Literary Renaissance

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Scottish Society - History - World Wars (1914–1960) - Literary Renaissance
... devoted to the economic questions and problems of Scotland, it also saw the birth of a Scottish literary renaissance in the 1924-1934 decade ... As a contrast, or perhaps a reaction to this, an entirely different literary "school" erupted in the late 19th century the Kailyard ... writers and poets, like Lewis Grassic Gibbon and Edwin Muir but this literary renaissance lasted only for about ten years ...
Scottish History - Early 20th Century - Literary Renaissance
... In the early 20th century there was a new surge of activity in Scottish literature, influenced by modernism and resurgent nationalism, known as the Scottish Renaissance ... The leading figure in the movement was Hugh MacDiarmid (the pseudonym of Christopher Murray Grieve) ...

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