Devolving Black Britain

  • Edinburgh University Press
  • 2020
  • Hardback
  • 224
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  • 9781474461443
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A critical approach to blackness in devolutionary Scottish writing

Writing Black Scotland examines race and racism in devolutionary Scottish literature, with a focus on the critical significance of blackness. The book reads blackness in Scottish writing from the 1970s to the early 2000s, a period of history defined by post-imperial adjustment. Critiquing a unifying Britishness at work in black British criticism, Jackson argues for the importance of black politics in Scottish writing, and for a literary registration of race and racism which signals a necessary negotiation for national Scotland both before and after 1997.

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