Alder, E. William Hope Hodgson's borderlands: monstrosity, other worlds, and the future at the fin de siècle. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3597
William Hope Hodgson has generally been understood as the author of several atmospheric sea-horror stories and two powerful but flawed horror science fiction novels. There has...
Alder, E. (2015, September). “Not same. Not different, either”: Ways of knowing and Ruth Ozeki’s A Tale for the Time Being. Paper presented at ASLE-UKI, Cambridge
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
Alder, E. (2009, July). Genetic imperialism and reverse vampirism in Stephen Donaldson's Gap series. Paper presented at Monstrous Media/ Spectral Subjects, University of Lancaster
Alder, E. (2008, September). Psychic touches and the psychic detective: physical manifetations of the supernatural in Algernon Blackwood and William Hope Hodgson. Paper presented at Ninth Annual Conference of the British Association for Victorian Studies, University of Leicester
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
Alder, E., & Wasson, S. (2010). Introduction: Gothic Science Fiction 1980-2010. In Gothic Science Fiction 1980-2010Liverpool University Press. doi:10.5949/liverpool/9781846317071.003.0001
This Introduction introduces Gothic science fiction as a genre and discusses the text as a project to examine Gothic science fiction historically as well as to distinguish its...
Alder, E. (2010). Ruined Skin: Gothic Genetics and Human Identity in Stephen Donaldson’s Gap cycle. In S. Wasson, & E. Alder (Eds.), Gothic Science Fiction 1980-2010Liverpool University Press. doi:10.5949/liverpool/9781846317071.003.0008
This chapter offers a literary criticism of Stephen Donaldson's novel Gap. It discusses that transfiguration of the body, through the study of molecular biology and genetic en...