Professor Geraldine Barnes

Professor Geraldine Barnes

PhD Lond. BA
McCaughey Professor of English Language and Early English Literature


Co-General Editor of the series Making the Middle Ages (Brepols) and Medieval Voyaging (Brepols)

Research Areas

Publications

Books
  • Barnes, G R, Singleton, G A (eds) 2005, Travel and Travellers from Bede to Dampier, Cambridge Scholars Press, Newcastle upon Tyne
Journal Articles
  • Barnes, G R Forthcoming 2012, Rémundar saga keisarasonar: romance, epic, and the legend of Prester John, Journal of English and Germanic Philology
  • Barnes, G R 2007, Meeting the Medieval Monstrous: An Australian Perspective, Arts: the proceedings of the Sydney University Arts Association, 29, 9-26
  • Barnes, G R 2006, Curiosity, Wonder, and William Dampier's Painted Prince, Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies, 6(1), 31-50
Book Chapters
  • Barnes, G R Forthcoming 2011, The Tristan Legend, The Arthur of the Northmen: The Arthurian Legend in the Norse and Rus Realms, University of Wales Press, Cardiff, 61-76
  • Barnes, G R Forthcoming 2011, Traditions of the monstrous in William Dampier’s New Holland, [[i||Travel Narratives, the New Science and Literary Discourse in Early Modern England, Ashgate, Surrey, 133-157
  • Barnes, G R 2009, Scandinavian Versions of Arthurian Romance, A Companion to Arthurian Literature, Blackwell, West Sussex, 189-201
  • Barnes, G R 2007, The 'Discourse of Counsel' and the 'Translated' Riddarasgur, Learning and Understanding in the Old Norse World: Essays in Honour of Margaret Clunies Ross, Brepols, Turnhout, 375-397
  • Barnes, G R 2007, Travel and translatio studii in the Icelandic riddarasgur, Ubersetzen im skandinavischen Mittelalter, Fassbaender, Vienna, 123-139
  • Barnes, G R 2006, Medieval Murder - Modern Crime Fiction, Medieval Cultural Studies: Essays in Honour of Stephen Knight, University of Wales Press, Cardiff, 241-254
  • Barnes, G R, Mitchell, A C 2005, Introduction, Travel and Travellers from Bede to Dampier, Cambridge Scholars Press, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1-8
  • Barnes, G R, Mitchell, A C 2005, Passing through Customs: William Dampier's Medieval Baggage, Medievalism and the Gothic in Australian Culture, Brepols, Victoria, 131-145
  • Barnes, G R, Mitchell, A C 2005, William Dampier's Itinerarium, Travel and Travellers from Bede to Dampier, Cambridge Scholars Press, Newcastle upon Tyne, 207-230
Conference Proceedings
  • Barnes, G R 2009, Byzantium in the riddarasgur, 14th International Saga Conference, Gävle University Press, Gävle, Sweden, 92-98
  • Barnes, G R 2009, The Giants of Tristrams Saga, 2009 Australasian Universities Language and Litertaure Association Conference: the human and the humanities in literature, language and culture, Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association, Australia, 115-122
  • Barnes, G R 2006, 'Margin vs. Centre: Geopolitics in Nitida saga (a Cosmographical Comedy?)', The Thirteenth International Saga Conference (2006), The Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Durham University, Durham, 104-112

Areas of Current Research Supervision

  • Crime and pulp fiction
  • Children in Old Icelandic sources
  • Scholarly writers of fantasy literature
  • Postcolonialism in Middle English literature
  • Fantasy in children's literature