Mr David Large
BSc, BA Hons, MA (Otago)
Postgraduate Teaching Fellow
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- Malcolm Lowry
- Jorge Luis Borges
- Intertextuality and allusion
- Digital humanities: digital editions, TEI schema, metadata, mapping
- Editorial theory
Teaching and supervision
As part of my commitment to tertiary level teaching, I have a Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Higher Education) from the University of Sydney (2013).
Since 2011 I have taught in the following units at the University of Sydney:
- ENGL1002: Narratives of Romance and Adventure
- ENGL1009: Reading English Texts
- ENGL2607: Drama, Classical to Renaissance
- ENGL2617: Postmodernism
- ENGL2640: Shakespeare
- ENGL2648: Travellers' Tales
- ENGL6937: Major Movements in Contemporary Prose (MA coursework)
In 2010 I taught in the following units at the University of Otago (NZ):
- ENGL121: English Literature – A Survey
- ENGL150: Popular Literature –The Art of Crime
- Doctoral thesis (‘On to Genesis: Malcolm Lowry, Ultramarine and Consequential Modernism’) — to complete in September 2013
- Borges and idealist poetry
- Lynd Ward's 'woodcut novels'
- Editing fan fiction and the 'pull to publish' phenomenon
- Critical / annotated / variourum edition of Malcolm Lowry's 1933 Ultramarine (and related short fiction)
- Australasian Association for Digital Humanities
- Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand
- Modern Languages Association
- Society for the History of Authorship, Reading and Printing
- Society for Textual Scholarship
Awards and honours
- Digital Humanities Winter Institute Tuition Scholarship (2013)
- University of Sydney Dean's Citation for Excellence in Tutorial Teaching (2013)
- University of Sydney Postgraduate Teaching Fellowship (2012–13)
- Mellon Foundation THATCamp Fellowship (2011)
- Digital Humanities Summer Institute Tuition Scholarship (2011)
Recent Conference Papers
- ‘Malcolm Lowry’s macrocosmic visions.’ The Medieval Presence in the Modern Tradition (Marsden Fund invitational conference), University of Otago, April 2014.
- ‘Annotation and its (dis)contents: theory, practice and responsibility in digital annotation.’ book:logic, University of Queensland, October 2013.
- ‘“Drowning on the opaque surface”: Malcolm Lowry and Automated Distant Reading.’ Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand, University of Otago, November 2012.
- ‘“The Mortuary of the TLS”: Malcolm Lowry’s Ultramarine and the Genotext.’ Centre culturel international de Cerisy-la-Salle, Normandy, June-July, 2012.
- ‘Tracking “paraphrase, plagiarism, or pastiche”: Malcolm Lowry’s 1933 Ultramarine and Nordahl Grieg’s The Ship Sails On.’ (Poster.) Australasian Association for Digital Humanities, Canberra, March 2012.
- ‘“The power and purity”: Sublimation and projection in Malcolm Lowry’s Ultramarine.’ Australian Modernist Studies Network Symposium, Sydney, February 2012.