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From subtext to gaytext? Scottish fiction’s queer communities

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationCommunity in Modern Scottish Literature
EditorsScott Lyall
Place of PublicationAmsterdam
PublisherBrill
Chapter9
Pages179-195
Number of pages17
ISBN (Electronic)9789004317451
ISBN (Print)9789004317444
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2016

Publication series

NameSCROLL: Scottish Cultural Review of Language and Literature
PublisherBrill Rodopi
Volume25
ISSN (Print)1571-0734

Abstract

This chapter examines representations of queer groups in Scottish fiction to investigate whether the concept of community engaged with in these texts succeeds in producing a radical imagining of an 'openness to unassimilated otherness' that resists the emerging homonormativity of gay identity.

    Research areas

  • Scottish literature, queer communities

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