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Scotland as we know it : representations of national identity in literature, film and popular culture / Richard Zumkhawala-Cook.

Author/Creator:
Zumkhawala-Cook, Richard, 1968-
Publication:
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 206 p. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
National characteristics, Scottish.
Scotland -- In popular culture.
Scotland -- In motion pictures.
Scotland -- Historiography.
Nationalism -- Scotland -- History.
Summary:
"Popular representations of Scottish national, ethnic, and cultural identity are in abundance not only in Scotland, but also in the United States, Canada, and throughout the Anglophone settler nations of the world. Scotland, then, in its cultural presence as a "nation without a state," serves as a fitting site for a study of nationality in the modern world"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Scottish nationality and Tartan culture
The homely Kailyard nation
Masculinizing the Kailyard : the Scottish renaissance and the new nation
The mark of global Scottishness : heritage identity and the Tartan monster
Heroes, thugs and legends : celluloid Scotland at century's end.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 195-201) and index.
ISBN:
9780786440313 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0786440317 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
231671149
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