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Pagan Modernism: First World War and Spiritual Revival in Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s Sunset Song and Neil M. Gunn’s Highland River

Book Chapter
Lyall, S. (in press)
Pagan Modernism: First World War and Spiritual Revival in Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s Sunset Song and Neil M. Gunn’s Highland River. In Scottish Literature and World War OneEdinburgh: Edinburgh University Press

Annotating the Everyday in a Modernist Scholarly Edition

Journal Article
Thomson, T. (2020)
Annotating the Everyday in a Modernist Scholarly Edition. Modernist Cultures, 15(1), 92-109. https://doi.org/10.3366/mod.2020.0281
This article interrogates current approaches to the annotation of scholarly editions in order to reframe annotation practice within an emerging ‘new modernist editing’. Using ...

Weird Fiction and Science at the Fin de Siecle

Book
Alder, E. (2020)
Weird Fiction and Science at the Fin de Siecle. Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-32652-4
This book explores how nineteenth-century science stimulated the emergence of weird tales at the fin de siècle, and examines weird fiction by British writers who preceded and ...

H. G. Wells and J. B. Pinker: Previously Unpublished Correspondence Concerning Conrad

Journal Article
Dryden, L. (2019)
H. G. Wells and J. B. Pinker: Previously Unpublished Correspondence Concerning Conrad. Conradian, 44(2), 37-58
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Modernist Scottish Women Writers

Digital Artefact
Lyall, S., Simpson, K., & Thompson, T. (2019)
Modernist Scottish Women Writers

The Living Mountain: in an age of ecological crisis, Nan Shepherd’s nature writing is more relevant than ever

Other
Lyall, S. (2019)
The Living Mountain: in an age of ecological crisis, Nan Shepherd’s nature writing is more relevant than ever

Hugh MacDiarmid and the Scottish Literary Revival

Book Chapter
Lyall, S. (in press)
Hugh MacDiarmid and the Scottish Literary Revival. In The Blackwell Companion to Scottish LiteratureBlackwell
This chapter will examine the so-called revival of Scottish literature in the period from the First World War to the beginning of the Second World War. One main focus will be ...

Minor Modernisms: The Scottish Renaissance and the Translation of German-language Modernism

Journal Article
Lyall, S. (2019)
Minor Modernisms: The Scottish Renaissance and the Translation of German-language Modernism. Modernist Cultures, 14(2), 213-235. https://doi.org/10.3366/mod.2019.0251
Germany has been epitomised in the twentieth century as Britain’s main rival and adversary. Yet Scottish modernists were influenced by Germany and German-language modernism to...

Creativity Behind the Barbed Wire: Irony, Humour and Masculinity in the Internment Camp Newspaper ‘Stobsiade’ (1915-1919)

Presentation / Conference
Schwan, A. (2019, April)
Creativity Behind the Barbed Wire: Irony, Humour and Masculinity in the Internment Camp Newspaper ‘Stobsiade’ (1915-1919). Presented at Professorial Lecture, Edinburgh Napier University

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...
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A War Books Boom in Scotland? 1928-1932

2020 - 2021
It is a critical commonplace that there was a decade’s literary silence following the First World War in writing about the conflict before a ‘War Books Boom’ from 1928–1932. This boom was predicated o...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £11,641

World/Water Futures

2020 - 2021
Blue Humanities is an underdeveloped subfield within the Environmental Humanities. It focuses on the cultural meanings of water, and incorporates multiple disciplinary strands, including ecology, mari...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £10,000

Narratives of Scottish Modernism: Christine Orr and Naomi Mitchison

2019 - 2020
The main objective of this project is to conduct archival research that will lead to new and internationally significant academic publications on the literary work of two modern Scottish female author...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £7,465

The Edinburgh Editions of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

2019 - 2020
The works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle have never – beyond a small number of individual texts – been published in a scholarly, critical edition. The proposed Research Network, based in Edinburgh, is comp...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £20,000

“get leave to live”: Nan Shepherd and the canon of Scottish and International Modernism

2019 - 2020
The primary aims of this project are as follows: a) to research in the Nan Shepherd holdings, and archives related to Shepherd’s work, at the University of Aberdeen; b) to consult with several Shepher...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £3,547

The German Diaspora during World War I: Remembering Internment Camps in Britain and the Commonwealth

2018 - 2019
The project pursues three main aims and objectives: 1. Address desideratum: During the First World War, many communities in Britain and its Empire hosted internment camps for military Prisoners of Wa...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £28,714

RSE Visiting Fellowship - Peat

2017 - 2017
RSE Visiting Fellowship application for Alexandra Peat, Franklin University Switzerland. The main objective of the Fellowship is to pursue research on the 1938 British Empire Exhibition in Glasgow an...
Funder: Royal Society of Edinburgh | Value: £5,000

Words on the Street: the Uses of a Digital Literary Landscape

2017 - 2018
This collaborative project with University of Edinburgh, will focus on the design and development of an interface, which will be accessible online, via mobile phones and tablets, and via large touchsc...
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £7,651

Mystical Nationalism: W. B. Yeats, Patrick Pearse and the Revival of Ireland

2016 - 2017
This research will explore the religious and spiritual ideas governing the Irish Revival, especially as these were manifested in the work, thought and life of Yeats and Pearse.
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £1,843

Malleable Truth: The Rediscovery of David Livingstone's Nyangwe diary

2014 - 2015
Funder: Arts & Humanities Research Council | Value: £3,200
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Dr Scott Lyall publishes an article in The Conversation on Nan Shepherd.

28 August 2019
‘The Living Mountain: in an age of ecological crisis, Nan Shepherd’s nature writing is more relevant than ever’. Article in The Conversation, published 29 August 2019

Dr Scott Lyall wins RSE grant to study the work of Scottish writer, Nan Shepherd.

1 February 2019
Dr Scott Lyall has won a grant from the Royal Society of Edinburgh to study the work of Scottish writer, Nan Shepherd.

ENU Associate Professor co-hosts conference to launch new, ground-breaking book

4 September 2018
Dr Calum Neill will co-host an international conference at Ghent University on the 21st and 22nd of September to launch his new co-edited book, Reading Lacan's Ecrits: From 'Signification of the Phall...

'A Night at Stobs': AHRC-funded Performances about WWI Internment

17 June 2018
A series of AHRC-funded performances will take place at venues in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Hawick in June. Produced by a multi-disciplinary team at Edinburgh Napier, and featuring Music and Acting stud...

Prof. Bashabi Fraser at Edinburgh International Book festival, 2017

22 August 2017
Bashabi Fraser and Alan Riach have an event at the Edinburgh International Book Festival on 23 august, including the launch of their book 'Thali Katori: An Anthology of Scottish and South Asian Poetry...

Dr Scott Lyall wins a Carnegie Research Incentive Grant.

31 July 2016
Dr Scott Lyall wins a Carnegie Research Incentive Grant to study the work of Irish writers such as W. B. Yeats and Patrick Pearse.

Publishes chapter in collection Mapping Across Academia

29 June 2016
Publishes chapter in collection Mapping Across Academia

Publishes new book: Community in Modern Scottish Literature

18 May 2016
Publishes new book: Community in Modern Scottish Literature (Leiden | Boston: Brill | Rodopi, 2016), 304pp.

Forgotten 1920s sci-fi novel by Scots author reawakened by students

13 May 2016
IT is a little-known Scottish science fiction novel which nearly sank without trace when it was published almost a century ago. Today, it is rated one of the 12 most essential Scottish sci-fi novels o...

Published article 'Postfeminism Meets the Women in Prison Genre: Privilege and Spectatorship in Orange Is the New Black

11 May 2016
Published article 'Postfeminism Meets the Women in Prison Genre: Privilege and Spectatorship in Orange Is the New Black'. Television & New Media (Sage, 2016).