Lecturer in English & Film
Gray, A. (2018, April). Introducing 'Detective McLevy’s Casebook' and the Napier Big Read Campaign. Presented at Crime Fiction(s): Victorian and Neo-Victorian Narratives of Crime and Punishment, Edinburgh
NO abstract available.
Dryden, L. (2010). The Journal of Stevenson Studies. Journal of Stevenson Studies, ISSN 1744-3857
Author is general editor of this journal.
Alder, E. William Hope Hodgson's borderlands: monstrosity, other worlds, and the future at the fin de siècle. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3597
William Hope Hodgson has generally been understood as the author of several atmospheric sea-horror stories and two powerful but flawed horror science fiction novels. There has...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
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...
British Association of Victorian Studies
The first event of its kind in the UK, this conference on ‘Reading and Writing in Prison’ seeks to raise the profile of existing research and practice in relation to British prisons and facilitate new...
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
Programme Leader and Lecturer
Lecturer in Contemporary Literature and Culture
Associate Professor of Psychoanalysis & Cultural Theory
Atton, C., McCleery, A., Mabweazara, H. & Ward, S. (2007). Creative Futures: Building the Creative Economy through Universities. Edinburgh, Scotland: Million+
The creative industries are founded on innovation. They are responsive, multifaceted and evolving and have developed new models of business in order to adapt and contribute to...
An investigation into the life and publishing history of a ‘New Woman’ author. (Thesis)
This thesis investigates the publishing history of a significant New Woman author of the Edwardian period, Katherine Cecil Thurston (1875-1911). Until now Thurston’s literary ...
Atton, C. The British alternative press in the 1990s: aims, organisation, production and “writing” on the social margins. (Thesis). Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3657
Simpson, K. C. S. H. Rider Haggard, Theophilus Shepstone and the Zikali trilogy: A Revisionist Approach to Haggard’s African Fiction. (Thesis)
The history that H. Rider Haggard writes about in his imperial adventure romance fiction is neither collusive nor consensual with the Zulu who are often the focus of his novel...
Gray, A. (2018, June). A Book is More Important than Food. Paper presented at International Publishing By the Book 5, Florence
A Book is more important than food: collaboration with Streetreads, a charity working with homeless readers in Edinburgh.
Lam, L. (2018, June). From the Coffin to the Rowan Tree. Paper presented at International Vampire Film and Arts Festival, Sighișoara, Romania
After the glut of YA novels featuring vampires after Twilight, vampires are currently back in the coffin and publishers are still largely avoiding novels that feature them. Pa...
Schwan, A. (2018, May). German Internees Writing the First World War: Identities, Irony and Humour in the Camp Newspaper Stobsiade. Paper presented at International Conference on War and Imprisonment, New York, USA
No abstract available.
Lyall, S. (2017, December). Seeking God by strange ways: Symbolism and the Irish Revival. Paper presented at EUROPEAN REVIVALS CONFERENCE V – CULTURAL MYTHOLOGIES AROUND 1900, Edinburgh, Scotland
This paper will argue that the Irish Revival of the late nineteenth, early twentieth century was first-and-foremost a Symbolist movement. Focusing on the writing, thought and ...
Schwan, A., Armstrong, S., & King, J. (2017, November). University-Prison Engagement in Adult Prison Education: Beyond Bibliotherapy and Desistance Theory?. Paper presented at 16th International Conference of the European Prison Education Association, Vienna, Austria
Schwan, A. (2017, July). 'National Antipathies'?: Representations of the Franco-Prussian War in the British Press. Paper presented at 'Borders and Border Crossings': 49th Annual Conference of the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals (RSVP), University of Freiburg, Germany
Gray, A. (2017, June). A New Model for a University Press. Paper presented at International Publishing By the Book 4, Florence, Italy
Publication of pedagogical research via staff/student collaboration.
Lyall, S. (2016, August). Fiery Speech”: Vision and Violence in the Poetry of W. B. Yeats and Patrick Pearse. Paper presented at ESSE 2016, National University of Ireland, Galway
This paper examines the work of two of the main protagonists behind the cultural and political revival of Ireland in the early twentieth century, W. B. Yeats and Patrick Pears...
My PhD research focuses on the lived experience and literary representation...
A series of AHRC-funded performances will take place at venues in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Hawick in June.
Produced by a multi-disciplinary team at Edinburgh Napier, and featuring Music and...
17 June 2018
The Palgrave Lacan Series, the monograph series edited by Dr Calum Neill of the School of Applied Sciences, has been listed as one of the social science series of the year.
18 December 2017
Bashabi Fraser and Alan Riach have an event at the Edinburgh International Book Festival on 23 august, including the launch of their book 'Thali Katori: An Anthology of Scottish and South Asian Poetry...
22 August 2017
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
Merchiston Campus, 10 Colinton Road, Room B2 (3-4.30pm)
15 May 2018
26 April 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
20 October 2017
Charlotte Square, Edinburgh.
22 August 2017