Inspiring Views from «a' the airts» on Scottish Literatures, Art and Cinema: The First World Congress of Scottish Literatures in Glasgow 2014 by Klaus Peter MüllerInspiring Views from «a' the airts» on Scottish Literatures, Art and Cinema: The First World Congress of Scottish Literatures in Glasgow 2014 by Klaus Peter Müller

Inspiring Views from «a' the airts» on Scottish Literatures, Art and Cinema: The First World…

EditorKlaus Peter Müller, Ilka Schwittlinsky, Ron Walker

Hardcover | February 8, 2017

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Where do Scottish literatures, art, and cinema stand today? What and how do Scottish Studies investigate? Creative writers and scholars give answers to these questions and address vital concerns in Scottish, British, and European history from the Union debate and the Enlightenment to Brexit, ethnic questions, and Scottish film. They present new insights on James Macpherson, Robert Burns, John Galt, J. M. Barrie, Walter Scott, James Robertson, war poetry, new Scottish writing, and nature writing. The contributions highlight old and new networking and media as well as the persistent influences of the past on the present, analyzing a wide range of texts, media and art forms with approaches from literary, cultural, media, theatre, history, political, and philosophical studies.

Klaus Peter Müller has been the Chair of English at Mainz University, focusing on British and media studies, translation studies, especially literary and media translation, investigating the links between these fields, narration, our understanding of reality and history, and the cognitive sciences. Ilka Schwittlinsky is a Lecturer at ...
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Title:Inspiring Views from «a' the airts» on Scottish Literatures, Art and Cinema: The First World…Format:HardcoverDimensions:8.45 × 6.02 × 1.27 inPublished:February 8, 2017Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Creative Writers – Scottish Art & Scottish Cinema – Fact and Fiction – Scottish Enlightenment – Media & Freedom – Robert Burns – Commonplace Networking – Ideologies & the Press – Gothic – John Galt – J. M. Barrie – War Poetry – New Writing – Post-Devolution – Nature Writing – History and Human Agency

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«This collection indeed presents many ‘inspiring views’ and demonstrates the vitality, diversity, and increasing internationalism of Scottish Studies today.»
(Silke Stroh, Scottish Literary Review Vol. 9 No. 2 2017)