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
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). Hugh MacDiarmid and the British State. The Bottle Imp. ISSN 1754-1514
Wasson, S. (2014). Recalcitrant Tissue: Organ Transfer and the Struggle for Narrative Control. In J. Edwards (Ed.), Technologies of the Gothic in Literature and Culture: Technogothics, 99-112. Routledge
The Gothic has long been interested in failed communities, the snapping or violating of ties between kin or neighbours. As the Gothic mutates into new forms today, it is incre...
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
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Schwan, A. (2014). Convict Voices: Women, Class and Writing about Prison in Nineteenth-Century England. University of New Hampshire Press
In this lively study of the development and transformation of voices of female offenders in nineteenth-century England, Anne Schwan analyzes a range of colorful sources, inclu...
Wasson, S. (2014). Scalpel and Metaphor: The Ceremony of Organ Harvest in Gothic Science Fiction. Gothic Studies. 17, 104-123. doi:10.7227/GS.17.1.8. ISSN 1362-7937
In organ transfer, tissue moves through a web of language. Metaphors reclassify the tissue to enable its redeployment, framing the process for practitioners and public. The pr...
Frayn, A. (2014). Richard Aldington’s Images, the Metropolis and the Masses. Modernist Cultures. 9, 260-281. doi:10.3366/mod.2014.0086. ISSN 2041-1022
Richard Aldington’s city poems in the latter part of his 1915 collection Images
are concerned with the masses who inhabit the modern city. Aldington is
at pains to stress his ...
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
Lyall, S. (2014). ‘That ancient self’: Scottish Modernism’s Counter-Renaissance. European Journal of English Studies, 18(1), (73-85). doi:10.1080/13825577.2014.881106. ISSN 1382-5577
This essay argues that the twentieth-century movement of literary and cultural revival known as the Scottish Renaissance was, like the Irish Revival lead by W.B. Yeats, a coun...
Wasson, S. (2013). Gothic Cities and Suburbs, 1880-present. In G. Byron, & D. Townshend (Eds.), The Gothic World, 132-142. Routledge
Alder, E. (2013). 'Kraken'. In J. Weinstock (Ed.), The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic MonstersAshgate
Fraser, B. (2013). An emigre at home. In S. Mallik (Ed.), Images of Life: Creative and other Forms of WritingThe Book World
Frayn, A. (2013). Writing disenchantment: British First World War Prose, 1914-30. Manchester University Press. doi:10.7228/manchester/9780719089220.001.0001
This book argues that disenchantment is not only a response to wartime experience, but a condition of modernity with a language that finds extreme expression in First World Wa...
Lyall, S. (2013). 'The Kailyard's Ghost: community in modern Scottish fiction'. In I. Brown, & J. Berton (Eds.), Roots and Fruits of Scottish Culture: Scottish Identities, History and Contemporary Literature, 82-96. Glasgow: Association for Scottish Literary Studies