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Henryson, Dunbar and Douglas (2024)
Book Chapter
Royan, N. (2024). Henryson, Dunbar and Douglas. In G. Carruthers (Ed.), A Companion to Scottish Literature (379-392). Wiley Blackwell

Creative Facticity and 'Hyper-Archaeology': the Spatial and Performative Textualities of Psychogeography (2021)
Book Chapter
Jordan, S. (2021). Creative Facticity and 'Hyper-Archaeology': the Spatial and Performative Textualities of Psychogeography. In Writing Remains New Intersections of Archaeology, Literature and Science (95-116). London: Bloomsbury Publishing. https://doi.org/10.5040/9781350109490.ch-004

The chapter examines the interdependencies between fiction and archaeology through the analysis of psychogeography, a broad and ever expanding genre that mixes archaeological and historical fact with fiction. Critical to this analysis is an understan... Read More about Creative Facticity and 'Hyper-Archaeology': the Spatial and Performative Textualities of Psychogeography.

Cresseid, Dido and the Power of Speech (2020)
Journal Article
Royan, N. (2020). Cresseid, Dido and the Power of Speech. Nottingham Medieval Studies, 64, 61-86. https://doi.org/10.1484/J.NMS.5.127657

The representation of women is often used as a critical touchstone for the re-assessment of many medieval texts: this is also true of discussions of Robert Henryson’s The Testament of Cresseid and Gavin Douglas’s Eneados. This essay compares these po... Read More about Cresseid, Dido and the Power of Speech.

The entire 'Man of Letters'?: Robert Southey, correspondence and Romantic incompleteness (2020)
Book Chapter
Pratt, L. (2020). The entire 'Man of Letters'?: Robert Southey, correspondence and Romantic incompleteness. In M. Callaghan, & A. Howe (Eds.), Romanticism and the Letter (99-115). Switzerland: Springer Nature. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-29310-9

‘[I]ncompleteness, fragmentation, and ruin’ have been described as central to ‘both the theory and the actuality of Romanticism’...

Robert Southey and his age: ageing, old age and the days of old (2019)
Journal Article
Pratt, L. (2019). Robert Southey and his age: ageing, old age and the days of old. Romanticism, 24(1), 271-280. https://doi.org/10.3366/rom.2019.0432

Throughout a four-decade career, the controversial poet, historian, biographer and essayist Robert Southey explored the trajectories both of his own individual life and of the time and the society in which he lived. Using a range of published and unp... Read More about Robert Southey and his age: ageing, old age and the days of old.