Kailyard Myth and Scottish Identity

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A critical intervention reflecting on Scottish identity as manufactured by mid-nineteenth century writers, such as J.M. Barrie

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The Kailyard School and Scottish Cultural Memory

In Cultural Memory Studies – An International and interdisciplinary handbook (2010), Astrid Erll asks what kinds of cultural memory are produced by literature and film.  Cultural memory is based on communication through media via a host of different media operating within systems: religious texts, painting, TV documentary, films, music, monuments etc. Eril argues that each…