Lecturer in Contemporary Literature and Culture
Frayn, A., & Phillips, T. (2018). Introduction: War and Memory. Journal of War and Culture Studies, 11(3), 181-191. doi:10.1080/17526272.2018.1490075
This introduction situates the articles in this journal issue within recent scholarship about war and memory. The plethora of available terminology is addressed, tracing memo...
Lyall, S. (2015). Introduction: ‘Tenshillingland’: Community and Commerce, Myth and Madness in the Modern Scottish Novel. In S. Lyall (Ed.), Community in Modern Scottish Literature, 1-24. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers. doi:10.1163/9789004317451_002
While ‘community’ as a concept has come under increasing attack in a neoliberal era, it has remained in Scotland a mythic, though not unexamined, signifier of resistance to pe...
Frayn, A. (2014). Writing disenchantment: British First World War prose, 1914-30. Manchester University Press. https://doi.org/10.7228/manchester/9780719089220.001.0001
This book argues that disenchantment is not only a response to wartime experience, but a condition of modernity with a language that finds extreme expression in First World Wa...