John Buchan and the Idea of Modernity.

By: Macdonald, KateMaterial type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on DemandLiterary Texts and the Popular Marketplace: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2015Description: 1 online resource (283 p.)ISBN: 9781317319849Subject(s): Buchan, John, 1875-1940 -- Criticism and interpretation | Civilization, Modern, in literature | Literature and society -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: John Buchan and the Idea of ModernityDDC classification: 823.912 LOC classification: PR6003.U13 Z598 2015Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; List of Contributors; List of Figures; Introduction; 1 The Roots that Clutch: John Buchan, Scottish Fiction and Scotland; 2 A Civilizing Empire: T. H. Green, Lord Milner and John Buchan; 3 A Very Modern Experiment: John Buchan and Rhodesia; 4 'The Ministry of Information': John Buchan's Friendship with T. E. Lawrence; 5 Masculinities in the Richard Hannay 'War Trilogy' of John Buchan; 6 John Buchan and the Emerging 'Post-Modern' Fact: Information Culture and the First World War
7 The Spy-Scattered Landscapes of Modernity in John Buchan's Mr Standfast8 The Soul's 'Queer Corners': John Buchan and Psychoanalysis; 9 John Buchan, Myth and Modernism; 10 John Buchan and the American Pulp Magazines; 11 What Kind of Heritage? Modernity versus Heritage in Huntingtower; 12 Living Speech, Dying Tongues and Reborn Language: John Buchan and Scots Vernacular Poetry; 13 John Buchan in Canada: Writing a New Chapter in Canada's Constitutional History; Notes; Index
Summary: Considered a quintessentially 'popular' author, John Buchan was a writer of fiction, journalism, philosophy and Scottish history. By examining his engagement with empire, psychoanalysis and propaganda, the contributors to this volume place Buchan at the centre of the debate between popular culture and the modernist elite.
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Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; CONTENTS; List of Contributors; List of Figures; Introduction; 1 The Roots that Clutch: John Buchan, Scottish Fiction and Scotland; 2 A Civilizing Empire: T. H. Green, Lord Milner and John Buchan; 3 A Very Modern Experiment: John Buchan and Rhodesia; 4 'The Ministry of Information': John Buchan's Friendship with T. E. Lawrence; 5 Masculinities in the Richard Hannay 'War Trilogy' of John Buchan; 6 John Buchan and the Emerging 'Post-Modern' Fact: Information Culture and the First World War

7 The Spy-Scattered Landscapes of Modernity in John Buchan's Mr Standfast8 The Soul's 'Queer Corners': John Buchan and Psychoanalysis; 9 John Buchan, Myth and Modernism; 10 John Buchan and the American Pulp Magazines; 11 What Kind of Heritage? Modernity versus Heritage in Huntingtower; 12 Living Speech, Dying Tongues and Reborn Language: John Buchan and Scots Vernacular Poetry; 13 John Buchan in Canada: Writing a New Chapter in Canada's Constitutional History; Notes; Index

Considered a quintessentially 'popular' author, John Buchan was a writer of fiction, journalism, philosophy and Scottish history. By examining his engagement with empire, psychoanalysis and propaganda, the contributors to this volume place Buchan at the centre of the debate between popular culture and the modernist elite.

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