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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".

(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 ...

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'...

Hugh MacDiarmid’s Impossible Community.

Book Chapter
Lyall, S. (2016)
Hugh MacDiarmid’s Impossible Community. In S. Lyall (Ed.), Community in Modern Scottish Literature, 82-102. Brill Academic Publishers
This chapter suggests two main related points. The overarching contention is that Hugh MacDiarmid was a poetic, political, polemical, and metaphysical impossibilist (rather th...

Hugh MacDiarmid and the Scottish Renaissance.

Book Chapter
Lyall, S. (2012)
Hugh MacDiarmid and the Scottish Renaissance. In G. Carruthers, & L. McIlvanney (Eds.), The Cambridge Companion to Scottish LiteratureCambridge: Cambridge University Press
Though commonly viewed as definitively rural and nationalist, the Scottish Literary Renaissance was actually begun in London by an émigré community of Burnsian Scots. The Vern...

In search of community.

Book Chapter
Lyall, S. (2016)
In search of community. In S. Lyall (Ed.), Community in Modern Scottish LIterature, vii-xiii. Brill Academic Publishers
Community derives from the Latin root word communis (common), which itself breaks down into two possible derivations [...]. The first, com plus munis (what is indebted, bound,...

Marginalisation Vs. Emancipation: The (New) Woman Question in Dollie Radford’s diary and poetry

Thesis
Azhar, H. J. (2016)
Marginalisation Vs. Emancipation: The (New) Woman Question in Dollie Radford’s diary and poetry. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/452895
This thesis sheds light on Dollie Radford as one of the talented women writers whose work is still insufficiently acknowledged by contemporary studies because of the lack of e...

Representations of Feminist and Lesbian Consciousness and the Use of Subversive Strategies in Selected Poetry of Isabella Jane Blagden

Thesis
Gordon, S. R. (2016)
Representations of Feminist and Lesbian Consciousness and the Use of Subversive Strategies in Selected Poetry of Isabella Jane Blagden. (Thesis). Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/453489
The purpose of this study is to recover and revise the contribution made to women's writing by the English minor novelist and poet, Isabella Jane Blagden (1817-1873), who was ...

'The Kailyard's Ghost: community in modern Scottish fiction'.

Book Chapter
Lyall, S. (2014)
'The Kailyard's Ghost: community in modern Scottish fiction'. In I. Brown, & J. Berton (Eds.), Roots and Fruits of Scottish Culture: Scottish Identities, History and Contemporary Literature, 82-96. Association for Scottish Literary Studies
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The battle for civilisation in Gibbon’s science fiction.

Book Chapter
Lyall, S. (2015)
The battle for civilisation in Gibbon’s science fiction. In The International Companion to Lewis Grassic Gibbon, (119-132). Glasgow: Association for Scottish Literary Studies
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