Fraser, B. (2018). A Sojourner's Calcutta: Through the Colonial Lens. In B. Fraser, T. Mukherjee, & A. Sen (Eds.), Scottish Orientalism and the Bengal Renaissance: The Continuum of Ideas, 30-47. Edinburgh, Scotland: Luath Press
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Cityscapes of the Future, 49-65. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill Academic Publishers. doi:10.1163/9789004361317_005
This chapter investigates the ways in which China Miéville’s Perdido Street Station, Alastair Reynolds’ Terminal World and Christopher Priest’s Inverted World represent govern...
Thomson, T., Loxley, J., Alex, B., Grover, C., Hinrichs, U., Harris-Birtill, D., …Oberlander, J. (2018). “Multiplicity Embarasses the Eye”: The Digital Mapping of Literary Edinburgh. In I. Gregory, D. DeBats, & D. Lafreniere (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Spatial HistoryLondon, UK: Taylor & Francis (Routledge)
Artt, S. (2017). The Postfeminist Tart: Neo-Victorian Villainy and Sex Work in Ripper Street. In B. Poore (Ed.), Neo-Victorian Villains: adaptations and transformations in popular cultureLeiden; Boston;: Brill Academic Publishers
This chapter examines the trajectory of Rose, the recurring victim-heroine of Ripper Street and the villains that define her. Ripper Street appears initially as an example of ...
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...
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
Frayn, A. (2016). “Now – Well, Look at the Chart”: Mapping, Maps and Literature. In S. D. Brunn, & M. Dodge (Eds.), Mapping Across Academia, 259-285. Dordrecht: Springer Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-94-024-1011-2_13
This chapter examines the resistance in literary criticism to making maps. Literary analysis is deeply invested in the construction of space and associated theories, but these...
Otty, L. & Thomson, T. (2016). Data Visualisation and the Humanities. In Hayler, M. & Griffin, G. (Eds.). Research Methods for Creating and Curating Data in the Digital Humanities. Edinburgh University Press. ISBN 9781474409650
Lyall, S. (2015). Introduction: ‘Tenshillingland’: Community and Commerce, Myth and Madness in the Modern Scottish Novel. In S. Lyall (Ed.), Community in Modern Scottish Literature, 1-24. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers. doi:10.1163/9789004317451_002
While ‘community’ as a concept has come under increasing attack in a neoliberal era, it has remained in Scotland a mythic, though not unexamined, signifier of resistance to pe...
Bouet, E. & Thomson, T. (Eds.). (2015). Northern Light, Volume 6. ISBN 978-0955244650
A collection of original poetry, prose and drama by 2014-15 Creative Writing students at the Scottish Universities' International
Summer School at the University Of Edinburgh...
(2015). The Wire and America's Dark Corners: Critical Essays. ISBN 0786479183
Keeble, A. (2014). The 9/11 Novel: Trauma, Politics and Identity. McFarland & Company, Inc
Sambell, K. (2012). Beyond face value: playing the game with 'Sara's face. In Waller, A. (Ed.). Melvin Burgess, 81 - 97. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 9781137262806, 9781137262790, 9781137262820
Sambell, K. (2011). “Here’s looking at you, kid.’’ From Big Brother to Big Brother: teenagers under surveillance. In Ní Bhroin, C. & Kennon, P. (Eds.). What do we tell the children? : critical essays on children's literature, 182-195. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. ISBN 9781443837880
This chapter discusses the ways in which the young adult author, Melvin Burgess, engages with the theme of surveillance. It will focus on his 2006 novel, Sara's Face, arguing...
Sambell, K. (2002). Presenting the case for social change: the creative dilemma of dystopian writing for children. In Hintz, C. & Ostry, E. (Eds.). Utopian and dystopian fiction for children and youth, 163-178. Taylor & Francis (Routledge). ISBN 9780415940177, 9780415803649