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Title The Scottish sixties : reading, rebellion, revolution? / edited by Eleanor Bell and Linda Gunn
Published Amsterdam : Rodopi, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (315 pages) : illustrations
Series Scottish cultural review of language and literature ; volume 20
Scottish cultural review of language and literature ; v. 20
Contents Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Contributors; Acknowledgements; Introduction; The Sixties in Scotland: A Historical Context; Explorer: Into the Sixties with Tom McGrath; Scottish Poetry: The Scene and the Sixties; Some Questions about Literary Infrastructure in the 1960s; Edwin Morgan, Hugh MacDiarmid and the Direction of the MacAvantgarde; Late News from the Provinces: The Trial of Cain's Book; Through Expatriate Eyes: Muriel Spark, Alexander Trocchi, and the Empowerment of Scottish Literature during the 1960s; Culture and the City: Poetry, Painting and Music in 1960s Glasgow
Clan Balls, Luvvers and Incredible Strings: Popular Music in 1960s GlasgowThe Folkniks in the Kailyard: Hamish Henderson and the 'Folk-song Flyting'; Mind the Gap: Scottish Theatre in the 1960s?; Planting the Seeds of Ambition: Scottish Film in the 1960s; Photographing Lallans: Alan Daiches, Alexander Scott and Sydney Goodsir Smith's Poems for Television; Re-thinking 'Provincialism': Scotland's Visual Culture in the 1960s; Index
Summary Although a number of publications have appeared in recent years marking the importance of the 'swinging sixties', many tend to be personally reflective in nature and London-centric in their coverage. By contrast, The Scottish Sixties: Reading, Rebellion, Revolution? addresses this misrepresentation and in so doing fills a gap in both Scottish and British literary and cultural studies. Through a series of academic analyses based on archival records, ephemera and work produced during the 1960s, this volume focuses uniquely on Scotland. In its concern with some of the key figures of Scottish cult
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Arts, Scottish.
Scottish literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Scotland -- Civilization -- 20th century.
Scotland -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Scotland -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
Scotland -- Social life and customs -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
Author Bell, Eleanor, 1973-
Gunn, Linda (Researcher of Scottish culture)
ISBN 1306167558 (ebk)
9401209804 (electronic bk.)
9781306167550 (ebk)
9789401209809 (electronic bk.)