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Hames S (2013) On Vernacular Scottishness and its Limits: Devolution and the Spectacle of 'Voice', Studies in Scottish Literature, 39 (1), Art. No.: 16, pp. 201-222.
'Voice' has been a key motifs in Scottish literary and political discourse of the past few decades. This article explores the ambivalence of voice as a trope for national expression and empowerment, and considers the complex appeal of "vernacular" rhetoric during the period, and within the limits, of Scottish devolution.
vernacular; devolution; voice; Scottish parliament; Scottish nationalism; Scottish identity; Scots language; Irvine Welsh; James Kelman; Alex Salmond
|Publication date online||08/2013|
|Date accepted by journal||24/02/2013|
|Publisher||University of South Carolina|
Studies in Scottish Literature: Volume 39, Issue 1