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Scottish Literature and World War I

David A. Rennie


This work is the first book-length study of Scottish Great War literature. Rather than arguing the war exerted a singular influence on the country’s writing, the collection highlights the variety of literary, social, political, and philosophical reverberations of the war in Scotland literature. Part one of the collection presents multi-text case studies of nationalism, pastoralism, Scottish Great War prose, popular literature, women’s, letters to the editor, Gaelic writing, and philosophy. Part two contains essays devoted to individual authors, including canonical figures such as Lewis Grassic ... More

Keywords: Scottish, World War I, literature, MacDiarmid, Buchan, Gibbon, Gaelic, pastoral

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781474454599
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2021 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454599.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David A. Rennie, editor
Aberdeen University

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