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...
Dryden, L. (in press). H. G. Wells and J. B. Pinker: Previously Unpublished Correspondence Concerning Conrad. Conradian,
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Dryden, L. (2015). Joseph Conrad and H. G. Wells: The Fin de Siecle Literary Scene. Palgrave
This is the first sustained examination of of the literary friendship between Conrad and Wells. Drawing upon archival research, diaries, letters and a close analysis of texts,...
To support work on Rabindranath Tagore and to establish a Scottish Centre of Tagore Studies (ScoTs).
To run a series of events to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of Rabindranath Tagore.To heighten awareness of plans to set up a Scottish Centre of Tagore Studies at Edinburgh Napier.
To raise the profile of Rabindranath Tagore in Scotland. To establish a basis for the launch of the Scottish Centre of Tagore Studies (ScoTs).
Dryden, L. (2008). Performing Malaya. In K. Baxter, & R. Hand (Eds.), Joseph Conrad and the performing Arts, 11-28. Ashgate Publishing Ltd
This is an essay in a collection called Conrad and Performance edited by Katherine Baxter and Richard Hand. It discusses how Conrad's characters in his Malay novels perform as...
Dryden, L. (2017). Monomaniacs, evolutionary science and the influence of Stevenson in Wells's The Island of Doctor Moreau. In Hill, R. J. (Ed.). Robert Louis Stevenson and the Great Affair: Movemnet, Memory, and ModernityRobert Louis Stevenson and the Great Affair: Movemnet, Memory, and Modernity: Taylor & Francis (Routledge). ISBN 978-1-4724-6935-9
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...
Dryden, L. (in press). The Inheritors, H. G. Wells and Science Fiction: The Dimensions of the Future. Conradiana,
Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland
This thesis examines the meaning, origin and influence of Edgar Allan Poe’s...
Linda Dryden along with Lucille Bluefield has secured charity funding for former student Helena Roots to pursue a PhD within CLAW.
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Merchiston Campus C83a.
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St. Augustine's Church, Edinburgh
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Charlotte Square, Edinburgh.
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Charlotte Square, Edinburgh
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