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Alder, E. William Hope Hodgson's borderlands: monstrosity, other worlds, and the future at the fin de siècle. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3597
William Hope Hodgson has generally been understood as the author of several atmospheric sea-horror stories and two powerful but flawed horror science fiction novels. There has...
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
Alder, E. (2013, April). The first law of time travel: The Time Machine and thermodynamics. Paper presented at British Society for Literature and Science Annual Conference, University of Cardiff
Critical analyses of H. G. Wells’s The Time Machine (1895) have attended closely to themes of biology, such as evolutionary degeneration, but those of physics have not been tr...
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.
Alder, E. (2011, August). Gothic at sea: ships, revenants, and the liminal realm of the ocean. Paper presented at Gothic limits / Gothic Ltd.’: 10th Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association. 2-5 August 2011., University of Heidelberg, Germany
Many aspects of the ocean deep remain obscure to modern science and exploration, and in literature it has always been an area of mystery, sometimes of horror. Foucault’s chara...
Alder, E. (2011, January). How to avoid extinction: closed systems and the struggle for existence. Paper presented at British Society for Literature and Science Annual Conference, Cambridge University
Alder, E. (2009, July). Genetic imperialism and reverse vampirism in Stephen Donaldson's Gap series. Paper presented at Monstrous Media/ Spectral Subjects, University of Lancaster
Alder, E. (2008, September). Psychic touches and the psychic detective: physical manifetations of the supernatural in Algernon Blackwood and William Hope Hodgson. Paper presented at Ninth Annual Conference of the British Association for Victorian Studies, University of Leicester
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
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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 ...
Alder, E. (2016). Dracula’s Gothic Ship. Irish Journal of Gothic and Horror Studies,
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Alder, E. (2016). Becoming a student of English: students experiences of transition into the first year. Arts and Humanities in Higher Education, (1-19). doi:10.1177/1474022216628303. ISSN 1474-0222
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...
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
Alder, E. (2013). 'Kraken'. In J. Weinstock (Ed.), The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic MonstersAshgate
Alder, E. (2013). 'Sea Monsters'. In J. Weinstock (Ed.), The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic MonstersAshgate
Alder, E. (2012). Urban Gothic. In W. Hughes, D. Punter, & A. Smith (Eds.), Encyclopedia of the GothicBlackwell
The Scottish publishing and printing industries in the nineteenth century left many documentary traces, but most research on the publishing a...
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