McCleery, A. The Empire of books: reviewing the march of globalisation.. Presented at 7th International Conference of the Book, University of Edinburgh. (Unpublished)
The relationship between trade, political and cultural sovereignty, legal infrastructures and language lies at the core of this paper. Previous accounts of this relationship h...
Atton, C., McCleery, A., Mabweazara, H. & Ward, S. (2007). Creative Futures: Building the Creative Economy through Universities. Edinburgh, Scotland: Million+
The creative industries are founded on innovation. They are responsive, multifaceted and evolving and have developed new models of business in order to adapt and contribute to...
Craighill, S. The influence of duality and Poe’s notion of the ‘bi-part soul’ on the genesis of detective fiction in the Nineteenth-Century. (Thesis)
This thesis examines the meaning, origin and influence of Edgar Allan Poe’s notion of the ‘Bi-Part Soul’, and the associated theme of duality, in selected texts of nineteenth-...
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...
Bishop, D. (2017, September). The Love That Dare Not Solve Pre-Victorian Crimes. Paper presented at Criminal Heritage: Crime, Fiction, and History
In recent decades gay and lesbian detectives have emerged as a growing, overt presence in crime fiction. But queer sleuths remain hard to find in historical mystery fiction, e...
Gray, A. (2010, September). Children's Reading Habits. Paper presented at Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing, Oxford, UK
No abstract available.
Gray, A. (2009, October). Bolshie teenagers and boring books: pre and post Potter. Paper presented at 7th International Conference on the Book, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Scotland
A 1989 report provided both a snapshot of the contemporary role of reading in children’s lives and a basis upon which policies could be developed in order to encourage reading...
McCleery, A. (2001, October). Published in Scotland: publishing Scotland. Paper presented at Scottish Communication and Media Association, Universtiy of Stirling
Gunn, L. Intangible cultural heritage in Scotland project: how it can benefit you and your arts group.. Paper presented at 'Crafting The Arts' Voluntary Arts Scotland's 2nd National Conference, Howden Park Centre, Livingston, West Lothian. (Unpublished)
McCleery, A. & Copeland, C. Putting tartan in the mix: the strange case of "Gideon Mack".. Paper presented at Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Publishing Conference, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. (Unpublished)
McCleery, A. The Changing context of UK obscenity: the case of Cain's Book. Paper presented at Reading, Rebellion and Revolution: Book History in the 1960's, Edinburgh Napier University. (Unpublished)
McCleery, A. The trials and travels of Lady Chatterley.. Paper presented at Lady Chatterley and her Consequences Conference, University of Bristol School of Humanities. (Unpublished)
McCleery, A. One nation, many cultures: ICH in Scotland.. (Unpublished)
Allan, D. A semester with the Sony eBook Reader.. Paper presented at International Conference on the Book, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Scotland. (Unpublished)
The marketplace has seen the launch over the past two years of a plethora of products that can now handle digitised books on mobile devices. One of the most prominent of these...
McCleery, A. The Gabler "Ulysses": commerce, copyright and composition.. (Unpublished)
Bishop, D. How Webcomics and the iPhone will influence narrative storytelling in comics and graphic novels.. (Unpublished)
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...
BBC story on The Glorious Thing, forgotten novel by Christine Orr, published by MSc Publishing.
27 November 2014
7 March 2014
15 September 2012