Explore our research

20 results

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...

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

‘That ancient self’: Scottish Modernism’s Counter-Renaissance

Journal Article
Lyall, S. (2014)
‘That ancient self’: Scottish Modernism’s Counter-Renaissance. European Journal of English Studies, 18(1), 73-85. https://doi.org/10.1080/13825577.2014.881106
This essay argues that the twentieth-century movement of literary and cultural revival known as the Scottish Renaissance was, like the Irish Revival lead by W.B. Yeats, a coun...

Richard Aldington’s Images, the Metropolis and the Masses.

Journal Article
Frayn, A. (2014)
Richard Aldington’s Images, the Metropolis and the Masses. Modernist Cultures, 9, 260-281. https://doi.org/10.3366/mod.2014.0086
Richard Aldington’s city poems in the latter part of his 1915 collection Images are concerned with the masses who inhabit the modern city. Aldington is at pains to stress his ...

(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'...

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

J. Leslie Mitchell/Lewis Grassic Gibbon and exploration

Journal Article
Lyall, S. (2012)
J. Leslie Mitchell/Lewis Grassic Gibbon and exploration. Scottish literary journal. Supplement, 4, 131
The article presents the literary works of James Leslie Mitchell using the pseudonym Lewis Grassic Gibbon. It discusses Mitchell's adventurous spirit as reflected in the trave...

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.