Gray, A. (2010). Merchiston Publishing
Created and manage public website.
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Bishop, D. (2009). We're trying to get back to normal here: a case-study of David Cronenberg's "A History of Violence"
David Cronenberg is arguably one of the world’s most acclaimed cult directors, his films renowned for their depictions of body horror and transgressive outsiders. But five yea...
Meharg, D. & Craighill, S. (2013). Belonging: Blurring the Boundaries
This paper explores Whitchurch’s (2008) notion of the ‘third space’ in the context of articulating students from Further Education to Higher Education. This research appropria...
Arts & Humanities Research Council
The contemporary globalisation of publishing, both books and magazines, represents: an increased flow of products across national borders, often superficially customised for different language groups,...
World War 1 At Home provides a rich collection of material, enhanced with audio and video clips, that casts new light on what was happening in the UK and Ireland during 1914 to 1918. It highlights the...
Economic and Social Research Council
'Wayzgoose' is a term formerly used in the UK (and elsewhere in the English speaking world) to describe annual social outings that were organised by unions, management and workers in the publishing an...
27 November 2014
Christine Orr was just nineteen years old when her novel The Glorious Thing was published in 1919.
Set in 1916, The Glorious Thing tells the story of David Grant...
07 March 2014
07 March 2014
Most successful World Book Day art competition to date.
3,200+ entries from 36 Edinburgh primary schools
Three winners in each of two age categories...
16 September 2012
16 September 2012
Public event at first Bloody Scotland
Crime fiction festival in Stirling, 14-16 Sept 2012
Over 60 attendees (fee paying)
First event, now annua...
Meharg, D. & Craighill, S. (2013). Student beliefs as barriers to articulation. ISBN 978-1-4799-3921-3
Eccles et al.’s ‘Expectancy-Value Model of Achievement Motivation’ (2000) states that ‘an individual’s choice, persistence, and performance can be explained by their beliefs a...
McCleery, A. (2010). Literary heritage and intangible cultural heritage. In Amoêda, R., Lira, S. & Pinheiro, C. (Eds.). Sharing Cultures 2011: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Intangible Heritage (Lisbon: Greenlines Institute, 2011), 501-506. ISBN 9789899567146
Boughey, A. (2015). Björk at MoMA – the line between art and music is becoming ever more blurred. The Conversation
Craighill, S. (2014). The problem of English language export fiction in Europe. Publishing Research Quarterly. 31, 91-101. doi:10.1007/s12109-015-9400-0. ISSN 1053-8801
Translations from the English language domain are reportedly declining, thus suggesting that there is a counter trend in publishing where Anglophone markets are coexisting mor...
Craighill, S. (2014). ‘Imperialistic abroad and xenophobic at home’. How does the UK publishing industry plead to these charges? Guilty or not guilty?. Journal of European Popular Culture. 6, 5-18. doi:10.1386/jepc.6.1.5_1. ISSN 2040-6134
This article examines popular culture and its effect on the European translations market. The dominant position of Anglo-Saxon culture in the global cultural economy has stimu...
McCleery, A. (2010). Changing audiences: the case of the Penguin "Ulysses". In G. Allen, C. Griffin, & M. O'Connell (Eds.), Readings on audience and textual materiality, 131-142. Chatto and Pickering
Gunn, L., McCleery, A., McCleery, A., & Hill, D. (2008). On the peripheries of a periphery: intangible cultural heritage in Scotland. In R. Jarazo Alvarez, & L. M. Montero Ameneiro (Eds.), Periphery and Centre IV, 107-113. Universidade da Coruna
(2008). A. McCleery, & D. Gunn (Eds.), Landscape to light: selected essays by Neil M Gunn. Whittles
Although Neil M. Gunn is well-known as one of Scotland's foremost writers of the 20th century, he is less well-known as a perceptive and meditative essayist who wrote on a var...
Bromage, S., McCleery, A., & Finkelstein, D. (2008). Scotland's paper industry. In H. Williams (Ed.), 500 Years of printing in ScotlandScottish Print Archival trust
McCleery, A. (2008). Shaw and his publishers. SHARP news. 18, 18. ISSN 1073-1725
Dickson, A., Allan, D. & O'Carroll, R. E. (2008). Biographical disruption and the experience of loss following a spinal cord injury: an interpretative phenomenological analysis. Psychology and Health. 23doi:10.1080/14768320701219136. ISSN 0887-0446
Individual in-depth interviews with eight people who had experienced a total spinal cord injury were conducted, focussing on the experience of living with a spinal cord injury...
McCleery, A. (2006). Tauchnitz and Albatross: “a community of interests” in English-language paperback publishing 1934-1951. Library. 7, 297-316. doi:10.1093/library/7.3.297. ISSN 0024-2160
This article draws on a variety of archival sources to re-examine the relationship between Tauchnitz Editions and the Albatross Press from 1934 to 1951. In particular, it atte...
The study of reading and reception as social phenomena is now central to our understanding of literature, history and culture. It has become an established field within Book History. Scottish Readers ...
This thesis examines the meaning, origin and influence of Edgar Allan Poe’s...