Tracing the evolution of the form over the last century, this book studies the work of well-known authors like Iain Moireach, Tormod Caimbeul and Iain Mac a' Ghobhainn, as well as lesser-known authors, and focuses on the major developments that have led to the recent flourishing in Gaelic fiction publishing. It examines novels and novellas from Dùn-Aluinn to Dìleas Donn and Shrapnel, alongside short story collections, uncollected fiction and short fiction from magazines such as Gairm.
The final chapters focus on the current state of scholarship and criticism of Gaelic fiction and discuss the most recent and remarkable initiatives that have more than sustained the viability of fiction in the Gaelic language.
|Publisher:||Edinburgh University Press|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
About the Author
Moray Watson is programme coordinator of the Celtic Department at the University of Aberdeen.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Very useful and interesting guide to Gaelic fiction, especially 20th-21st century. Accessibly written, and gives the kind of context that draws scattered publications into a literature.