Alder, E. (2013, April). The first law of time travel: The Time Machine and thermodynamics. Paper presented at British Society for Literature and Science Annual Conference, University of Cardiff
Critical analyses of H. G. Wells’s The Time Machine (1895) have attended closely to themes of biology, such as evolutionary degeneration, but those of physics have not been tr...
Alder, E. (2011, August). Gothic at sea: ships, revenants, and the liminal realm of the ocean. Paper presented at Gothic limits / Gothic Ltd.’: 10th Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association. 2-5 August 2011., University of Heidelberg, Germany
Many aspects of the ocean deep remain obscure to modern science and exploration, and in literature it has always been an area of mystery, sometimes of horror. Foucault’s chara...
Alder, E. (2011, January). How to avoid extinction: closed systems and the struggle for existence. Paper presented at British Society for Literature and Science Annual Conference, Cambridge University
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.
Alder, E. (2017). Through Oceans Darkly: Sea Literature and the Nautical Gothic. Gothic Studies, 19(2), (1-15). doi:10.7227/gs.0025. ISSN 1362-7937
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Alder, E. (2017). (Re)encountering monsters: animals in early-twentieth-century weird fiction. Textual Practice, 31(6), (1083-1100). doi:10.1080/0950236x.2017.1358686. ISSN 0950-236X
Early twentieth century weird tales occupy an important place in the development of genre fictions. Among the innovations they contribute are new forms of monsters, diverging ...
Alder, E. (2014). The dark mythos of the sea: William Hope Hodgson’s transformation of maritime legends. In M. Berruti, S. T. Joshi, & S. Gafford (Eds.), William Hope Hodgson: Voices from the BorderlandHippocampus Press
Alder, E. (2013). 'Kraken'. In J. Weinstock (Ed.), The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic MonstersAshgate
Alder, E. (2013). 'Sea Monsters'. In J. Weinstock (Ed.), The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic MonstersAshgate
Wasson, S., & Alder, E. (2010). Gothic Science Fiction 1980 - 2010. Liverpool University Press