Fraser, B. (2018). A Sojourner's Calcutta: Through the Colonial Lens. In B. Fraser, T. Mukherjee, & A. Sen (Eds.), Scottish Orientalism and the Bengal Renaissance: The Continuum of Ideas, 30-47. Edinburgh, Scotland: Luath Press
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Fraser, B. & Riach, A. (Eds.). (2017). Thaali Katori: An Anthology of Scottish South Asian Poetry. ISBN 978-1912147090
Thali Katori brings together two words that celebrate difference, acknowledge the need for the sensitive appreciation of difference, the virtues of complementarity and the nou...
Fraser, B., & Riach, A. (2017). Introduction. In Thali Katori: An Anthology of Scottish and South Asian Poetry, 17-29. Edinburgh: Luath Press
T. Mukherjee, A. Sen, & B. Fraser (Eds.), (2017). Scottish Orientalism and the Bengal Renaissance: An Introduction
The historical relationship between Scotland and India is a relatively unexplored part of colonial history. This project seeks to re-examine the interchange of ideas initiated...
B. Fraser, T. Mukherjee, & A. Sen (Eds.), (2017). Confluence of Minds: The Rabindranath Tagore and Patrick Geddes Reader on Education and Environment
This collection of seminal correspondences between Indian Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore and Scottish polymath Robert Geddes are testimony to a great friendship and an eve...
Fraser, B. (2017). Rabindranath Tagore: An Introduction to their Ideas on Education and the Environment. In B. Fraser, T. Mukherjee, & A. Sen (Eds.), Confluence of Minds: The Rabindranath Tagore and Patrick Geddes Reader on Education and Environment, 1-13. Edinburgh, Scotland: Luath Press
Fraser, B. (2017). The Homing Bird. Devonshire, UK: Indigo Dreams Publishing
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Fraser, B. (2016). The Spirit of India: An Exploration of Rabindranath Tagore’s and Mahatma Gandhi’s Ideas on Nationalism. In K. Tuteja, & K. Chakraborty (Eds.), Tagore and Nationalism, 245-256. BioMed Central. doi:10.1007/978-81-322-3696-2_16
Rabindranath’s stand on the ideas of nation and nationalism has become a part of a national debate that often left him isolated and misunderstood in his own country. This pape...
Fraser, B. (2016). The Man of Faith: Tagore on Social Inclusion. In Knotkova-Capkova, B. (Ed.). Tagore on Discriminations: Representing the Unrepresented(1). ISBN 978-80-87956-31-1
Community in Modern Scottish Literature, 214-234. Brill Rodopi. doi:10.1163/9789004317451_013
This chapter examines the poetry of Scottish South Asians, the "New Scots" who bring a whole history of displacement, dislocation and relocation with them, as their memory of...
Fraser, B. (2014). Poems. In Six Seasons ReviewThe University Press Limited (UPL)
Fraser, B. (2014). Tagore on the Creative Principle. In I. Chaudhuri (Ed.), Tagore's Vision of the Contemporary WorldHaranand Publications/ICCR
Fraser, B. (2014). Letters to my Mother and other Mothers. Luath Press Ltd
A book of original poems.
Fraser, B. (2014). Rabindranath Tagore's Global Vision. Literature compass. 12, 161-172. doi:10.1111/lic3.12231. ISSN 1741-4113
This ‘Introduction’ to a special issue on Rabindranath Tagore affirms his position as an Indian Renaissance man and assesses his stature as a leading world writer, philosopher...
Fraser, B. (2014). 'Parapar O Bibadbhumi: Deshbhager Galpe Anatmabodh'. In M. K. Mandal (Ed.), Deshbhager Sahitya: Smriti, Satwa O Sangrup (The Bengal Partition) in BengaliGangchil
Fraser, B. (2013). An emigre at home. In S. Mallik (Ed.), Images of Life: Creative and other Forms of WritingThe Book World
Fraser, B. (2013). Introduction to "Images of Life: Creative and Other Forms of Writing". In S. Mallik (Ed.), Images of Life: Creative and Other Forms of WritingThe Book World
Fraser, B. (2013). Indian Writing in English. In EncyclopeadiaSahitya Akad
Fraser, B. (2013). A.P.C.Ray: A Renaissance Man. In Sir P.C.Ray: The Father of Indian Chemistry, Phlanthropist and EntrepreneurIndian Science News Association
Fraser, B. (2014). poem:Mariam. Café Dissensus. ISSN 2373-177X
A poem on public execution.
Fraser, B. (2013). The Scottish Jutewallah: a Study of Transnational Positioning in Personal Narratives. In C. Sassi, & T. van Heijnsbergen (Eds.), Within and Without Empire: Scotland Across the (Post)colonial Borderline,, 136-149. Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Fraser, B. (2012). A skipping game. In D. Chatterjee, & B. D'Arcy (Eds.), Lets' Play: Poems about Sports and Games from Around the WorldFrances Lincoln Children's Books
Fraser, B. (2012). Beyond binarism: the agency of the writer at the crossroads of change. Scottish Affairs., 1-16. ISSN 0966-0356
Inaugural lecture as professor in the Scottish Centre of Tagore Studies, March 2013
Fraser, B. (2011). Mutual appreciation: Tagore on nation and nationalism. In B. Chakraborty, & K. R. Rajat (Eds.), Rabindranath Tagore Commemorative VolumeVisva-Bharati Press
Fraser, B. (2011). This Great Meeting of World Humanity: Tagore on Education. In Rabindranath Tagore: A Timeless Mind, 118-125. The Tagore Centre
Fraser, B. (2010). "Our Little Life is Rounded with Sleep": The Scottish presence in Andrew Greig's "In Another Light" and Amitav Ghosh's "The Hungry Tide". In M. Gardiner, G. Macdonald, & N. O'Gallagher (Eds.), Scottish Literature and Postcolonial Literature, 210-221. Edinburgh University Press
Fraser, B., & Chitrakar, G. (2009). Scots beneath the Banyan Tree: stories from Bengal. Luath Press
A collaborative project with a folk artist's scrolls telling the stories of Scots who have become iconic figures in Bengal. Each scroll is accompanied by the story in prose an...
Fraser, B. (2008). From the Ganga to the Tay. Luath Press
From The Ganga to the Tay is an epic poem in which the Indian River Ganges and the Scottish River Tay, the largest waterways in their countries, relate the historical importan...
Fraser, B. (2005). Bengal partition stories: an unclosed chapter. Anthem Press
This book throws new light on post-colonial evaluations of the Partition and its effect on eastern India. Until very recently, a striking state of ‘near silence’ has existed c...
Fraser, B. (2005). Is this a Brave New World? A postcolonial review of The Tempest. In G. Tapati, & B. Salil (Eds.), To Times in Hope: Essays in Memory of Professor S.C. Sengupta, 111-120. Blue Pencil
Fraser, B. (2004). A meeting of two minds: the Geddes-Tagore letters. Word Power Books
This seminal correspondence is a testimony to a great friendship, showing how 'The Twain', the East and West, can indeed meet. In the compiled letters, one can see how Patrick...
Fraser, B. (2004). Just One Diwali Night. Dasgupta & Co Pvt Ltd
Fraser, B. (2003). Tartan & Turban. Luath Press
(2003). D. Chatterjee, & B. Fraser (Eds.), Rainbow World: Poems from many cultures. Hodder
This work is an authoritative collection of poems from other cultures for the 21st century. Poets included range from Valerie Bloom, Jackie Kay, Benjamin Zephaniah, Lemn Sissa...
Fraser, B. (2000). With best wishes from Edinburgh: an Indian edition. Writers Workshop
Fraser, B. (1999). Edinburgh: an Intimate City, an illustrated anthology of contemporary poetry on Edinburgh. Department of Recreation, City of Edinburgh Council
Fraser, B. (1996). Life. Diehard Publishers
Fraser, B. (1991). Robert Frost: antithesis reconciled in a study of his language. Indian journal of American studies. 22. ISSN 0019-5030
Fraser, B. (1987). James Joyce's Eveline: linguistic patterning and some thematic Interpretations. Journal of Department of English. 23, 40
Fraser, B. (2013). Reflections on Nation and narration from the perspective of a 'New Scot' in Scotland. In Muller, K. P. (Ed.). Scotland 2014 and Beyond - Coming of Age and Loss of Innocence?ISBN 9783631655719
Fraser, B. (2013). The Homing Bird
Fraser, B. A meeting of two minds; the relevance of Patrick Geddes and Rabindranath Tagore today.. Paper presented at IAFOR ACAH Conference, Osaka, Japan. (Unpublished)
Fraser, B. Tagore on the creative principle.. Paper presented at Tagore's Vision of the Contemporary World, Azad Bhawan, New Delhi, India. (Unpublished)
Fraser, B. The Scotland-India links traced in 'From the Ganga to the Tay'.. Paper presented at Bharat Making Britain, AHRC Conference, British Library, London. (Unpublished)
Fraser, B. Tracing a Writer’s Journey: exploring the links between Japan, Scotland and India through poetry.. Paper presented at IAFOR LibrAsia Confence, Osaka, Japan. (Unpublished)
a) trace the exchange of ideas and people between Scotland and India from mid-nineteenth to mid-twentieth century
(b) reaffirm the relevance of the work and ideas of Tagore and his circle
To support work on Rabindranath Tagore and to establish a Scottish Centre of Tagore Studies (ScoTs).
To run a series of events to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Rabindranath Tagore.To heighten awareness of plans to set up a Scottish Centre of Tagore Studies at Edinburgh Napier.
This thesis provides a comparative analysis of the way contemporary processes of global change...