Considered a quintessentially 'popular' author, John Buchan was a writer of fiction, journalism, philosophy and Scottish history. By examining his engagement with empire, psychoanalysis and propaganda, the contributors to this volume place Buchan at the centre of the debate between popular culture and the modernist elite.

chapter |16 pages


ByKate Macdonald, Nathan Waddell

chapter |13 pages

A Very Modern Experiment: John Buchan and Rhodesia

ByStephen Donovan

chapter |13 pages

John Buchan, Myth and Modernism

ByDouglas Kerr

chapter |14 pages

John Buchan and the American Pulp Magazines

ByPatrick Scott Belk