Lyall, S. (2016). Hugh MacDiarmid and Prejudice
Hugh MacDiarmid and Prejudice.
Lyall, S. (2015). What Sunset Song Tells Us About The Modern World
What Sunset Song tells us about the modern world.
Lyall, S. (2017). Scotland’s Top Ten & the Inadequacy of a National Canon: Alasdair Gray’s Lanark (1981). Studies in Scottish literature, 43(2), ISSN 0039-3770
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). (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 ...
Schwan, A. (2015). Frederick William Robinson, Charles Dickens, and the Literary Tradition of "Low Life". In McDonagh, J. & Bristow, J. (Eds.). Nineteenth-Century Radical Traditions, 63-84. Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN 978-1-137-59705-2
Frederick William Robinson, Charles Dickens, and the Literary Tradition of "Low Life".
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...