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The Permanent Psychodrama of A.L. Kennedy's Narrative



Year of publication 2011
Type Article in Proceedings
Conference Studies in Regional Literature and Culture. Scotland
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Field Mass media, audiovision
Keywords A. L. Kennedy; contemporary Scottish novel
Description Although hailed as a new Scottish talent in the 1990s, A.L. Kennedy problematises the specificity of Scottishness. The focus of her narrative lies in the depth of her characters' psyche and in the workings of the text. Both appear to be rebellious: the experimental text in its defiance of the critic and critical theories, the characters in their angry idiosyncracies.

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