Dr Bruce Gardiner

PhD Prin BA
Senior Lecturer

A20 - John Woolley Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 6857

Research interests

  • Education and erudition: bibliography, quotation, citation, and plagiarism; the history of expository and ratiocinative English prose.
  • Literature and Scripture; reading, reverie, and dreaming; surrealism, psychoanalysis, and phenomenology.
  • Poetry and poetics, medieval to contemporary: literary thematics; regional and local traditions; the poetics of prose; ut pictura poesis; and voice and image in poetry and communications technologies.
  • American literatures: Meso-American, Native American, African American, and Caribbean; and the literary traditions of New York State, New England, New Mexico, and the Tidewater South.
  • Literature and royal courts (in England, France, and Japan), literary households (Romantic and Victorian), avant-gardes (Decadent and Modernist), and cities (New York and New Orleans).

Research groups

PhD and master's project opportunities

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Gardiner, B. (2007). What's New and How New Is It? Contempory rhetoric, the enlightenment, hypertext, and the unconscious. In Susan E. Thomas (Eds.), What is the New Rhetoric?, (pp. 29-45). Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Journals

  • Gardiner, B. (2011). Talking of Michelangelo: Routine and Radical Inquiry into Literature and Aesthetics. Literature & Aesthetics, 21(2), 180-198.

2011

  • Gardiner, B. (2011). Talking of Michelangelo: Routine and Radical Inquiry into Literature and Aesthetics. Literature & Aesthetics, 21(2), 180-198.

2007

  • Gardiner, B. (2007). What's New and How New Is It? Contempory rhetoric, the enlightenment, hypertext, and the unconscious. In Susan E. Thomas (Eds.), What is the New Rhetoric?, (pp. 29-45). Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

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