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Contemporary Scottish fictions : film, television and the novel

Author: Duncan J Petrie
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2004.
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"The last 20 years have witnessed an unprecedented flourishing of cultural expression in Scotland, regarded by some as a response to a growing sense of political disenfranchisement. Contemporary Scottish Fictions explores some of the major figures, works, themes and aesthetics of this cultural renaissance in the high profile areas of film, television drama and the novel." "This book is aimed at a wide readership of  Read more...
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Petrie, Duncan J., 1963-
Contemporary Scottish fictions.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)607254782
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Duncan J Petrie
ISBN: 0748617892 9780748617890
OCLC Number: 56965727
Description: 223 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Scotland, national identity and cultural production --
I: Politics and aesthetics --
Down among the big boys --
A new flowering of creativity --
Broadening the cultural franchise --
Ducking and diving in the nineties --
II: Themes and traditions --
A walk on the dark side --
Urban investigations --
Narratives of childhood --
International cross-currents --
Devolution and beyond.
Responsibility: Duncan Petrie.

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A study of the last 20 years of Scottish cultural expression in the fields of the novel, cinema and television drama.  Read more...

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