Dr Judith Barbour

Honorary Research Associate

Selected publications

  • Barbour, J. (2010). Bligh of the Bounty: Vindications and Reverberations of calamity. In Helen Groth and Paul Sheehan (Eds.), Remaking Literary History, (pp. 130-142). Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
  • Barbour, J. (2008). The professor and the orang-outang: Mary Shelley as a child reader. In Christa Knellwolf and Jane Goodall (Eds.), Frankenstein's Science: Experimentation and Discovery in Romantic Culture, 1780-1830, (pp. 33-48). Aldershot, UK: Ashgate.
  • Barbour, J. (2007). The Comic Poetry of Suffering: Kate Grenville's "The Secret River". Southerly, 67(1-2), 423-434.
  • An electronic edition of Mary Shelley's 'Life of William Godwin', from the Abinger MSS, Oxford, and MS microfilms at Duke University, Durham NC , edited by Judith Barbour with the research assistance of Dr Clara Tuite, and the technical assistance in preparation and coding of the electronic edition of Dr Gerard Goggin. (University of Sydney Fisher Library SETIS forthcoming)
    [This scholarly editing project has been assisted by an ARC Small Grant in 1999 to Professor Margaret A. Harris and Dr Judith Barbour]
  • '"Obliged to make a deposit of our minds": William Godwin and the sociable contract of writing', in Romantic Sociability: Social Networks and Literary Culture in Britain, 1770-1840, ed. Gillian Russell and Clara Tuite. (Cambridge University Press 2002)
  • 'Mary Shelley: Writing/Other Women in Godwin's Life', in Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley: Writing Lives, ed. Helen Buss, D. L. Macdonald, and Anne McWhir (Wilfrid Laurier University Press (Canada) 2001)
  • 'Garrick's Version: The Production of "Perdita" ', a paper delivered at Warwick University One Day Conference 'Commemorating Mary Robinson', 23 September 2000 and submitted for publication to a forthcoming Special Issue of Women'sWriting edited by Dr Jacqueline Labbe.
  • 'Virginia Woolf Rereads Aemilia Lanyer: Women Refashion Shakespeare', a paper to be delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association for Eighteenth-Century Studies [ASECS] in New Orleans, 19-22 April 2001.
  • 'London an Entrepôt of the Exotic', a paper (jointly with Dr Les Hiatt) delivered at the XIIth David Nichol Smith Conference at the National Library of Australia in conjunction with the Humanities Research Centre and Centre for Cross-Cultural Research of the Australian National University, Canberra on 26-28 March 2001.
  • "Her errand into the wilderness": a study of Jemima Wilkinson "the Universal Friend" and the Keuka Lake, NY, frontier community 1790-1819, from the the Potter-Wilkinson MSS in the Olin Library, Cornell University, Ithaca NY; a paper delivered at the Reorienting Romanticism Conference at the Humanities Research Centre of the Australian National University, Canberra, in April 1998.
  • Alphabetical entries in An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age: British Culture 1776-1832 , ed. Iain McCalman; associate editors Jon Mee, Gillian Russell, and Clara Tuite (Oxford: Oxford University Press). 1999.
  • '"The meaning of the tree": The tale of Mirra in Mary Shelley's Mathilda', in Iconoclastic Departures: Mary Shelley after Frankenstein , eds. Syndy M. Conger, Frederick S. Frank, and Gregory O'Dea; asst. ed. Jennifer Yocum (Totowa: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press), 98 - 114. 1997.
  • "Letters of the Law: The Trial of E.K. Avery for the Murder of Sarah M. Cornell", Law/Text/Culture 2: 118-133. 1995.

Research areas

  • British and American Romanticism 1776-1832.