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Tales of Scotland: A Nation and its Literature

Anne McElvoy discusses the ways Scottish artists and writers negotiate what it means to be Scottish with Janice Galloway, Peter Mackay, Murray Pittock and Kathleen Jamie.

Anne McElvoy is joined by Janice Galloway to talk about using minute observations to tell the stories in her new collection, Jelly Fish; hears from one of the 2015 New Generation Thinkers, poet and writer Peter Mackay about the special opportunities Gaelic offers the imagination and discusses Scottish transformation and identity filtered through a complex DNA of peoples, languages, land, highlands and islands with Scottish Cultural Historian,Murray Pittock and the writer and poet, Kathleen Jamie.

Image: Janice Galloway.

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45 minutes

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Role Contributor
Presenter Anne McElvoy
Interviewed Guest Janice Galloway
Interviewed Guest Kathleen Jamie
Interviewed Guest Peter Mackay
Interviewed Guest Murray Pittock
Producer Jacqueline Smith

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