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Pagan Modernism: First World War and Spiritual Revival in Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s Sunset Song and Neil M. Gunn’s Highland River

Book Chapter
Lyall, S. (in press)
Pagan Modernism: First World War and Spiritual Revival in Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s Sunset Song and Neil M. Gunn’s Highland River. In Scottish Literature and World War OneEdinburgh: Edinburgh University Press

Modernist Scottish Women Writers

Digital Artefact
Lyall, S., Simpson, K., & Thompson, T. (2019)
Modernist Scottish Women Writers

The Living Mountain: in an age of ecological crisis, Nan Shepherd’s nature writing is more relevant than ever

Other
Lyall, S. (2019)
The Living Mountain: in an age of ecological crisis, Nan Shepherd’s nature writing is more relevant than ever

Hugh MacDiarmid and the Scottish Literary Revival

Book Chapter
Lyall, S. (in press)
Hugh MacDiarmid and the Scottish Literary Revival. In The Blackwell Companion to Scottish LiteratureBlackwell
This chapter will examine the so-called revival of Scottish literature in the period from the First World War to the beginning of the Second World War. One main focus will be ...

Nan Shepherd, Scotland and the nature of rural modernism.

Presentation / Conference
Lyall, S. (2019, May)
Nan Shepherd, Scotland and the nature of rural modernism. Presented at Modernist Legacies and Futures: Modernist Studies Ireland inaugural conference
No abstract available.

Minor Modernisms: The Scottish Renaissance and the Translation of German-language Modernism

Journal Article
Lyall, S. (2019)
Minor Modernisms: The Scottish Renaissance and the Translation of German-language Modernism. Modernist Cultures, 14(2), 213-235. https://doi.org/10.3366/mod.2019.0251
Germany has been epitomised in the twentieth century as Britain’s main rival and adversary. Yet Scottish modernists were influenced by Germany and German-language modernism to...

‘The Wealth of the Nation: Scotland, Culture and Independence’ by Cairns Craig

Journal Article
Lyall, S. (2018)
‘The Wealth of the Nation: Scotland, Culture and Independence’ by Cairns Craig. The Bottle Imp,

Scotland’s Top Ten & the Inadequacy of a National Canon: Alasdair Gray’s Lanark (1981)

Journal Article
Lyall, S. (2017)
Scotland’s Top Ten & the Inadequacy of a National Canon: Alasdair Gray’s Lanark (1981). Studies in Scottish literature, 43(2),
Discusses the healthy overlap in the recent BBC Scotland poll on Scotland's Favourite Novel between popular appeal and critical recognition; judges Gray's Lanark as "Scotland'...

Seeking God by strange ways: Symbolism and the Irish Revival

Presentation / Conference
Lyall, S. (2017, December)
Seeking God by strange ways: Symbolism and the Irish Revival. Paper presented at EUROPEAN REVIVALS CONFERENCE V – CULTURAL MYTHOLOGIES AROUND 1900, Edinburgh, Scotland
This paper will argue that the Irish Revival of the late nineteenth, early twentieth century was first-and-foremost a Symbolist movement. Focusing on the writing, thought and ...

Introduction: ‘Tenshillingland’: Community and Commerce, Myth and Madness in the Modern Scottish Novel

Book Chapter
Lyall, S. (2016)
Introduction: ‘Tenshillingland’: Community and Commerce, Myth and Madness in the Modern Scottish Novel. In S. Lyall (Ed.), Community in Modern Scottish Literature, 1-24. Brill Academic Publishers. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004317451_002
While ‘community’ as a concept has come under increasing attack in a neoliberal era, it has remained in Scotland a mythic, though not unexamined, signifier of resistance to pe...
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Exploring the history and cultural representation of capital punishment in Scotland

2019 - date
Simon McFadden | Director of Studies: Prof Anne Schwan | Second Supervisor: Dr Katrina Morrison

The making of a nation in Pre and Post Independent Indian poetry in English

2018 - date
Usha Kishore | Director of Studies: Dr Scott Lyall | Second Supervisor: Prof Bashabi Fraser

Work on the move: mobilities of creativity and design ideation

2018 - date
Associate Professor Richard Firth | Director of Studies: Prof Chris Atton | Second Supervisor: Dr Paul Thompson

'The dreadfil tides of a new and incomprehensible life': rural modernity and watchfulness in early twentieth-century Scottish women's writing

2016 - date
Helena Roots | Director of Studies: Dr Scott Lyall | Second Supervisor: Dr Tara Thomson

The future is unwritten. E-publishing in the small nations of Europe: A comparative approach to policy frameworks and small business strategies

2015 - date
After years of rapid e-book market share growth, sales h...
Anna Klamet | Director of Studies: Prof Alistair Mccleery

Robert Louis Stevenson: Genre, Reputation, Influence

2014 - date
Duncan Milne | Director of Studies: Prof Linda Dryden | Second Supervisor: Dr Scott Lyall

Marginalisation vs. emancipation: the (new) woman question in Dollie Radford's diary and poetry

2012 - 2015
Hadeel Azhar | Director of Studies: Prof Linda Dryden | Second Supervisor: Prof Anne Schwan

In the best interests of the country: The American Film Institute and philanthropic support for American experimental and independent cinema in the 1960s

2005 - 2013
In the mid-1960s and early 1970s, experimental ...
Gracia Ramirez | Director of Studies: Dr C. Paul Sellors | Second Supervisor: Roberta McGrath