Lyall, S. (2017). Scotland’s Top Ten & the Inadequacy of a National Canon: Alasdair Gray’s Lanark (1981). Studies in Scottish literature, 43(2),
Discusses the healthy overlap in the recent BBC Scotland poll on Scotland's Favourite Novel between popular appeal and critical recognition; judges Gray's Lanark as "Scotland'...
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
No abstract available.
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 ...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
The project pursues three main aims and objectives:
1. Address desideratum: During the First World War, many communities in Britain and its Empire hosted internment camps for military Prisoners of Wa...
This collaborative project with University of Edinburgh, will focus on the design and development of an interface, which will be accessible online, via mobile phones and tablets, and via large touchsc...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
This research will explore the religious and spiritual ideas governing the Irish Revival, especially as these were manifested in the work, thought and life of Yeats and Pearse.
Associate Professor of Psychoanalysis & Cultural Theory
Fraser, B., & Riach, A. (2017). Introduction. In Thali Katori: An Anthology of Scottish and South Asian Poetry, 17-29. Edinburgh: Luath Press
Lam, L. (2017). False Hearts. London, UK: Pan MacMillan
One night Tila stumbles home, terrified and covered in blood. She's then arrested for murder, the first by a civilian in decades. The San Francisco police suspect involvement ...
Lam, L. (2017). Shattered Minds. (1). London, UK: Pan MacMillan
Ex-neuroscientist Carina struggles with a drug problem, her conscience, and urges to kill. She satisfies her cravings in dreams, fuelled by the addictive drug ‘Zeal’. Now she’...
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...
B. Fraser, T. Mukherjee, & A. Sen (Eds.), (2017). Confluence of Minds: The Rabindranath Tagore and Patrick Geddes Reader on Education and Environment
This collection of seminal correspondences between Indian Nobel Laureate Rabindranath Tagore and Scottish polymath Robert Geddes are testimony to a great friendship and an eve...
Lam, L. (2017). Masquerade. London, UK: Pan MacMillan
Micah's Chimaera powers are growing, until his dark visions overwhelm him. Drystan is forced to take him to Dr Pozzi, to save his life. But can they really trust the doctor, e...
Lam, L. (2017). These Shadows, These Ghosts. In H. McDaid, & L. Jones (Eds.), Nasty WomenEdinburgh, Scotland: 404 INK
With intolerance and inequality increasingly normalised by the day, it's more important than ever to share real experiences and hold the truth to account in the midst of sensa...
Frayn, A. (2017). Introduction: Modernism and the First World War. Modernist Cultures, 12(1), (1-15). doi:10.3366/mod.2017.0153. ISSN 2041-1022
Introduction to special issue of Modernist Cultures on Modernism and the First World War. Surveys recent critical issues at the intersection of First World War and Modernist ...
Fraser, B. (2017). Rabindranath Tagore: An Introduction to their Ideas on Education and the Environment. In B. Fraser, T. Mukherjee, & A. Sen (Eds.), Confluence of Minds: The Rabindranath Tagore and Patrick Geddes Reader on Education and Environment, 1-13. Edinburgh, Scotland: Luath Press
Fraser, B. (2017). The Homing Bird. Devonshire, UK: Indigo Dreams Publishing
No abstract availablle.
Fraser, B. (2016). The Spirit of India: An Exploration of Rabindranath Tagore’s and Mahatma Gandhi’s Ideas on Nationalism. In K. Tuteja, & K. Chakraborty (Eds.), Tagore and Nationalism, 245-256. BioMed Central. doi:10.1007/978-81-322-3696-2_16
Rabindranath’s stand on the ideas of nation and nationalism has become a part of a national debate that often left him isolated and misunderstood in his own country. This pape...
Schwan, A. (2016). Frederick William Robinson, Charles Dickens, and the Literary Tradition of "Low Life". In J. McDonagh, & J. Bristow (Eds.), Nineteenth-Century Radical Traditions, 63-84. London: Palgrave Macmillan
Frederick William Robinson, Charles Dickens, and the Literary Tradition of "Low Life".
a) trace the exchange of ideas and people between Scotland and India from mid-nineteenth to mid-twentieth century
(b) reaffirm the relevance of the work and ideas of Tagore and his circle
Scottish Funding Council
The Scottish Literary Pub Tour has been operating successfully since its inception in 1996 however the company would now like to utilise new technology to widen the scope of the tour and attract a bro...
To support work on Rabindranath Tagore and to establish a Scottish Centre of Tagore Studies (ScoTs).
Funding for presentation of paper at Conference
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).
Convict Voices: Women & Prison Writing in the Long 19th Century investigates 19th century prison writing and other discursive spaces where convict voices could emerge. As prison populations are reachi...
At the Saltire Literary Awards in Edinburgh's Central Hall, Dr Scott Lyall presented the Ross Roy Medal to Dr Craig Lamont of the University of Glasgow for the best PhD in Scottish Literature in 2016.
24 November 2016
The University’s Centre for Literature and Writing (CLAW) runs a series of research seminars on Wednesday afternoons throughout the teaching trimesters. These seminars are designed to approach literar...
16 November 2016
20 September 2016
Publishes chapter in collection Mapping Across Academia
29 June 2016
Publishes new book: Community in Modern Scottish Literature (Leiden | Boston: Brill | Rodopi, 2016), 304pp.
18 May 2016
Published article 'Postfeminism Meets the Women in Prison Genre: Privilege and Spectatorship in Orange Is the New Black'. Television & New Media (Sage, 2016).
11 May 2016
Linda Dryden along with Lucille Bluefield has secured charity funding for former student Helena Roots to pursue a PhD within CLAW.
23 February 2016
Linda Dryden and Lucille Bluefield have secured funding for former student Helena Roots to study for a PhD in CLAW.
3.30pm in Merchiston B2
6 December 2018
Edinburgh Napier University, Merchiston Campus, Edinburgh
23 November 2018 - 24 November 2018
National Library of Scotland
15 November 2018
The National Archives, Kew.
9 March 2018
Friday, 23 February, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:30
G.06 50 George Square Central Area
23 February 2018
Merchiston Campus C83a.
20 February 2018
Erewash Museum, Ilkeston, Derbyshire.
8 February 2018
50 George Square
EH8 9LH United Kingdom
24 November 2017
The Project Room
50 George Square
EH8 9LH United Kingdom
18 November 2017
St. Augustine's Church, Edinburgh
13 November 2017
Perth, Kilgraston School
26 October 2017
Charlotte Square, Edinburgh.
22 August 2017
Charlotte Square, Edinburgh
15 August 2017
Bosco Theatre (George Street), Edinburgh International Book Festival, Edinburgh.
14 August 2017
Merchiston B2 3.30-5pm
21 June 2017