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 ...
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...
Fraser, B. (2014). poem:Mariam. Café Dissensus. ISSN 2373-177X
A poem on public execution.
Lyall, S. (2013). 'Hauntings of Celticism': Fionn Mac Colla and the Myth of History. Literature and History. 23(2), 51-66. doi:10.7227/LH.23.2.4. ISSN 0306-1973
Fionn Mac Colla’s ideas of history can be characterised as postcolonial in their critique of historical determinism, Cartesian dualism and Whig progressivism. He utilises his ...
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
Fraser, B. (2012). Beyond binarism: the agency of the writer at the crossroads of change. Scottish Affairs., 1-16. ISSN 0966-0356
Inaugural lecture as professor in the Scottish Centre of Tagore Studies, March 2013
Neill, C. (2012). Breaking the Text: An Introduction to Lacanian Discourse Analysis. Theory and Psychology. 23, 334-350. doi:10.1177/0959354312473520. ISSN 0959-3543
This paper presents an entry-level approach to Lacanian Discourse Analysis. Along the way it considers crucial issues for textual analysis, arguing that Lacan’s insights provi...
Lyall, S. (2011). New Cosmopolitanism, Democracy and the place of Scottish Studies. Journal of Irish and Scottish studies. 6, 133-153. ISSN 1753-2396
Schwan, A. (2010). Introduction - Reading and Writing in Prison. Critical Survey, 23(3), (1-5). doi:10.3167/cs.2011.230301. ISSN 0011-1570
No abstract available.
Special issue of Critical Survey - Reading and Writing in Prison. Anne Schwan is guest editor.
Wasson, S. (2009). Olalla's legacy: twentieth century vampire fiction and genetic previvorship. Journal of Stevenson Studies. 7, 55-81. ISSN 1744-3857
Although Robert Louis Stevenson’s short story ‘Olalla’ does not use the word ‘vampire’ at any point, it contains a cluster of motifs that have led critics to identify it as a ...
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...
Lyall, S. (2006). The man is a menace: MacDiarmid and military intelligence. Scottish studies review. 8, 37-52. ISSN 1475-7737
Wasson, S. (2004). Love in the time of cloning: science fictions of transgressive kinship. Extrapolation. 45, 130-144. ISSN 0014-5483
This article presents a discussion on science fiction related to cloning. Science fiction has long played with the notion of the doubled self, and the speculative potential of...
Lyall, S. (2003). Genius in a provincial town: MacDiarmid's poetry and politics in Montrose. Scottish studies review. 5, 41. ISSN 1475-7737
Explores the ways in which the activities of Christopher Murray Grieve in Montrose, Scotland as a journalist with the "Montrose Review," helped in the finding of poet Hugh Mac...