Alder, E. (2009, July). Genetic imperialism and reverse vampirism in Stephen Donaldson's Gap series. Paper presented at Monstrous Media/ Spectral Subjects, University of Lancaster
Alder, E. (2008, September). Psychic touches and the psychic detective: physical manifetations of the supernatural in Algernon Blackwood and William Hope Hodgson. Paper presented at Ninth Annual Conference of the British Association for Victorian Studies, University of Leicester
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
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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.
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 ...
Alder, E. (2016). Becoming a student of English: students experiences of transition into the first year. Arts and Humanities in Higher Education, (1-19). doi:10.1177/1474022216628303. ISSN 1474-0222
This study explored the transition to university as experienced by first-year students of English studies. The first year has been identified by existing research as a critica...
Alder, E. (2014). The dark mythos of the sea: William Hope Hodgson’s transformation of maritime legends. In M. Berruti, S. T. Joshi, & S. Gafford (Eds.), William Hope Hodgson: Voices from the BorderlandHippocampus Press
Alder, E. (2013). 'Kraken'. In J. Weinstock (Ed.), The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic MonstersAshgate
Alder, E. (2013). 'Sea Monsters'. In J. Weinstock (Ed.), The Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic MonstersAshgate
Alder, E. (2012). Wiliam Hope Hodgson. In W. Hughes, D. Punter, & A. Smith (Eds.), Encyclopedia of the GothicBlackwell
Alder, E. (2012). Urban Gothic. In W. Hughes, D. Punter, & A. Smith (Eds.), Encyclopedia of the GothicBlackwell
Alder, E. & McKechnie, C. (2012). Introduction: Literature, science, and the natural world in the long Nineteenth Century. Journal of Literature and Science. 5, 1-4. doi:10.12929/jls.05.2.01. ISSN 1754-646X
Alder, E., & Wasson, S. (2010). Introduction: Gothic Science Fiction 1980-2010. In Gothic Science Fiction 1980-2010Liverpool University Press. doi:10.5949/liverpool/9781846317071.003.0001
This Introduction introduces Gothic science fiction as a genre and discusses the text as a project to examine Gothic science fiction historically as well as to distinguish its...
Alder, E. (2010). Ruined Skin: Gothic Genetics and Human Identity in Stephen Donaldson’s Gap cycle. In S. Wasson, & E. Alder (Eds.), Gothic Science Fiction 1980-2010Liverpool University Press. doi:10.5949/liverpool/9781846317071.003.0008
This chapter offers a literary criticism of Stephen Donaldson's novel Gap. It discusses that transfiguration of the body, through the study of molecular biology and genetic en...
Alder, E. (2008). ‘Buildings of the New Age: dwellings and the natural environment in the futuristic fiction of H. G. Wells and William Hope Hodgson. In S. McLean (Ed.), H. G. Wells: Interdisciplinary EssaysCambridge Scholars Press
Alder, E. (2005). Passing the barrier of life: spiritualism, psychical research, and boundaries in William Hope Hodgson's The Night Land. In J. Ramone, & G. Twitchen (Eds.), Boundaries, 120-139. Cambridge Scholars Publishing
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