|•||What function does the ‘Celtic’ component have in the rise of Scottish Literature in the late nineteenth century?|
|•||What does Edwin Muir mean by a ‘homogeneous language’, and how credible is this concept?|
|•||To what extent might we accuse much twentieth-century Scottish criticism of being pessimistic and even ‘defeatist’ in being Anglocentric?|
|•||How do we account for the changing place of ‘Protestantism’ in accounts of Scottish literary history?|
|•||What does the vocabulary of ‘antisyzygy’, ‘dissociation’, ‘reductive idiom’ ‘paradox’ and ‘crisis of identity’ have in common?|
|•||Is the medieval period the first era of Scottish literature?|
|•||How ‘native’ or ‘cosmopolitan’, respectively, is Scottish|
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Publication information: Book title: Scottish Literature. Contributors: Gerard Carruthers - Author. Publisher: Edinburgh University Press. Place of publication: Edinburgh. Publication year: 2009. Page number: 200.
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