Fraser, B. (2017). The Homing Bird. Devonshire, UK: Indigo Dreams Publishing
No abstract availablle.
Fraser, B. (2016). The Spirit of India: An Exploration of Rabindranath Tagore’s and Mahatma Gandhi’s Ideas on Nationalism. In K. Tuteja, & K. Chakraborty (Eds.), Tagore and Nationalism, 245-256. BioMed Central. doi:10.1007/978-81-322-3696-2_16
Rabindranath’s stand on the ideas of nation and nationalism has become a part of a national debate that often left him isolated and misunderstood in his own country. This pape...
Frayn, A. (2016). “Now – Well, Look at the Chart”: Mapping, Maps and Literature. In S. D. Brunn, & M. Dodge (Eds.), Mapping Across Academia, 259-285. Dordrecht: Springer Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-94-024-1011-2_13
This chapter examines the resistance in literary criticism to making maps. Literary analysis is deeply invested in the construction of space and associated theories, but these...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
The project pursues three main aims and objectives:
1. Address desideratum: During the First World War, many communities in Britain and its Empire hosted internment camps for military Prisoners of Wa...
This collaborative project with University of Edinburgh, will focus on the design and development of an interface, which will be accessible online, via mobile phones and tablets, and via large touchsc...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
This research will explore the religious and spiritual ideas governing the Irish Revival, especially as these were manifested in the work, thought and life of Yeats and Pearse.
Lam, L. (2016). Pantomime. London, UK: Pan MacMillan
In a land of lost wonders, the past is stirring once more . . .
Gene's life resembles a debutante's dream. Yet she hides a secret that would see her shunned by the nobility. ...
Keeble, A. (2016). Blake Schwarzenbach and the anxieties of American punk rock: 1991–present. Punk and Post Punk, 5(3), (295-310). doi:10.1386/punk.5.3.295_1. ISSN 2044-1983
This article argues that Blake Schwarzenbach was a pivotal figure in the evolution of American punk from the early 1990s. Schwarzenbach’s journey as a punk figure has exemplif...
S. Lyall (Ed.), (2016). Community in Modern Scottish Literature
Community in Modern Scottish Literature is the first book to examine representations and theories of community in Scottish writing of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries ...
Frayn, A. (2015). What a victory it might have been”: C. E. Montague and the First World War. In T. Tate, & K. Kennedy (Eds.), The Silent Morning: Culture and Memory After the Armistice, 131-148. Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press
Discusses Montague's post-war prose work in terms of peace and silence.
Dryden, L. (2015). Joseph Conrad and H. G. Wells: The Fin de Siecle Literary Scene. Palgrave
This is the first sustained examination of of the literary friendship between Conrad and Wells. Drawing upon archival research, diaries, letters and a close analysis of texts,...
Frayn, A. (2015). Ford and the First World War. In A. Chantler, & R. Hawkes (Eds.), An Introduction to Ford Madox Ford, 121-133. Ashgate Publishing Ltd
S. Lyall (Ed.), (2015). The International Companion to Lewis Grassic Gibbon
Lewis Grassic Gibbon (James Leslie Mitchell), the author of the acclaimed trilogy A Scots Quair – Sunset Song, Cloud Howe and Grey Granite – is one of the most important Scott...
Lyall, S. (2015). The battle for civilisation in Gibbon’s science fiction. In The International Companion to Lewis Grassic Gibbon, 119-132. Glasgow: Association for Scottish Literary Studies
Lyall, S. (2015). Hugh MacDiarmid and the British State. The Bottle Imp,
(2015). The Wire and America's Dark Corners: Critical Essays. ISBN 0786479183
No abstract available.
Dymock, E., & Lyall, S. (2014). The Poetry of Modernity (1870–1950). In C. Sassi (Ed.), The International Companion to Scottish PoetryGlasgow: Association for Scottish Literary Studies
Lyall, S. (2014). 'Hauntings of Celticism': Fionn Mac Colla and the Myth of History. Literature and History, 23(2), 51-66. https://doi.org/10.7227/LH.23.2.4
Fionn Mac Colla’s ideas of history can be characterised as postcolonial in their critique of historical determinism, Cartesian dualism and Whig progressivism. He utilises his ...
a) trace the exchange of ideas and people between Scotland and India from mid-nineteenth to mid-twentieth century
(b) reaffirm the relevance of the work and ideas of Tagore and his circle
World War 1 At Home provides a rich collection of material, enhanced with audio and video clips, that casts new light on what was happening in the UK and Ireland during 1914 to 1918. It highlights the...
Scottish Funding Council
The Scottish Literary Pub Tour has been operating successfully since its inception in 1996 however the company would now like to utilise new technology to widen the scope of the tour and attract a bro...
To support work on Rabindranath Tagore and to establish a Scottish Centre of Tagore Studies (ScoTs).
Funding for presentation of paper at Conference
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.
To raise the profile of Rabindranath Tagore in Scotland. To establish a basis for the launch of the Scottish Centre of Tagore Studies (ScoTs).
Convict Voices: Women & Prison Writing in the Long 19th Century investigates 19th century prison writing and other discursive spaces where convict voices could emerge. As prison populations are reachi...
Publishes chapter in collection Mapping Across Academia
29 June 2016
Publishes new book: Community in Modern Scottish Literature (Leiden | Boston: Brill | Rodopi, 2016), 304pp.
18 May 2016
Published article 'Postfeminism Meets the Women in Prison Genre: Privilege and Spectatorship in Orange Is the New Black'. Television & New Media (Sage, 2016).
11 May 2016
Linda Dryden along with Lucille Bluefield has secured charity funding for former student Helena Roots to pursue a PhD within CLAW.
23 February 2016
Linda Dryden and Lucille Bluefield have secured funding for former student Helena Roots to study for a PhD in CLAW.
National Library of Scotland
15 November 2018
The National Archives, Kew.
9 March 2018
Friday, 23 February, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:30
G.06 50 George Square Central Area
23 February 2018
Merchiston Campus C83a.
20 February 2018
Erewash Museum, Ilkeston, Derbyshire.
8 February 2018
50 George Square
EH8 9LH United Kingdom
24 November 2017
The Project Room
50 George Square
EH8 9LH United Kingdom
18 November 2017
St. Augustine's Church, Edinburgh
13 November 2017
Perth, Kilgraston School
26 October 2017
Charlotte Square, Edinburgh.
22 August 2017
Charlotte Square, Edinburgh
15 August 2017
Bosco Theatre (George Street), Edinburgh International Book Festival, Edinburgh.
14 August 2017
Merchiston B2 3.30-5pm
21 June 2017
1 March 2017
Edinburgh, Merchiston Castle School
24 January 2017