Emily Alder

Emily Alder

Dr Emily Alder

Lecturer

Biography

Emily has worked at the University since 2001 and is currently Lecturer in English literature in the School of Arts & Creative Industries. Outside work, Emily is a keen cyclist, hillwalker and ski mountaineer.

Events

Esteem

Conference Activity

  • Nature and the Long Nineteenth Century, February 2010. As a collaboration between our two universities, we initiated, planned, and ran a one-day interdisciplinary postgraduate conference probing the significance of the natural world and its intersections

 

Editorial Activity

  • Assistant Editor for Gothic Studies, the journal of the International Gothic Association

 

Media Activity

  • Interview for BBC Natural Histories

 

Public Engagement Activity

  • Robert Louis Stevenson in the 21st century
  • Cities and Crime in the Long Nineteenth Century

 

Reviewing

  • Peer reviewing for Broadview Press, Liverpool University Press, and Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction.

 

Date


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Weird Fiction and Science at the Fin de Siecle

Book
Alder, E. (2020)
Weird Fiction and Science at the Fin de Siecle. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-32652-4
This book explores how nineteenth-century science stimulated the emergence of weird tales at the fin de siècle, and examines weird fiction by British writers who preceded and ...

Our Progeny’s Monsters: Frankenstein Retold for Children in Picturebooks and Graphic Novels

Book Chapter
Alder, E. (2018)
Our Progeny’s Monsters: Frankenstein Retold for Children in Picturebooks and Graphic Novels. In Global Frankenstein, 209-225. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-78142-6
Frankenstein is surprisingly well-suited to stories aimed at children and is often adapted for young readerships. This essay explores why, through a focus on graphic narrative...

Through Oceans Darkly: Sea Literature and the Nautical Gothic

Journal Article
Alder, E. (2017)
Through Oceans Darkly: Sea Literature and the Nautical Gothic. Gothic Studies, 19(2), 1-15. https://doi.org/10.7227/gs.0025
No abstract available.

(Re)encountering monsters: animals in early-twentieth-century weird fiction

Journal Article
Alder, E. (2017)
(Re)encountering monsters: animals in early-twentieth-century weird fiction. Textual Practice, 31(6), 1083-1100. https://doi.org/10.1080/0950236x.2017.1358686
Early twentieth century weird tales occupy an important place in the development of genre fictions. Among the innovations they contribute are new forms of monsters, diverging ...

Dracula’s Gothic Ship

Journal Article
Alder, E. (2016)
Dracula’s Gothic Ship. Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies,
No abstract available. https://irishgothichorror.files.wordpress.com/2016/02/issue-15-full-final.pdf

Becoming a student of English: students experiences of transition into the first year.

Journal Article
Alder, E. (2016)
Becoming a student of English: students experiences of transition into the first year. Arts and Humanities in Higher Education, 1-19. https://doi.org/10.1177/1474022216628303
This study explored the transition to university as experienced by first-year students of English studies. The first year has been identified by existing research as a critica...

“Not same. Not different, either”: Ways of knowing and Ruth Ozeki’s A Tale for the Time Being.

Presentation / Conference
Alder, E. (2015, September)
“Not same. Not different, either”: Ways of knowing and Ruth Ozeki’s A Tale for the Time Being. Paper presented at ASLE-UKI, Cambridge

'Sea Monsters'.

Book Chapter
Alder, E. (2014)
'Sea Monsters'. In J. Weinstock (Ed.), The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic MonstersAshgate Publishing

The dark mythos of the sea: William Hope Hodgson’s transformation of maritime legends

Book Chapter
Alder, E. (2014)
The dark mythos of the sea: William Hope Hodgson’s transformation of maritime legends. In M. Berruti, S. T. Joshi, & S. Gafford (Eds.), William Hope Hodgson: Voices from the BorderlandHippocampus Press
No abstract available.

'Kraken'.

Book
Alder, E. (2013)
'Kraken'. In J. Weinstock (Ed.), The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic MonstersAshgate

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