The refusal of innovative Scottish fiction published in the 1980s and 1990s to appeal to community as a solution to social alienation has led to it being accused of nihilism. This chapter explores this stylistic ambivalence through a case study of Janice Galloway’s The Trick is to Keep Breathing.
|Title of host publication||Community in Modern Scottish Literature|
|Place of Publication||Leiden|
|Number of pages||19|
|Publication status||Published - 30 May 2016|
|Name||Scottish Cultural Review of Language and Literature|
- contemporary Scottish fiction
- Janice Galloway
- The Trick is to Keep Breathing
- William McIlvanney
- The Kiln
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