Scots Renaissance

The Scots Renaissance wis a mainly Scots leeteratur muivement o the early tae mid 20t century that can be seen as the Scots version o modrenism. It is whiles referred tae as the Scots leeterar renaissance, awtho its influence gaed ayont leeteratur intae muisic, veesual airts, an politics (amang ither fields). The writers an airtists o the Scots Renaissance kythed a lang-heidit interest in baith modren philosophy an technology, incorporatin fowk influences an aw, an a strang concern for the fate o Scotland's dwynin leids[1] an landwart cultur, as seen in Lewis Grassic Gibbon.[2] Anither exemple is later in the wark o Hamish Henderson, a 'heady blend of culture and politics', sic as ‘The Flyting o’ Life and Daith’ (1964).[3] An the first Scots Makar, Edwin Morgan wis also a pairt o the muivement but in 1994, wis the scriever o a poem fur the "Opening of the Scottish Parliament."[4]

It haes been seen as a parallel tae ither muivements ithergates, includin the Erse leeterar revival, the Harlem Renaissance (in the Unitit States), the Bengal Renaissance (in Kolkata, Indie) an the Jindyworobak Muivement (in Australie), that emphasised hamelt fowk tradeetions.

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  1. The Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-Century Scottish Literature. Edinburgh University Press. 2009. doi:10.3366/j.ctt1g0b69m. ISBN 978-0-7486-3693-8.
  2. Lyall, Scott (2015). The International Companion to Lewis Grassic Gibbon (in Inglis). Scottish Literature International. ISBN 978-1-908980-13-7.
  3. "Hamish Henderson - Poet". Scottish Poetry Library (in Inglis). Retrieved 23 Januar 2022.
  4. "Liz Lochhead confirmed as new Scots Makar". BBC News (in Inglis). 19 Januar 2011. Retrieved 27 Julie 2023.