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H. G. Wells and J. B. Pinker: Previously Unpublished Correspondence Concerning Conrad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H. G. Wells and J. B. Pinker: Previously Unpublished Correspondence Concerning Conrad.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
No abstract available.

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...

The Inheritors, H. G. Wells and Science Fiction: The Dimensions of the Future

Journal Article
Dryden, L. (2017)
The Inheritors, H. G. Wells and Science Fiction: The Dimensions of the Future. Conradiana, 49(2/3), 103-120. https://doi.org/10.1353/cnd.2017.0013
In 1901 H.G. Wells published Anticipations, a provocative speculation on the future course of technology and on how social and political systems might evolve. In the same year...

Monomaniacs, evolutionary science and the influence of Stevenson in Wells's The Island of Doctor Moreau

Book Chapter
Dryden, L. (2017)
Monomaniacs, evolutionary science and the influence of Stevenson in Wells's The Island of Doctor Moreau. In R. J. Hill (Ed.), Robert Louis Stevenson and the Great Affair: Movement, Memory, and Modernity. Robert Louis Stevenson and the Great Affair: Movement, Memory, and Modernity: Routledge
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...

Joseph Conrad and H. G. Wells: The Fin de Siecle Literary Scene.

Book
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,...

Journal of Stevenson Studies.

Book
Dryden, L., & Watson, R. (2014)
Journal of Stevenson Studies. Stirling Centre for Scottish Studies
Issue 11 of the Journal of Stevenson Studies, edited by Linda Dryden and Rory Watson, has now been published.

'Romance-ing Treasure Island: Conrad and Ford's Debt to Robert Louis Stevenson

Journal Article
Dryden, L. (2013)
'Romance-ing Treasure Island: Conrad and Ford's Debt to Robert Louis Stevenson. Journal of Stevenson Studies, 10,

Conrad, Ford, Wells and Modernism

Journal Article
Dryden, L. (2012)
Conrad, Ford, Wells and Modernism. L'Epoque Conradienne,
This article develops on my previous work on Conrad and Wells, but brings Ford more firmly into the frame. The argument centres on how Conrad and Ford discussed their efforts ...

Literary affinities and the postcolonial in Robert Louis Stevenson and Joseph Conrad.

Book Chapter
Dryden, L. (2011)
Literary affinities and the postcolonial in Robert Louis Stevenson and Joseph Conrad. In M. Gardiner, G. Macdonald, & N. O'Gallagher (Eds.), Scottish Literature and Postcolonial Literature: Comparative Texts and Critical Perspectives, 86-97. Edinburgh University Press. https://doi.org/10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637744.003.0006
This paper offers a comparative study of some of the colonial fictions of Stevenson and Conrad. It takes a postcolonial position, arguing that both Stevenson and Conrad were m...

Review of Richard Hand ed., Conrad's Victory: The Play and Reviews

Journal Article
Dryden, L. (2010)
Review of Richard Hand ed., Conrad's Victory: The Play and Reviews. Conradiana, 42, 180-183. https://doi.org/10.1353/cnd.2010.0014
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Scottish Gothic: A Scientist’s Companion

2021 - date
Victoria Elliott | Director of Studies: Dr Emily Alder | Second Supervisor: Dr Scott Lyall

Superstition in 19th Century Seafaring Literature: Melville and Conrad

2019 - date
Federica Mascherpa | Director of Studies: Prof Linda Dryden

Tuned in or dropped out? The short life, influence and curious death of the London Drury Lane Arts Lab, as evidenced by the Jim Haynes Living Archives

2018 - date
Martin Belk | Director of Studies: Prof Jane Ali-Knight | Second Supervisor: Dr Kirstie Jamieson

The photography of man-made constructions in remote environments - an investigation into creative landscape photographic practice

2016 - date
Neil McCoubrey | Director of Studies: Dr Alistair Scott | Second Supervisor: Dr Alexander Supartono

Nineteenth-century girls and authorship: adolescent writing, appropriation, and its representation in literature, c 1860-1900

2015 - 2019
My PhD research focuses on the lived experience and literary representation...
Dr Lois Burke | Director of Studies: Prof Anne Schwan | Second Supervisor: Dr Sarah Artt

Robert Louis Stevenson and the emergence of Modernism

2014 - date
Duncan Milne | Director of Studies: Prof Linda Dryden | Second Supervisor: Dr Scott Lyall

The influence of duality and Poe?s notion of the ?Bi-Part Soul? on the genesis of detective fiction in the nineteenth-century

2008 - 2010
This thesis examines the meaning, origin and influence of Edgar Allan Poe’s...
Dr Stephanie Craighill | Director of Studies: Prof Linda Dryden | Second Supervisor: Prof Anne Schwan

H Rider Haggard, Theophilus Shepstone and the Zikali trilogy: a revisionist approach to Haggard's African fiction

2006 - 2017
Dr Kate Simpson | Director of Studies: Prof Linda Dryden | Second Supervisor: Prof Bashabi Fraser

William Hope Hodgson's borderlands: monstrosity, other worlds, and the future at the fin de siecle

2003 - 2009
Dr Emily Alder | Director of Studies: Prof Linda Dryden | Second Supervisor: Sara Wasson