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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

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 ...

“It was in that way that we used to talk, in July, 1914, of Armageddon”: Wartime in Ford Madox Ford’s Parade’s End Tetralogy

Book Chapter
Frayn, A. (in press)
“It was in that way that we used to talk, in July, 1914, of Armageddon”: Wartime in Ford Madox Ford’s Parade’s End Tetralogy. In Literature and Modern TimeBasingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-29278-2
No abstract available.

Ford and the First World War

Book Chapter
Frayn, A. (2018)
Ford and the First World War. In The Routledge Research Companion to Ford Madox FordTaylor & Francis
This chapter surveys Ford Madox Ford's writings about war. He was conscious of war writing by the beginning of the twentieth century via his friendship with Stephen Crane; th...

Our Progeny’s Monsters: Frankenstein Retold for Children in Picturebooks and Graphic Novels

Book Chapter
Alder, E. (2018)
Our Progeny’s Monsters: Frankenstein Retold for Children in Picturebooks and Graphic Novels. In Global Frankenstein, 209-225. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-78142-6
Frankenstein is surprisingly well-suited to stories aimed at children and is often adapted for young readerships. This essay explores why, through a focus on graphic narrative...

German Military Internees Writing the First World War: Gender, Irony and Humour in the Camp Newspaper Stobsiade

Book Chapter
Schwan, A. (in press)
German Military Internees Writing the First World War: Gender, Irony and Humour in the Camp Newspaper Stobsiade. In C. Westall, & M. Kelly (Eds.), Prison Writing and the Literary WorldAbingdon: Taylor & Francis
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Introduction to H.G Wells "The War of the Worlds" and "The War in the Air"

Book Chapter
Frayn, A. (2017)
Introduction to H.G Wells "The War of the Worlds" and "The War in the Air". In A. Frayn (Ed.), The War of the Worlds and The War in the AirWordsworth Editions
Published a decade apart and spanning the turn of the twentieth century, The War of the Worlds (1898) and The War in the Air (1908) are brought together in one volume for the ...

Scottish Orientalism and the Bengal Renaissance: An Introduction

Book Chapter
Fraser, B. (2017)
Scottish Orientalism and the Bengal Renaissance: An Introduction. In T. Mukherjee, A. Sen, & B. Fraser (Eds.), Scottish Orientalism and the Bengal Renaissance: The Continuum of Ideas, 1-14. Luath Press
The historical relationship between Scotland and India is a relatively unexplored part of colonial history. This project seeks to re-examine the interchange of ideas initiated...

These Shadows, These Ghosts

Book Chapter
Lam, L. (2017)
These Shadows, These Ghosts. In H. McDaid, & L. Jones (Eds.), Nasty WomenEdinburgh: 404 INK
With intolerance and inequality increasingly normalised by the day, it's more important than ever to share real experiences and hold the truth to account in the midst of sensa...

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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