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Whither Scotland? Politics and Society between the Wars

Margery Palmer McCulloch

in Scottish Modernism and its Contexts 1918-1959

Published by Edinburgh University Press

Published in print May 2009 | ISBN: 9780748634743
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780748651900 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748634743.003.0005
Whither Scotland? Politics and Society between the Wars

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This chapter considers the political developments during the 1920s and 1930s, focusing particularly on the concern over the increasingly depressed social and economic condition of Scotland. This provides the context for the more obvious ideological creative writing of the 1930s. Several references to discursive prose essays and other works by Scottish modernist writers are included.

Keywords: political developments; social condition; economic condition; ideological creative writing; discursive prose essays; Scottish modernist writers

Chapter.  9990 words. 

Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards)

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