. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004317451_002
While ‘community’ as a concept has come under increasing attack in a neoliberal era, it has remained in Scotland a mythic, though not unexamined, signifier of resistance to pe...

The New Scots: Migration and Diaspora in Scottish South Asian Poetry

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Community in Modern Scottish Literature, 214-234. Brill Rodopi. doi:10.1163/9789004317451_013

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Community in Modern Scottish Literature, 214-234. Brill Rodopi. doi:10.1163/9789004317451_013
This chapter examines the poetry of Scottish South Asians, the "New Scots" who bring a whole history of displacement, dislocation and relocation with them, as their memory of...

Hugh MacDiarmid’s Impossible Community.

Book Chapter
Lyall, S. (2016)
Hugh MacDiarmid’s Impossible Community. In S. Lyall (Ed.), Community in Modern Scottish Literature, 82-102. Brill Academic Publishers
This chapter suggests two main related points. The overarching contention is that Hugh MacDiarmid was a poetic, political, polemical, and metaphysical impossibilist (rather th...

In search of community.

Book Chapter
Lyall, S. (2016)
In search of community. In S. Lyall (Ed.), Community in Modern Scottish LIterature, vii-xiii. Brill Academic Publishers
Community derives from the Latin root word communis (common), which itself breaks down into two possible derivations [...]. The first, com plus munis (what is indebted, bound,...

'The Kailyard's Ghost: community in modern Scottish fiction'.

Book Chapter
Lyall, S. (2014)
'The Kailyard's Ghost: community in modern Scottish fiction'. In I. Brown, & J. Berton (Eds.), Roots and Fruits of Scottish Culture: Scottish Identities, History and Contemporary Literature, 82-96. Association for Scottish Literary Studies
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Extractive Poetics: Marine Energies in Scottish Literature

Journal Article
Campbell, A. (2019)
Extractive Poetics: Marine Energies in Scottish Literature. Humanities, 8(1), https://doi.org/10.3390/h8010016
Following the recent call to ‘put the ocean’s agitation and historicity back onto our mental maps and into the study of literature’ (Yaeger 2010), this article addresses the h...

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