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Simpson, K. C. S. H. Rider Haggard, Theophilus Shepstone and the Zikali trilogy: A Revisionist Approach to Haggard’s African Fiction. (Thesis)
The history that H. Rider Haggard writes about in his imperial adventure romance fiction is neither collusive nor consensual with the Zulu who are often the focus of his novel...
Schwan, A. (2019, April). Creativity Behind the Barbed Wire: Irony, Humour and Masculinity in the Internment Camp Newspaper ‘Stobsiade’ (1915-1919). Presented at Professorial Lecture, Edinburgh Napier University
Schwan, A. (2018, November). 'A Night at Stobs'. Presented at The Internment Research Centre (IRC) opening
Presentation on the occasion of the Internment Research Centre (IRC) opening, Hawick, Scotland
Schwan, A. (2018, August). ‘A Night at Stobs’ and the Politics of Commemoration: Between the Local and the Global. Paper presented at 81st Meeting of the Association for German Studies in Great Britain and Ireland (AGS)
Paper presented at 81st Meeting of the Association for German Studies in Great Britain and Ireland (AGS), Lead Panel on Anniversary Capital, Bangor, Wales
Lyall, S. (2016, August). "Fiery Speech": Vision and Violence in the Poetry of W. B. Yeats and Patrick Pearse. Paper presented at ESSE 2016
This paper examines the work of two of the main protagonists behind the cultural and political revival of Ireland in the early twentieth century, W. B. Yeats and Patrick Pears...
Neill, C. (2015, March). ‘Repetition / Interpretation / Failure: Towards an Ethics of Discourse Analysis’. Presented at Manchester University, Discursive Practice Workshop., Manchester
"Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better." Embarking from Beckett's famous lines from Worstward Ho, this paper considers the import of the quota...
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...
Frayn, A., & Phillips, T. (2018). Introduction: War and Memory. Journal of War and Culture Studies, 11(3), 181-191. doi:10.1080/17526272.2018.1490075
This introduction situates the articles in this journal issue within recent scholarship about war and memory. The plethora of available terminology is addressed, tracing memo...
Frayn, A. (2018). Social Remembering, Disenchantment and First World War Literature, 1918–1930. Journal of War and Culture Studies, 11(3), 192-208. https://doi.org/10.1080/17526272.2018.1490072
The way that the First World War would be remembered was yet to be solidified in the years immediately after the Armistice and peace treaties. Using key case studies from the...
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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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
Schwan, A. (2010). Introduction - Reading and Writing in Prison. Critical Survey, 23(3), (1-5). doi:10.3167/cs.2011.230301. ISSN 0011-1570
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Special issue of Critical Survey - Reading and Writing in Prison. Anne Schwan is guest editor.
Schwan, A. (2016). Book Review of "Crimelights: Scottish Crime Writing - Then and Now", ed. by Frauke Reitmeier and Kirsten Sandrock. Scottish Literary Review, 8(2), 176-178
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...