Emeritus Professor Michael Wilding

Emeritus Professor

Selected publications


  • Asian Dawn. Melbourne: Arcadia. 2013.
  • Somewhere New: New and Selected Stories. Rockhampton: Central Queensland University Press; Colwall, U. K.: McBride's Books. 1996.
  • Book of the Reading. Sydney: Paper Bark Press. 1994.
  • This is for You. Sydney: Angus and Robertson. l994.
  • Her Most Bizarre Sexual Experience. New York: W. W. Norton. l991.
  • Great Climate. London: Faber and Faber. l990.
  • Under Saturn. Sydney: Black Swan. l988.
  • The Man of Slow Feeling: Selected Short Stories. Melbourne: Penguin. l986.
  • The Paraguayan Experiment. Melbourne and Harmondsworth: Penguin. l985.
  • Reading the Signs. Sydney: Hale and Iremonger. l984.
  • Pacific Highway. Sydney: Hale and Iremonger. l982.
  • The Phallic Forest. Sydney: Wild and Woolley; Dunedin: John McIndoe. 1978.
  • Scenic Drive. Sydney: Wild and Woolley. l976.
  • The Short Story Embassy. Sydney: Wild and Woolley. l975.
  • The West Midland Underground. St. Lucia: University of Queensland. 1975.
  • Living Together. St. Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 1974.
  • Aspects of the Dying Process. St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. 1972.


  • Wild Bleak Bohemia: Marcus Clarke, Adam Lindsay Gordon and Henry Kendall: A Documentary. Australian Scholarly Publishing, North Melbourne. 2014.
  • Obscenity, Censorship and Diversion, Antique Children: A Mischievous Literary Arts Journal, AQC Books, Los Angeles, 44-48. 2013.
  • Writing Humour, Serious Frolic: Essays on Australian Humour, (pp. 171-185). University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, QLD, 171-185. 2009.
  • Studies in Classic Australian Fiction. Sydney: Sydney Studies in Society and Culture; Nottingham U. K.: Shoestring Press. 1997.
  • Social Visions. Sydney: Sydney Studies in Society and Culture. 1993.
  • The Radical Tradition: Lawson, Furphy, Stead. Townsville: Foundation for Australian Literary Studies. 1993.
  • Dragons Teeth: Literature in the English Revolution. Oxford: Clarendon Press. l987.
  • Political Fictions. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul. l980; Sydney: Hale and Iremonger. 1984.
  • Marcus Clarke. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. l977.
  • (with Michael Green) Cultural Policy in Great Britain. Paris: Unesco. l970.
  • Milton's Paradise Lost. Sydney: Sydney University Press. 1969.
  • (edited with Mabel Lee) History, Literature and Society. New Delhi: Manohar; Sydney: Sydney Studies in Society and Culture. 1997.
  • (edited) The Oxford Book of Australian Short Stories. Melbourne, Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. l994; paperback, 1995.
  • (edited with Rudi Krausmann) Air Mail from Down Under. (Australian Short Stories in German translation). Vienna: Gangan. 1990.
  • (edited) Stories by Marcus Clarke. Sydney: Hale and Iremonger. 1983.
  • (edited) The Workingman's Paradise by William Lane. Sydney: Sydney University Press. 1980.
  • (edited) The Tabloid Story Pocket Book. Sydney: Wild and Woolley. 1978.
  • (edited with Stephen Knight) The Radical Reader. Sydney: Wild and Woolley. 1977.
  • (edited) Marcus Clarke. St Lucia: University of Queensland Press. l976; 2nd edition, 1988.
  • (edited with David Malouf, Shirley Cass and Ros Cheney) We Took Their Orders And Are Dead. vSydney: Ure Smith. 1971.
  • (edited) Julius Caesar and Marcus Brutus by John Sheffield, London: Cornmarket. 1970.
  • (edited) Marvell: Modern Judgements. London: Macmillan. 1969; Nashville: Aurora. 1970.
  • (edited with Charles Higham) Australians Abroad. Melbourne: F.W.Cheshire. 1967.
  • (edited) Three Tales by Henry James. Sydney: Hicks Smith. 1967.

Specific Topics

  • Sir Edward Kelly
  • John Milton
  • Andrew Marvell
  • Marcus Clarke
  • William Lane
  • Christina Stead
  • contemporary fiction