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Bengal partition stories: an unclosed chapter.

Book
Fraser, B. (2005)
Bengal partition stories: an unclosed chapter. Anthem Press
This book throws new light on post-colonial evaluations of the Partition and its effect on eastern India. Until very recently, a striking state of ‘near silence’ has existed c...

A meeting of two minds: the Geddes-Tagore letters.

Book
Fraser, B. (2004)
A meeting of two minds: the Geddes-Tagore letters. Word Power Books
This seminal correspondence is a testimony to a great friendship, showing how 'The Twain', the East and West, can indeed meet. In the compiled letters, one can see how Patrick...

Introduction - Reading and Writing in Prison

Journal Article
Schwan, A. (2011)
Introduction - Reading and Writing in Prison. Critical Survey, 23(3), 1-5. https://doi.org/10.3167/cs.2011.230301
No abstract available. Special issue of Critical Survey - Reading and Writing in Prison. Anne Schwan is guest editor.

Conrad and his readers.

Book
Dryden, L. (2009)
Conrad and his readers. In A. H. Simmons (Ed.), Joseph Conrad in context, 221-228. Cambridge University Press
This is an essay in a special collection called Conrad in Context. The essay discusses Conrad in the context of late-nineteenth-century reading practices.

Beyond binarism: the agency of the writer at the crossroads of change.

Journal Article
Fraser, B. (2013)
Beyond binarism: the agency of the writer at the crossroads of change. Scottish Affairs, 1-16
Inaugural lecture as professor in the Scottish Centre of Tagore Studies, March 2013

Breaking the Text: An Introduction to Lacanian Discourse Analysis.

Journal Article
Neill, C. (2013)
Breaking the Text: An Introduction to Lacanian Discourse Analysis. Theory and Psychology, 23, 334-350. https://doi.org/10.1177/0959354312473520
This paper presents an entry-level approach to Lacanian Discourse Analysis. Along the way it considers crucial issues for textual analysis, arguing that Lacan’s insights provi...

Medical Gothic: organ harvesting and medicalised abjection in Kazuo Ishiguro and Neal Shusterman.

Presentation / Conference
Wasson, S. (2011, August)
Medical Gothic: organ harvesting and medicalised abjection in Kazuo Ishiguro and Neal Shusterman. Paper presented at Gothic limits / Gothic Ltd.’: 10th Biennial Conference of the International Gothic Association. 2-5 August 2011., University of Heidelberg, Germany
The International Gothic Association facilitates dissemination of research in Gothic and horror from the eighteenth century to the present, and the Conference is held once eve...

Scalpel and Metaphor: The Ceremony of Organ Harvest in Gothic Science Fiction

Journal Article
Wasson, S. (2015)
Scalpel and Metaphor: The Ceremony of Organ Harvest in Gothic Science Fiction. Gothic Studies, 17, 104-123. https://doi.org/10.7227/GS.17.1.8
In organ transfer, tissue moves through a web of language. Metaphors reclassify the tissue to enable its redeployment, framing the process for practitioners and public. The pr...

Review of Matthew Beaumont. The Spectre of Utopia: Utopian and Science Fictions at the Fin de Siecle.

Journal Article
Dryden, L. (2013)
Review of Matthew Beaumont. The Spectre of Utopia: Utopian and Science Fictions at the Fin de Siecle. Review of English Studies, https://doi.org/10.1093/res/hgt050
A review of Matthew Beaumont

Postfeminism Meets the Women in Prison Genre: Privilege and Spectatorship in Orange Is the New Black

Journal Article
Schwan, A. (2016)
Postfeminism Meets the Women in Prison Genre: Privilege and Spectatorship in Orange Is the New Black. Television and New Media, 17(6), 473-490. https://doi.org/10.1177/1527476416647497
This article argues that Netflix’s original series Orange is the New Black (2013-), based on Piper Kerman’s memoir (2010), uses postfeminist strategies to covertly promote pri...
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Mystical Nationalism: W. B. Yeats, Patrick Pearse and the Revival of Ireland

2016 - 2017
This research will explore the religious and spiritual ideas governing the Irish Revival, especially as these were manifested in the work, thought and life of Yeats and Pearse.
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £1,843

Update & Adapt an exisiting live tour scrip for new self-guided application

2012 - 2013
The Scottish Literary Pub Tour has been operating successfully since its inception in 1996 however the company would now like to utilise new technology to widen the scope of the tour and attract a bro...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,970

Anniversary Events for Rabindranath Tagore

2011 - 2015
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.
Value: £2,250

The Scotland-India continuum of Ideas: The Relevance of Tagore & his circle

2014 - 2016
a) trace the exchange of ideas and people between Scotland and India from mid-nineteenth to mid-twentieth century (b) reaffirm the relevance of the work and ideas of Tagore and his circle (c) provi...
Funder: British Council | Value: £25,560

Words on the Street: the Uses of a Digital Literary Landscape

2017 - 2018
This collaborative project with University of Edinburgh, will focus on the design and development of an interface, which will be accessible online, via mobile phones and tablets, and via large touchsc...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £7,651

The German Diaspora during World War I: Remembering Internment Camps in Britain and the Commonwealth

2018 - 2019
The project pursues three main aims and objectives: 1. Address desideratum: During the First World War, many communities in Britain and its Empire hosted internment camps for military Prisoners of Wa...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £28,714

ScoTs

2011 - 2013
To support work on Rabindranath Tagore and to establish a Scottish Centre of Tagore Studies (ScoTs).
Value: £20,000

Nehru Centre funding for ScoTs

2011 - 2017
To raise the profile of Rabindranath Tagore in Scotland. To establish a basis for the launch of the Scottish Centre of Tagore Studies (ScoTs).
Value: £28,000

National Work of Ghost Fiction in 2nd World War

2010 - 2010
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland

Convict Voices: Women & Prison Writing in the Long 19th Century

2011 - 2011
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...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £33,240

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Dr Scott Lyall publishes an article in The Conversation on Nan Shepherd.

28 August 2019
‘The Living Mountain: in an age of ecological crisis, Nan Shepherd’s nature writing is more relevant than ever’. Article in The Conversation, published 29 August 2019

Dr Scott Lyall wins RSE grant to study the work of Scottish writer, Nan Shepherd.

1 February 2019
Dr Scott Lyall has won a grant from the Royal Society of Edinburgh to study the work of Scottish writer, Nan Shepherd.

Scott Lyall makes presentation at Saltire Literary Awards

24 November 2016
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.

‘“For she was an independent woman, or nearly, anyway”: Locating the pubescent girl in Philip Pullman’s Sally Lockhart drafts ’

16 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...

Writing the First World War: Conflict and Memory, 1914-1930

20 September 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...

Dr Scott Lyall wins a Carnegie Research Incentive Grant.

31 July 2016
Dr Scott Lyall wins a Carnegie Research Incentive Grant to study the work of Irish writers such as W. B. Yeats and Patrick Pearse.

Publishes chapter in collection Mapping Across Academia

29 June 2016
Publishes chapter in collection Mapping Across Academia

Publishes new book: Community in Modern Scottish Literature

18 May 2016
Publishes new book: Community in Modern Scottish Literature (Leiden | Boston: Brill | Rodopi, 2016), 304pp.

Published article 'Postfeminism Meets the Women in Prison Genre: Privilege and Spectatorship in Orange Is the New Black

11 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).

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 along with Lucille Bluefield has secured charity funding for former student Helena Roots to pursue a PhD within CLAW.