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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 Literature. Cambridge: 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...

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). Glasgow: Association for Scottish Literary Studies
No abstract available.

The battle for civilisation in Gibbon’s science fiction

Book Chapter
Lyall, S. (2015)
The battle for civilisation in Gibbon’s science fiction. In S. Lyalls (Ed.), The International Companion to Lewis Grassic Gibbon (119-132). Glasgow: Association for Scottish Literary Studies
No abstract available.

What Sunset Song Tells Us About The Modern World

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Lyall, S. (2015)
What Sunset Song Tells Us About The Modern World. https://theconversation.com/what-sunset-song-tells-us-about-the-modern-world-51509
What Sunset Song tells us about the modern world.

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 ...

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'...

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...

(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 ...

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...