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Joseph Conrad: Transnational Identity in the Fictions of Empire

Journal Article
Dryden, L. (2019)
Joseph Conrad: Transnational Identity in the Fictions of Empire. L'Epoque Conradienne, 41,
Professor Linda Dryden Joseph Conrad was a writer who crossed national boundaries both in his personal life and in his writing, particularly in his early Malay tales and in He...

Live Projects, Risk versus Reward

Presentation / Conference
Gray, A. (2015, July)
Live Projects, Risk versus Reward. Paper presented at The Generation and Regeneration of Books, Montreal
The 23rd annual SHARP conference was be held in Longueuil/Montreal (Canada), Tuesday, 7 July, to Friday, 10 July 2015. Hosted by the Groupe de recherches et d'études sur le li...

#NapierBigRead

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Gray, A. (2017)
#NapierBigRead
Created and manage website. c.2,000 views since creation (Dec 2017) 360º social media portfolio: website, facebook, instagram, twitter www.NapierBigRead.com

Introduction: Modernism and the First World War

Journal Article
Frayn, A. (2017)
Introduction: Modernism and the First World War. Modernist Cultures, 12(1), 1-15. https://doi.org/10.3366/mod.2017.0153
Introduction to special issue of Modernist Cultures on Modernism and the First World War. Surveys recent critical issues at the intersection of First World War and Modernist ...

David Bowie’s late revival belongs to a grand tradition dating back to Beethoven

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Frayn, A., & Durkin, R. (2017)
David Bowie’s late revival belongs to a grand tradition dating back to Beethoven. https://theconversation.com/david-bowies-late-revival-belongs-to-a-grand-tradition-dating-back-to-beethoven-71031
On David Bowie's Blackstar as embodying aspects of late style, as discussed by Theodor Adorno and Edward Said. https://theconversation.com/david-bowies-late-revival-belongs-t...

Monomaniacs, evolutionary science and the influence of Stevenson in Wells's The Island of Doctor Moreau

Book Chapter
Dryden, L. (2017)
Monomaniacs, evolutionary science and the influence of Stevenson in Wells's The Island of Doctor Moreau. In R. J. Hill (Ed.), Robert Louis Stevenson and the Great Affair: Movement, Memory, and Modernity. Robert Louis Stevenson and the Great Affair: Movement, Memory, and Modernity: Routledge
This essay unravels some of the Stevensonian influences and literary allusions that Wells drew upon when conceiving The Island of Doctor Moreau. What emerges is a clear recogn...

H. Rider Haggard, Theophilus Shepstone and the Zikali trilogy: A Revisionist Approach to Haggard’s African Fiction

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Simpson, K. C. S. H. Rider Haggard, Theophilus Shepstone and the Zikali trilogy: A Revisionist Approach to Haggard’s African Fiction. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/978289
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...

(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...
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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

The Scottish Revival Network

2021 - 2023
The Scottish Revival Network will initiate conversations and debates on the aims, scope, influences and international connections of the Scottish Revival in literature and culture from the 1880s to th...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £19,975

A War Books Boom in Scotland? 1928-1932

2020 - 2021
It is a critical commonplace that there was a decade’s literary silence following the First World War in writing about the conflict before a ‘War Books Boom’ from 1928–1932. This boom was predicated o...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £11,641

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

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Dr Scott Lyall awarded RSE Network Grant

15 December 2020
Dr Scott Lyall (PI) has been awarded a Network Grant from the Royal Society of Edinburgh to found and facilitate a Scottish Revival Network. He will collaborate with Dr Michael Shaw (CI) of the Univer...

Dr Scott Lyall is a guest speaker on Times Radio

10 August 2020
Dr Scott Lyall was an invited guest speaker on Times Radio Breakfast Show, interviewed by Stig Abell, to discuss the Scottish poet Hugh MacDiarmid on the anniversary of his birth. Born in Langholm on...

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.