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

Current research students

Project title Research student
Representation of the breath, is unique in S.T. Coleridge?s work because, formulated by a confluence of scientific and literary influences, it preempts modern holistic sensibilities. Alexandra Margaret GALLAGHER

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 and Aesthetics, 21(2), 180-198.

2011

  • Gardiner, B. (2011). Talking of Michelangelo: Routine and Radical Inquiry into Literature and Aesthetics. Literature and 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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