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Literature and Union: Scottish Texts, British Contexts

Gerard Carruthers and Colin Kidd


This volume opens up a new front in interdisciplinary literary studies. There has been a great deal of academic work—both in the Scottish context and more broadly—on the relationship between literature and nationhood, yet almost none on the relationship between literature and unions. This volume introduces the insights of the new British history into mainstream Scottish literary scholarship. The contributors, who are from all shades of the political spectrum, will interrogate from various angles the assumption of a binary opposition between organic Scottish values and those supposedly imposed ... More

Keywords: union, nationalism, canon, Britishness, literary unionism, Presbyterianism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198736233
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198736233.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gerard Carruthers, editor
University of Glasgow

Colin Kidd, editor
University of St Andrews