Simpson, K. C. S. H. Rider Haggard, Theophilus Shepstone and the Zikali trilogy: A Revisionist Approach to Haggard’s African Fiction. (Thesis)
The history that H. Rider Haggard writes about in his imperial adventure romance fiction is neither collusive nor consensual with the Zulu who are often the focus of his novel...
Gray, A. (2018, June). A Book is More Important than Food. Paper presented at International Publishing By the Book 5, Florence
A Book is more important than food: collaboration with Streetreads, a charity working with homeless readers in Edinburgh.
Schwan, A., Armstrong, S., & King, J. (2017, November). University-Prison Engagement in Adult Prison Education: Beyond Bibliotherapy and Desistance Theory?. Paper presented at 16th International Conference of the European Prison Education Association, Vienna, Austria
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Gray, A. (2017, June). A New Model for a University Press. Paper presented at International Publishing By the Book 4, Florence, Italy
Publication of pedagogical research via staff/student collaboration.
Neill, C. (2015, March). ‘Repetition / Interpretation / Failure: Towards an Ethics of Discourse Analysis’. Presented at Manchester University, Discursive Practice Workshop., Manchester
"Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better." Embarking from Beckett's famous lines from Worstward Ho, this paper considers the import of the quota...
Fraser, B. (2011, October). Tagore on the creative principle. Paper presented at Tagore's Vision of the Contemporary World, Azad Bhawan, New Delhi, India
Frayn, A. (2018). Social Remembering, Disenchantment and First World War Literature, 1918–1930. Journal of War and Culture Studies, 11(3), 192-208. doi:10.1080/17526272.2018.1490072
The way that the First World War would be remembered was yet to be solidified in the years immediately after the Armistice and peace treaties. Using key case studies from the...
T. Mukherjee, A. Sen, & B. Fraser (Eds.), (2017). Scottish Orientalism and the Bengal Renaissance: An Introduction
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...
Fraser, B. (2005). Bengal partition stories: an unclosed chapter. Anthem Press
This book throws new light on post-colonial evaluations of the Partition and its effect on eastern India. Until very recently, a striking state of ‘near silence’ has existed c...
Fraser, B. (2004). A meeting of two minds: the Geddes-Tagore letters. Word Power Books
This seminal correspondence is a testimony to a great friendship, showing how 'The Twain', the East and West, can indeed meet. In the compiled letters, one can see how Patrick...
Dryden, L. (in press). The Inheritors, H. G. Wells and Science Fiction: The Dimensions of the Future. Conradiana,
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...