Publications

Australian Centre

2015

  • Gelder, Ken and Varney, Denise (eds.,). On Species, JASAL, 15:2, September 2015

The Colonial Archive

2017

  • Gelder, Ken and Weaver, Rachael (eds. and intro.,). Ellen Davitt's Force and Fraud: A Tale of the Bush. Melbourne: Grattan Street Press, 2017
  • Gelder, Ken and Weaver, Rachael (intro.,). "Miles Franklin's Henry Lawson Lighted Lamps for Us in a Vast and Lonely Habitat," in Meanjin Quarterly 76, Spring, 2017
  • Gelder, Ken and Weaver, Rachael (eds. and intro.,). John Lang's The Forger's Wife. Melbourne: Grattan Street Press, 2017
  • Gelder, Ken and Weaver, Rachael. Colonial Australian Fiction: Character Types, Social Formations and the Colonial Economy. Sydney University Press, 2017
  • Gelder, Ken. Colonial Australian Gothic Literature. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature. Edition First 2017
  • Gelder, Ken, Weaver, Rachael. "Colonial Australian Detectives, Character Type and the Colonial Economy," in New Directions in Popular Fiction: Genre, Distribution, Reproduction, 2016
  • Weaver, Rachael. "Adaptation and Authorial Celebrity: Robyn Davidson and the Context of John Curran's "Tracks" (2013)," in Adaptation: the journal of literature on screen studies. 9, 2016

2015

  • Weaver, Rachael. "Ecologies of the Beachcomber in Colonial Australian Literature," in Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature 15, 2015
  • Gelder, Ken. "Colonial Modernity, Native Species and E.J. Brady's 'The Friar-Bird's Sermon: An Australian Fable'," in Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature 15, 2015
  • Gelder, Ken and Weaver, Rachael. "Towards a Genealogy of Minor Colonial Australian Character Types," in Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, 2:17, 2015
  • Maxwell, Anne and Croci, Josephine (eds.,). Shifting Focus: Colonial Australian Photography 1850 - 1920. Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2015

2014

  • Gelder, Ken and Weaver, Rachael (eds.,). The Colonial Journals, and the emergence of Australian literary culture. University of Western Australia Publishing, 2014
  • Gelder, Ken and Weaver, Rachael. "Beginnings and Endings: The Precarious Life of a Colonial Journal," in The Colonial Journals, and the emergence of Australian literary culture. University of Western Australia Publishing, 2014
  • Gelder, Ken and Weaver, Rachael. "'Explorations in Industry' Careers, Romance, and the Future of the Colonial Australian Girl," in Colonial Girlhood in Literature, Culture and History, 1840-1950. Palgrave Macmillan, 2014
  • Gelder, Ken and Weaver, Rachael. "Literary Journals and Literary Aesthetics in Early Post-Federation Australia," in Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature 14, 2014

2012

  • Weaver, Rachael. "Cosmos Magazine and Colonial Australian Femininity," in JASAL: special issue: field, curriculum, emotion, August, 2012
  • Knight, Stephen. The Mysteries of the Cities: Urban Crime Fiction in the Nineteenth Century. Jefferson N.C.: McFarland, 2012 (includes a chapter on Donald Cameron and colonial Australian Melbourne)
  • Gelder, Ken. "Australian Gothic," in Punter, David (ed.,). The New Companion to the Gothic. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2012

2011

  • Smith, Michelle. Empire in British Girls' Literature and Culture: Imperial Girls, 1880-1915. Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
  • Gelder, Ken and Weaver, Rachael (eds.,). The Anthology of Colonial Australian Adventure Fiction. Melbourne: Melbourne University Publishing, 2011
  • Gelder, Ken. "Negotiating the Colonial Australian Popular Fiction Archive," in JASAL: special issue: archive madness, August 2011

2010

  • Gelder, Ken, and Weaver, Rachael (eds.,). The Anthology of Colonial Australian Romance Fiction. Melbourne: Melbourne University Publishing, 2010
  • Gelder, Ken and Weaver, Rachael. "Louise Mack and Colonial Pseudo-Literature," in Southerly, 70:2, June 2010

2009

  • Weaver, Rachael. "Colonial Violence and Forgotten Fictions," in Australian Literary Studies 24:2, December 2009

Contemporary Australian Cultural Practices

2018

  • Varney, Denise, Stevens, Lara and Tait, Peta (eds.,) Feminist Ecologies: Changing Environments in the Anthropocene. London UK: Palgrave Macmillian, 2018

2017

  • Varney, Denise and Stevens, Lara. "Re-dressing patriarchal and colonial dispossession: Jelinek's "Jackie" on the Australian stage," in Elfriede Jelinek Goes Australia: Indigenising an Austrian Nobel Prize Winner. Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2017
  • Varney, Denise, Diamond, Elin and Amich, Candice (eds. and intro.,). Performance Feminism and Affect in Neoliberal Times. London UK: Palgrave Macmillian, 2017
  • Varney, Denise. "'Not Now, Not Ever': Julia Gillard and the Performative Power of Affect," in Performance Feminism and Affect in Neoliberal Times. London UK: Palgrave Macmillian, 2017
  • D'Urso, Sandra. "Performing Sovereignty Against Jurisprudential Death in an Australian State of Exception," in Performance Feminism and Affect in Neoliberal Times. London UK: Palgrave Macmillian, 2017

2016

  • Varney, Denise. "Australian Modernists in London: William Dobell’s "The Dead Landlord" and Patrick White's "The Ham Funeral"," in Humanities. 5:76, 2016

2015

  • Varney, Denise. "White's Brown Woman," in Meanjin Quaterly, 74, Summer 2015
  • Varney, Denise. "What the river remembers: Theatricality and embodied knowledge in performing The Secret River," in Communication, Politics & Culture, 48:3, 2015
  • Gelder, Ken. "Thirty Years On: 'Reading the Country' and Indigenous Homeliness", in Australian Humanities Review, 58, 2015
  • Varney, Denise. ""Beauty Tigress Queen": Staging the Thylacine in a Theatre of Species," in Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature, 15, 2015
  • Varney, Denise and D'Urso, Sandra. "Patrick White and aesthetic modernism in mid-century Australia," in Australasian Drama Studies, 66, April 2015

2012

  • Fensham, Rachel. "Belonging to Country" and "Stephen Page: A Journal of Healing and Spirituality," in Baxter and Brannigan (eds.,). Bodies of Thought: 12 Australian Choreographers. Adelaide: Wakefield Press, 2012
  • Varney, Denise. "Identity Politics in Australia," in Theatre Research International, 37:1, 2012
  • Johnson, Amanda. The Wind-up Birdman of Moorabool Street. Melbourne: Puncher and Wattmann, 2012 (poetry)

2011

  • Birch, Tony. Blood. St Lucia, Qld: University of Queensland Press, 2011 (novel)
  • Varney, Denise. Radical Visions 1968-2008: The Impact of the Sixties on Australian Drama. Amsterdam: Rodopi Press, 2011
  • Varney, Denise. "New and Liquid Modernities in the Regions of Australia: Reading Ngurrumilmarrmiriyu (Wrong Skin)," in Australasian Drama Studies, 58, April 2011
  • Eckersall, Peter. "Australian Performance Studies Marginally Off Centre," in Harding, James and Rosenthal, Cindy (eds.,). The Rise of Performance Studies: Rethinking Richard Schechner's Broad Spectrum. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
  • Gelder, Ken. ""Dramas of Encounter and Recognition": gender and the limits of ACARA's aspirations for the teaching of literature in schools," in Doecke, Davies and Mead (eds.,). Teaching Australian Literature: From Classroom Conversations to National Imaginings. Adelaide: Wakefield Press, 2011
  • Khan, Rimi, Yue, Audrey and Brook, S. "Developing a Local Cultural Indicator Framework in Australia: A Case Study of the City of Whittlesea," in Journal of Culture and Local Governance, 3:1-2, 2011
  • Gardner, Anthony. "Post-Provincial, Still Peripheral: Australian Art on the Global Stage, 1980-2009," in Anderson, Jaynie (ed.,). The Cambridge Companion to Australian Art. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011
  • Hoorn, Jeanette. "White man got no dreaming: Indigenous Art, Apartheid and the Emergence of "Global Style" painting in Australia," in Harris, Jonathan (ed.,). Globalization and Contemporary Art. London: Wiley Blackwell, 2011

2010

  • Khan, Rimi, "Going "Mainstream": Evaluating the Instrumentalisation of Multicultural Arts," in International Journal of Cultural Policy, 16:2, 2010

2009

  • Gelder, Ken and Salzman, Paul. After the Celebration: Australian Fiction 1989-2007. Melbourne: Melbourne University Publishing, 2009
  • Eckersall, Peter and Sheer, E. "Between Antipodality and Relational Performance: Performance Studies in Australia," in Roms, McKenzie and Wee (eds.,). Contesting Performance: Global Genealogies of Performance Research. London UK: Palgrave, 2009
  • Clemens, Justin. "Myth, abjection, otherness: contemporary Australian art," in Meanjin 3, September 2009