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Out of History: Narrative Paradigms in…

Out of History: Narrative Paradigms in Scottish and English Culture…

by Cairns Craig

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"Out of History explores the relationship between Scottish culture and the development of ideas of history in Western culture, from the Enlightenment to Postmodernism, and looks at the ways in which these ideas have been represented in Scottish writing from Sir Walter Scott to Alasdair Gray and James Kelman." "The book challenges traditional ways of seeing Scottish culture in relation to English culture in the writings of twentieth-century theorists from T.S. Eliot and Edwin Muir to Raymond Williams and Tom Nairn and presents Scotland as a model of the complexities of cultural identity in the modern world."--Jacket.… (more)

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