Citation Hames S (2007) Don Paterson and Poetic Autonomy. In: Schoene B (ed.) The Edinburgh Companion to Contemporary Scottish Literature. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp. 245-254. http://www.eupjournals.com/book/9780748623969
Abstract This paper uses the poetry of Don Paterson to illustrate the limits of a Scottish literary criticism preoccupied by the search for ‘poetic selves that may be identified with particular territories’ (Robert Crawford).
Keywords Don Paterson; Scottish poetry; literary nationalism; literary identity; Paterson, Don, 1963- Criticism and interpretation; Identity (Psychology) in literature; Self in literature; Regionalism in literature