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Hugh MacDiarmid's poetry and politics of place: imagining a Scottish republic.

Book
Lyall, S. (2005)
Hugh MacDiarmid's poetry and politics of place: imagining a Scottish republic. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press
By examining at length for the first time those places in Scotland that inspired MacDiarmid to produce his best poetry, Scott Lyall shows how the poet’s politics evolved from ...

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...

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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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,...

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".