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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. (2020)
Pagan Modernism: First World War and Spiritual Revival in Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s Sunset Song and Neil M. Gunn’s Highland River. In D. A. Rennie (Ed.), Scottish Literature and World War I (180-199). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press
Abstract not available.

Scottish Modernism and the “Renaissance”

Book Chapter
Lyall, S. (in press)
Scottish Modernism and the “Renaissance”. In I. Duncan (Ed.), The Cambridge History of Scottish Literature. Cambridge University Press
No abstract available. Forthcoming 2022.

The novel between the wars

Book Chapter
Lyall, S. (in press)
The novel between the wars. In I. Duncan (Ed.), The Cambridge History of Scottish Literature. Cambridge University Press
No abstract available. Forthcoming 2022.

Modernist Scottish Women Writers [Website]

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

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. The Conversation

Hugh MacDiarmid and the Scottish Literary Renaissance

Book Chapter
Lyall, S. (in press)
Hugh MacDiarmid and the Scottish Literary Renaissance. In The Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Scottish Literature. Wiley-Blackwell
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, or the Troublesome Nature of Scottish Modernism

Presentation / Conference
Lyall, S. (2019, June)
Nan Shepherd, or the Troublesome Nature of Scottish Modernism. Paper presented at Troublesome Modernisms: British Association for Modernist Studies International Conference, Kings College, London

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, NUI Galway, Ireland
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,
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Scottish Gothic: A Scientist’s Companion

2021 - date
Victoria Elliott | Director of Studies: Dr Emily Alder | Second Supervisor: Dr Scott Lyall

The operatic canon and gender non-conforming (GNC) characters

2021 - date
Ali Mcgowan | Director of Studies: Dr John Hails | Second Supervisor: Dr Sarah Artt

Hip-hop pedagogy in Scotland as early intervention in mainstream and community education

2020 - date
Rebecca Wallace | Director of Studies: Dr Dave Hook | Second Supervisor: Dr Paul Harkins

Exploring the history and cultural representation of capital punishment in Scotland

2019 - 2020
Simon McFadden | Director of Studies: Prof Anne Schwan | Second Supervisor: Dr Katrina Morrison

The Making of a Nation in Pre and Post Independence 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 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 have s...
Anna Klamet | Director of Studies: Prof Alistair Mccleery

Robert Louis Stevenson and the emergence of Modernism

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

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Dr Scott Lyall awarded RSE Network Grant

15 December 2020
Dr Scott Lyall (PI) has been awarded a Network Grant from the Royal Society of Edinburgh to found and facilitate a Scottish Revival Network. He will collaborate with Dr Michael Shaw (CI) of the Univer...

Dr Scott Lyall is a guest speaker on Times Radio

10 August 2020
Dr Scott Lyall was an invited guest speaker on Times Radio Breakfast Show, interviewed by Stig Abell, to discuss the Scottish poet Hugh MacDiarmid on the anniversary of his birth. Born in Langholm on...

Dr Scott Lyall publishes an article in The Conversation on Nan Shepherd.

28 August 2019
‘The Living Mountain: in an age of ecological crisis, Nan Shepherd’s nature writing is more relevant than ever’. Article in The Conversation, published 29 August 2019

Dr Scott Lyall wins RSE grant to study the work of Scottish writer, Nan Shepherd.

1 February 2019
Dr Scott Lyall has won a grant from the Royal Society of Edinburgh to study the work of Scottish writer, Nan Shepherd.

Scott Lyall makes presentation at Saltire Literary Awards

24 November 2016
At the Saltire Literary Awards in Edinburgh's Central Hall, Dr Scott Lyall presented the Ross Roy Medal to Dr Craig Lamont of the University of Glasgow for the best PhD in Scottish Literature in 2016.

Dr Scott Lyall wins a Carnegie Research Incentive Grant.

31 July 2016
Dr Scott Lyall wins a Carnegie Research Incentive Grant to study the work of Irish writers such as W. B. Yeats and Patrick Pearse.

Publishes new book: Community in Modern Scottish Literature

18 May 2016
Publishes new book: Community in Modern Scottish Literature (Leiden | Boston: Brill | Rodopi, 2016), 304pp.