Dr Sarah Gleeson-White
BA MSc Edin PhD NSW
+61 2 9351 2391
Room S318, John Woolley Building (A20)
- American regionalism
- Writers in Hollywood; Hollywood screenplay
- William Faulkner
- Southern literature
- “William Faulkner at Twentieth Century-Fox.” A scholarly edition of Faulkner’s Twentieth Century-Fox screenplays.
- “American Regionalism and Modern Technology.” Edited collection of essays exploring technology and region in the United States from the late nineteenth century through the twentieth century. With David Davis (Mercer U) and Robert Jackson (University of Tulsa).
- “The Mechanics of Regionalism.” Book project examining American literary regionalism and industrial culture.
- Strange Bodies: Gender and Identity in the Novels of Carson McCullers. London and Tuscaloosa: U of Alabama P, 2003.
- “Auditory Exposures: Faulkner, Eisenstein and Film Sound.” PMLA (forthcoming).
- “William Faulkner, Screenwriter: ‘Sutter’s Gold’ and ‘Drums Along the Mohawk’.” Mississippi Quarterly 62:3-4 (2009): 427-42.
- “William Faulkner’s Go Down, Moses: An American Frontier Narrative.” Journal of American Studies 43.3 (2009): 389-405.
- “Playing Cowboys: Genre, Myth and Cormac McCarthy’s All the Pretty Horses.” Southwestern American Literature 33.1 (2007): 23-38.
- “A Peculiarly Southern Form of Ugliness: Eudora Welty, Carson McCullers and Flannery O’Connor.” The Southern Literary Journal 36.1 (2003): 46-57.
- “Revisiting the Southern Grotesque: Mikhail Bakhtin and the Case of Carson McCullers.” The Southern Literary Journal 33.2 (2001): 108-23.
- “The Hollywood South.” Cambridge Companion to Southern Literature. Ed. Sharon Monteith (forthcoming).
- “‘A Calculable Woman’ and a ‘Jittery Ninny’: Performing Femininity in The Ballad of the Sad Café and The Heart is a Lonely Hunter.” Reflections in a Critical Eye: New Essays on Carson McCullers. Ed. Jan Whitt. Lanham: UP of America, 2007.
- “Two Bodies in One: The Heart is a Lonely Hunter and The Ballad of the Sad Café.” The Ballad of the Sad Café. (Bloom’s Modern Critical Interpretations). Ed. Harold Bloom. New York: Chelsea House, 2004. 119-39.
Areas of Teaching
- American Studies
- Film Studies