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“It was in that way that we used to talk, in July, 1914, of Armageddon”: Wartime in Ford Madox Ford’s Parade’s End Tetralogy

Book Chapter
Frayn, A. (2020)
“It was in that way that we used to talk, in July, 1914, of Armageddon”: Wartime in Ford Madox Ford’s Parade’s End Tetralogy. In Literature and Modern Time (25-49). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-29278-2
No abstract available.

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. (2020)
Pagan Modernism: First World War and Spiritual Revival in Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s Sunset Song and Neil M. Gunn’s Highland River. In D. A. Rennie (Ed.), Scottish Literature and World War I. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press
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German Military Internees Writing the First World War: Gender, Irony and Humour in the Camp Newspaper Stobsiade

Book Chapter
Schwan, A. (2020)
German Military Internees Writing the First World War: Gender, Irony and Humour in the Camp Newspaper Stobsiade. In C. Westall, & M. Kelly (Eds.), Prison Writing and the Literary World: Imprisonment, Institutionality and Questions of Literary Practice (41-57). Abingdon: Routledge
No abstract available.

Scottish Modernism and the “Renaissance”

Book Chapter
Lyall, S. (in press)
Scottish Modernism and the “Renaissance”. In I. Duncan (Ed.), The Cambridge History of Scottish Literature. Cambridge University Press
No abstract available. Forthcoming 2022.

The novel between the wars

Book Chapter
Lyall, S. (in press)
The novel between the wars. In I. Duncan (Ed.), The Cambridge History of Scottish Literature. Cambridge University Press
No abstract available. Forthcoming 2022.

H. G. Wells and J. B. Pinker: Previously Unpublished Correspondence Concerning Conrad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H. G. Wells and J. B. Pinker: Previously Unpublished Correspondence Concerning Conrad.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

Modernist Scottish Women Writers

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

LitLong Edinburgh: Public Engagement with a Digital Literary Cityscape

Book Chapter
Thomson, T., Loxley, J., & Anker, V. (in press)
LitLong Edinburgh: Public Engagement with a Digital Literary Cityscape. In T. Thomson, & A. Schwan (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Digital and Public Humanities. Palgrave Macmillan
Thomson, T., Loxley, J., and Anker, V. LitLong Edinburgh: Public Engagement with a Digital Literary Cityscape. In T. Thomson, & A. Schwan (Eds.), The Palgrave Handbook of Digi...

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

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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 ...
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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

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

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

The Scotland-India continuum of Ideas: The Relevance of Tagore & his circle

2014 - 2016
a) trace the exchange of ideas and people between Scotland and India from mid-nineteenth to mid-twentieth century (b) reaffirm the relevance of the work and ideas of Tagore and his circle (c) provi...
Funder: British Council | Value: £25,560

Update & Adapt an exisiting live tour scrip for new self-guided application

2012 - 2013
The Scottish Literary Pub Tour has been operating successfully since its inception in 1996 however the company would now like to utilise new technology to widen the scope of the tour and attract a bro...
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £4,970

ScoTs

2011 - 2013
To support work on Rabindranath Tagore and to establish a Scottish Centre of Tagore Studies (ScoTs).
Value: £20,000

Gothic Limits

2011 - 2011
Funding for presentation of paper at Conference
Funder: British Academy

Anniversary Events for Rabindranath Tagore

2011 - 2015
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.
Value: £2,250

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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.

Scott Lyall makes presentation at Saltire Literary Awards

24 November 2016
At the Saltire Literary Awards in Edinburgh's Central Hall, Dr Scott Lyall presented the Ross Roy Medal to Dr Craig Lamont of the University of Glasgow for the best PhD in Scottish Literature in 2016.

‘“For she was an independent woman, or nearly, anyway”: Locating the pubescent girl in Philip Pullman’s Sally Lockhart drafts ’

16 November 2016
The University’s Centre for Literature and Writing (CLAW) runs a series of research seminars on Wednesday afternoons throughout the teaching trimesters. These seminars are designed to approach literar...

Writing the First World War: Conflict and Memory, 1914-1930

20 September 2016
The University’s Centre for Literature and Writing (CLAW) runs a series of research seminars on Wednesday afternoons throughout the teaching trimesters. These seminars are designed to approach literar...

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.

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).

Linda Dryden along with Lucille Bluefield has secured charity funding for former student Helena Roots to pursue a PhD within CLAW.

23 February 2016
Linda Dryden along with Lucille Bluefield has secured charity funding for former student Helena Roots to pursue a PhD within CLAW.