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(Re)encountering monsters: animals in early-twentieth-century weird fiction

Journal Article
Alder, E. (2017)
(Re)encountering monsters: animals in early-twentieth-century weird fiction. Textual Practice, 31(6), 1083-1100. https://doi.org/10.1080/0950236x.2017.1358686
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 ...

Pantomime

Book
Lam, L. (2016)
Pantomime. London, UK: Pan MacMillan
In a land of lost wonders, the past is stirring once more . . . Gene's life resembles a debutante's dream. Yet she hides a secret that would see her shunned by the nobility. ...

Masquerade

Book
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...

False Hearts

Book
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 ...

Shattered Minds

Book
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’...

Scotland’s Top Ten & the Inadequacy of a National Canon: Alasdair Gray’s Lanark (1981)

Journal Article
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'...

Translating Modernism: The Scottish Renaissance Movement and German-language Modernism

Presentation / Conference
Lyall, S. (2013, December)
Translating Modernism: The Scottish Renaissance Movement and German-language Modernism. Paper presented at World-literatures, Discrepant Transnationalisms: Beyond Region and Nation?, Stuttgart, Germany
The Scottish Renaissance Movement of the 1920-30s was a response to what many literary artists of the period saw as Scotland’s provincialisation within the United Kingdom and ...

"Fiery Speech": Vision and Violence in the Poetry of W. B. Yeats and Patrick Pearse

Presentation / Conference
Lyall, S. (2016, August)
"Fiery Speech": Vision and Violence in the Poetry of W. B. Yeats and Patrick Pearse. Paper presented at ESSE 2016
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...

Seeking God by strange ways: Symbolism and the Irish Revival

Presentation / Conference
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 ...

Frederick William Robinson, Charles Dickens, and the Literary Tradition of "Low Life"

Book Chapter
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. Palgrave Macmillan
Frederick William Robinson, Charles Dickens, and the Literary Tradition of "Low Life".