It Happened Fast and it was Dark: Cinema, Theatre and Television, Comic Books

  • Alan Riach


The history of the representation of Scotland and Scottishness in television and film presents innumerable examples of the crass cliché but it also reveals unexpected complexities. It is not defined by its medium. Film is not only film. Both the complexities and the clichés were developed from literary forms and work alongside and in dialogue with them. Film is literature.


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