Dryden, L. (in press). Joseph Conrad: Transnational Identity in the Fictions of Empire. L'Epoque Conradienne,
Professor Linda Dryden Joseph Conrad was a writer who crossed national boundaries both in his personal life and in his writing, particularly in his early Malay tales and in He...
Dryden, L. (2014). 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,...
Dryden, L. (2012). The Gothic: Detection and Science Fiction. In C. McCracken-Flesher (Ed.), Approaches to Teaching the Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, 96-103. The Modern Languages Association
An essay on how Stevenson fits into the genre of detection and science fiction literature.
To support work on Rabindranath Tagore and to establish a Scottish Centre of Tagore Studies (ScoTs).
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).
Dryden, L. (2012). Review of Matthew Beaumont. The Spectre of Utopia: Utopian and Science Fictions at the Fin de Siecle. Review of English Studies.. doi:10.1093/res/hgt050. ISSN 0034-6551
A review of Matthew Beaumont
Dryden, L. (2009). Conrad and his readers. In A. H. Simmons (Ed.), Joseph Conrad in context, 221-228. Cambridge University Press
This is an essay in a special collection called Conrad in Context. The essay discusses Conrad in the context of late-nineteenth-century reading practices.
Dryden, L. (2009). Introduction. In Stevenson and Conrad: writers of transition, 1-12. Texas Tech University Press
This Introduction assesses Robert Louis Stevenson within the context of the reputation of Joseph Conrad. It discusses the cross-overs between their works, their mutual friends...
(2009). L. Dryden, S. Arata, & E. Massie (Eds.), Stevenson and Conrad: writers of transition. Texas Tech University Press
This edited book is the first complete book-length study to consider the work of Robert Louis Stevenson and Joseph Conrad within the same framework. It contains essays from in...
Dryden, L. (2008). Performing Malaya. In K. Baxter, & R. Hand (Eds.), Joseph Conrad and the performing Arts, 11-28. Ashgate Publishing Ltd
This is an essay in a collection called Conrad and Performance edited by Katherine Baxter and Richard Hand. It discusses how Conrad's characters in his Malay novels perform as...
Dryden, L. (2008). Times indeed are changed: Conrad, "Typhoon" and Pall Mall Magazine. Conradiana. 41, 132-152. doi:10.1353/cnd.2011.0015. ISSN 0010-6356
This is a journal article in a special edited edition of Conradiana. It discusses Joseph Conrad's publishing history prior to and during his relationship with Pall Mall Magazi...
Dryden, L. (2008). Penguin Editions of Conrad: A Review Essay by Linda Dryden. English literature in transition, 1880-1920. 52, 196. ISSN 1559-2715
This is a review essay requested by the Editor of English Literature in Transition. The essay gives an overview of the importance of Joseph Conrad and then discusses the merit...
Dryden, L. (1999). Joseph Conrad and the Imperial Romance. Palgrave MacMillan
Joseph Conrad's early Malay fiction reflects his seafaring experiences in the East and expresses his misgivings about the assumptions of `white superiority', of imperial power...
Dryden, L. (2017). Monomaniacs, evolutionary science and the influence of Stevenson in Wells's The Island of Doctor Moreau. In Hill, R. J. (Ed.). Robert Louis Stevenson and the Great Affair: Movemnet, Memory, and ModernityRobert Louis Stevenson and the Great Affair: Movemnet, Memory, and Modernity: Taylor & Francis (Routledge). ISBN 978-1-4724-6935-9
This essay unravels some of the Stevensonian influences and literary allusions that Wells drew upon when conceiving The Island of Doctor Moreau. What emerges is a clear recogn...
Dryden, L. & Watson, R. (2007). Editorial-Journal of Stevenson Studies issue 5
This is the Editorial for issue 5 of the Journal of Stevenson Studies for which Linda Dryden is co-General Editor with Professor Rory Watson
Carroll, F., Smyth, M., & Dryden, L. (2003). Visual-narrative and virtual reality. In R. E. Griffin, S. B. Chandler, & B. D. Cowden (Eds.), Visual Literacy and Development: An African Experience - Selected readings of the IVLA Annual Conference
This paper explores the relationship between the image and the narrative in virtual reality (VR) environments. It
addresses three main issues; how we engage in images, how the...
Scottish Funding Council
To develop apps related to Stevenson and City of Literature
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
This thesis examines the meaning, origin and influence of Edgar Allan Poe’s...
Linda Dryden along with Lucille Bluefield has secured charity funding for former student Helena Roots to pursue a PhD within CLAW.
23 February 2016
Merchiston Campus C83a.
20 February 2018
St. Augustine's Church, Edinburgh
13 November 2017
Charlotte Square, Edinburgh.
22 August 2017
Charlotte Square, Edinburgh
15 August 2017
13 April 2016