Associate Professor Kate Lilley

BA, PhD Lond.
Senior Lecturer

A20 - John Woolley Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9351 2426

Research interests

Teaching and supervision

  • Gender and genre
  • American and African-American poetry
  • Seventeenth-century literature, especially women's writing
  • Elegy
  • Feminist theory
  • Queer theory
  • Rhetoric

PhD and master's project opportunities

Selected grants

2012

  • The Material Cultures of Early Modern Women's Writing: Editing, Reception and Mediation; Smith R, Pender P, Salzman P, Lilley K, Ross S, O'Callaghan M, Wiseman S; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Discovery Projects (DP).

2007

  • Royalist womens writing and social authorship 1640-1670; Lilley K; University of Sydney/Bridging Support.

2006

  • University of Sydney - Near Miss Scheme; Lilley K; University of Sydney (CHASS)/Bridging Support.

2000

  • Pilot study for an electronic edition of the works of John Tranter; Harris M, Lilley K; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Small Grants.

Selected publications & creative works

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Edited Books

  • Lilley, K. (2010). Selected Poems of Dorothy Hewett. Crawley, WA: University of Western Australia Publishing (UWAP).
  • Lilley, K. (2002). The Blazing World and Other Writings. United States: Penguin Classics.

Book Chapters

  • Lilley, K. (2013). Blackwork: On Susan Howe's The Midnight. In Ann Vickery, John Hawke (Eds.), Poetry and the Trace, (pp. 254-268). Glebe, Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann.
  • Lilley, K. (2010). Dedicated thought: Montaigne, Bacon, and the English Renaissance Essay. In Susannah Brietz Monta and Margaret W. Ferguson (Eds.), Teaching Early Modern English Prose, (pp. 95-112). New York, NY: Modern Language Association (MLA).
  • Lilley, K. (2010). Introduction. In Kate Lilley (Eds.), Selected Poems of Dorothy Hewett, (pp. 1-11). Crawley, WA: University of Western Australia Publishing (UWAP).
  • Lilley, K. (2010). Reading Tranter in Middle Age: Under Berlin and The Floor of Heaven. In Rod Mengham (Eds.), The Salt Companion to John Tranter, (pp. 102-115). Cambridge, United Kingdom: Salt Publishing.
  • Lilley, K. (2010). The German Princess revived: the case of Mary Carleton. In Salzman, Paul (Eds.), Expanding the Canon of Early Modern Womens Writing, (pp. 113-124). Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
  • Lilley, K. (2008). "Imaginarie in manner: reall in matter": Rachel Speght's Dreame and the female scholar-poet. In Katharine Hodgkin, Michelle OCallaghan and S.J. Wiseman (Eds.), Reading the Early Modern Dream: The Terrors of the Night, (pp. 97-108). New York: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Lilley, K. (2007). Rhetorical Sex: Shakespeare's Sonnets and Mary Wroth's Pamphilia to Amphilanthus. In Susan E. Thomas (Eds.), What is the New Rhetoric?, (pp. 126-139). Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.
  • Lilley, K. (2006). Descending. In John Kinsella (Eds.), School Days, (pp. 168-172). Fremantle WA: Fremantle Arts Centre Press.
  • Lilley, K. (2006). Early Modern Garbo: The Two Bodies of Queen Christina. In Elizabeth mcMahon and Brigitta Olubas (Eds.), Women Making time, (pp. 13-27). Perth: University of Western Australia Press.
  • Lilley, K. (2003). Contracting readers: 'Margaret Newcastle' and the rhetoric of conjugality. In Stephen Clucas (Eds.), A Princely Brave Woman: Essays on Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, (pp. 19-39). Hampshire, UK: Ashgate.
  • Lilley, K. (1992). The Blazing World and other Writings. The Blazing World and Other Writings. United States: Penguin Classics.

Journals

  • Lilley, K. (2012). Fruits of Sodom: The Critical Erotics of Early Modern Women's Writing. Parergon, 29(2), 175-192. [More Information]
  • Lilley, K. (2012). Mediations on Emergent Occasions: Mad Men, Donald Draper and Frank O'Hara. Cultural Studies Review (Online), 18(2), 301-315.
  • Lilley, K. (2011). In the Hewett Archive. JASAL - Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature, 11(1 (Special issue: Archive Madness)), 1-14.
  • Lilley, K. (2010). 'These novels of my life': Mary Carleton's crimes. Australian Feminist Studies, 25(65), 265-279.
  • Lilley, K. (2010). Mary Carleton's false additions: the case of the 'German Princess' [HISTORY 1029053xPUB241]. Humanities Research, 16(1), 79-89.
  • Lilley, K. (2009). Blackwork: on Susan Howe's The Midnight. HEAT, 21, 11-33.
  • Lilley, K. (2001). "Dear Object": Katherine Philips' Love Elegies and their Readers. Women's Writing, , 163-178.
  • Lilley, K. (2001). An Interview with John Tranter. Southerly, 61(2), 7-23.
  • Lilley, K. (2001). Close Up: Australian Writing and Cultural Studies. Southerly, 61(2).
  • Lilley, K. (2001). Introduction to Southerly Volume 61 issue 2. Southerly, 61(2).

Edited Journals

  • Lilley, K. (2001). Editorial to Southerly 61.2 2001. Southerly, 61(2).

Conferences

  • Lilley, K. (2010). Creative writing: belonging. Scoping the Syllabus: English Association English Teachers' Conference 2010, Sydney: The English Association Sydney.
  • Lilley, K. (2009). Teaching Poetry. English Association English Teachers' Conference 2009, Australia: The English Association Sydney.
  • Lilley, K. (2008). Denise Levertov's poetics of "revolutionary love". New Directions: the English Association English Teachers Conference 2008, Sydney: English Association, Sydney Branch.

Textual Creative Works

  • Lilley, K. (2012). 1. I wanted to feel closer to God 2. Human Scale 3. Sworn 4. Tell the Truth 5. Bookworm 6. Anniversary (Summer Vacation) 7. When Ladies Meet 8. LITTLE Maisie 9. Maisily 10. Seal 11. Coil 12. Ladylike 13. Heidiland 14. Lauralude 15. The Garden of Alla 16. Anisotropy 17. Sidonie 18.Marie. Ladylike, (pp. 1 - 70). Crawley, WA, Australia: UWA Publishing.
  • Lilley, K. (2012). Season's Greetings. Southerly, Sydney, Australia: English Association, Sydney Branch.
  • Lilley, K. (2011). Crush. The Best Australian Poems 2011, (pp. 102 - 103). Collingwood, Australia: Black Inc. Publishing.
  • Lilley, K. (2010). Dress circle. Best Australian Poems 2010, (pp. 149 - 149). Collingwood, Australia: Black Inc.
  • Lilley, K. (2009). 1. Discovery. Out of the Box: contemporary Australian gay and lesbian poets, (pp. 72 - 72). Sydney, Australia: Puncher & Wattmann.
  • Lilley, K. (2009). 1. In the sun. Out of the Box: contemporary Australian gay and lesbian poets, (pp. 84 - 84). Sydney, Australia: Puncher and Wattmann.
  • Lilley, K. (2009). 1. Live at the Opry. Out of the Box: contemporary Australian gay and lesbian poets, (pp. 103 - 103). Sydney, Australia: Puncher and Wattmann.
  • Lilley, K. (2009). 1. Metaland. Poets Paint Words II, (pp. 13 - 13). Newcastle, Australia: Newcastle Region Art Gallery.
  • Lilley, K. (2009). 1. Starry Messenger. Out of the Box: contemporary Australian gay and lesbian poets, (pp. 161 - 161). Glebe, Sydney, Australia: Puncher and Wattmann.
  • Lilley, K. (2009). 1. The Double Session 2. Genie 3. Baghdad Grammys. Blackbox Manifold Issue 3, (pp. 1 - 2). Sheffield, United Kingdom: Blackbox Manifold.
  • Lilley, K. (2009). Magnolia Thoughts. Southerly, 69 (3), (pp. 89 - 90). Sydney, Australia: The English Association Sydney.
  • Lilley, K. (2008). Almanac [portfolio: Lilley, Kate: Ladylike]. Over There: Poems from Singapore and Australia, Singapore, Singapore: Ethos Books Pagesetters Services.
  • Lilley, K. (2008). Cento: Round Vienna. Women's Work, (pp. 316 - 317). Bridgend, United Kingdom: Seren Press.
  • Lilley, K. (2008). Drafty. Over There: Poems from Singapore and Australia, Singapore, Singapore: Ethos Books Pagesetters Services.
  • Lilley, K. (2008). My Bad. Over There: Poems from Singapore and Australia, Singapore, Singapore: Ethos Books Pagesetters Services.
  • Lilley, K. (2007). 1972. Dangdai aodaliya shige xuan (anthology poetry), Shanghai, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan Province): Shanghai Wen Yi Chu Ban She.
  • Lilley, K. (2007). 3 Poems - Drafty, Artemisia Countrified, Pet. (pp. 112 - 113). Sydney, Australia: English Association, Sydney Branch.
  • Lilley, K. (2006). A section of six poems. Canada: Ecrits des Forges.
  • Lilley, K. (2006). Australian Twenty-Five Poets. UNSPECIFIED: .
  • Lilley, K. (2006). Rhapsody. Snorkel no.4, (pp. 1 - 1). Australia: Snorkel.
  • Lilley, K. (2006). Sprechstimme. Snorkel no.4, Australia: Snorkel.
  • Lilley, K. (2006). Walk towards me like a newsreel stuttering joy. Canberra, Australia: Pandanus Books.
  • Lilley, K. (2005). 'Cento: Around Vienna'; 'My Bad'; 'Miltonic'. Jacket Magazine, April 2005, Sydney, Australia: Australian Literary Management.
  • Lilley, K. (2005). Australian Literature Resources [20 poems]. UNSPECIFIED: .
  • Lilley, K. (2005). Featured Australian Poet, Poetry International Web [12 poems]. UNSPECIFIED: .
  • Lilley, K. (2005). Genie'. UNSPECIFIED.
  • Lilley, K. (2003). Best Australian Poems [5 poems]. UNSPECIFIED: .
  • Lilley, K. (2002). Versary, (pp. vii - 98). Applecross, WA, Australia: Salt Publishing.

Reference Works

  • Lilley, K. (2001). Aphra Behn. In Robert Aldrich and Gary Wotherspoon (Eds.), Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History. London: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Lilley, K. (2001). Charlotte Charke. In Robert Aldrich and Gary Wotherspoon (Eds.), Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History. London: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Lilley, K. (2001). Eileen Myles. In Robert Aldrich and Gary Wotherspoon (Eds.), Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History. London: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Lilley, K. (2001). Elizabeth Bishop. In Robert Aldrich and Gary Wotherspoon (Eds.), Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History. London: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Lilley, K. (2001). Katherine Philips. In Robert Aldrich and Gary Wotherspoon (Eds.), Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History. London: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Lilley, K. (2001). Margaret Cavendish. In Robert Aldrich and Gary Wotherspoon (Eds.), Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History. London: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Lilley, K. (2001). Marilyn Hacker. In Robert Aldrich and Gary Wotherspoon (Eds.), Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History. London.
  • Lilley, K. (2001). Mary Astell. In Robert Aldrich and Gary Wotherspoon (Eds.), Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History. London: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Lilley, K. (2001). Sarah Scott. In Robert Aldrich and Gary Wotherspoon (Eds.), Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History. London: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.

2013

  • Lilley, K. (2013). Blackwork: On Susan Howe's The Midnight. In Ann Vickery, John Hawke (Eds.), Poetry and the Trace, (pp. 254-268). Glebe, Sydney: Puncher & Wattmann.

2012

  • Lilley, K. (2012). 1. I wanted to feel closer to God 2. Human Scale 3. Sworn 4. Tell the Truth 5. Bookworm 6. Anniversary (Summer Vacation) 7. When Ladies Meet 8. LITTLE Maisie 9. Maisily 10. Seal 11. Coil 12. Ladylike 13. Heidiland 14. Lauralude 15. The Garden of Alla 16. Anisotropy 17. Sidonie 18.Marie. Ladylike, (pp. 1 - 70). Crawley, WA, Australia: UWA Publishing.
  • Lilley, K. (2012). Fruits of Sodom: The Critical Erotics of Early Modern Women's Writing. Parergon, 29(2), 175-192. [More Information]
  • Lilley, K. (2012). Mediations on Emergent Occasions: Mad Men, Donald Draper and Frank O'Hara. Cultural Studies Review (Online), 18(2), 301-315.
  • Lilley, K. (2012). Season's Greetings. Southerly, Sydney, Australia: English Association, Sydney Branch.

2011

  • Lilley, K. (2011). Crush. The Best Australian Poems 2011, (pp. 102 - 103). Collingwood, Australia: Black Inc. Publishing.
  • Lilley, K. (2011). In the Hewett Archive. JASAL - Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature, 11(1 (Special issue: Archive Madness)), 1-14.

2010

  • Lilley, K. (2010). 'These novels of my life': Mary Carleton's crimes. Australian Feminist Studies, 25(65), 265-279.
  • Lilley, K. (2010). Creative writing: belonging. Scoping the Syllabus: English Association English Teachers' Conference 2010, Sydney: The English Association Sydney.
  • Lilley, K. (2010). Dedicated thought: Montaigne, Bacon, and the English Renaissance Essay. In Susannah Brietz Monta and Margaret W. Ferguson (Eds.), Teaching Early Modern English Prose, (pp. 95-112). New York, NY: Modern Language Association (MLA).
  • Lilley, K. (2010). Dress circle. Best Australian Poems 2010, (pp. 149 - 149). Collingwood, Australia: Black Inc.
  • Lilley, K. (2010). Introduction. In Kate Lilley (Eds.), Selected Poems of Dorothy Hewett, (pp. 1-11). Crawley, WA: University of Western Australia Publishing (UWAP).
  • Lilley, K. (2010). Mary Carleton's false additions: the case of the 'German Princess' [HISTORY 1029053xPUB241]. Humanities Research, 16(1), 79-89.
  • Lilley, K. (2010). Reading Tranter in Middle Age: Under Berlin and The Floor of Heaven. In Rod Mengham (Eds.), The Salt Companion to John Tranter, (pp. 102-115). Cambridge, United Kingdom: Salt Publishing.
  • Lilley, K. (2010). Selected Poems of Dorothy Hewett. Crawley, WA: University of Western Australia Publishing (UWAP).
  • Lilley, K. (2010). The German Princess revived: the case of Mary Carleton. In Salzman, Paul (Eds.), Expanding the Canon of Early Modern Womens Writing, (pp. 113-124). Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

2009

  • Lilley, K. (2009). 1. Discovery. Out of the Box: contemporary Australian gay and lesbian poets, (pp. 72 - 72). Sydney, Australia: Puncher & Wattmann.
  • Lilley, K. (2009). 1. In the sun. Out of the Box: contemporary Australian gay and lesbian poets, (pp. 84 - 84). Sydney, Australia: Puncher and Wattmann.
  • Lilley, K. (2009). 1. Live at the Opry. Out of the Box: contemporary Australian gay and lesbian poets, (pp. 103 - 103). Sydney, Australia: Puncher and Wattmann.
  • Lilley, K. (2009). 1. Metaland. Poets Paint Words II, (pp. 13 - 13). Newcastle, Australia: Newcastle Region Art Gallery.
  • Lilley, K. (2009). 1. Starry Messenger. Out of the Box: contemporary Australian gay and lesbian poets, (pp. 161 - 161). Glebe, Sydney, Australia: Puncher and Wattmann.
  • Lilley, K. (2009). 1. The Double Session 2. Genie 3. Baghdad Grammys. Blackbox Manifold Issue 3, (pp. 1 - 2). Sheffield, United Kingdom: Blackbox Manifold.
  • Lilley, K. (2009). Blackwork: on Susan Howe's The Midnight. HEAT, 21, 11-33.
  • Lilley, K. (2009). Magnolia Thoughts. Southerly, 69 (3), (pp. 89 - 90). Sydney, Australia: The English Association Sydney.
  • Lilley, K. (2009). Teaching Poetry. English Association English Teachers' Conference 2009, Australia: The English Association Sydney.

2008

  • Lilley, K. (2008). "Imaginarie in manner: reall in matter": Rachel Speght's Dreame and the female scholar-poet. In Katharine Hodgkin, Michelle OCallaghan and S.J. Wiseman (Eds.), Reading the Early Modern Dream: The Terrors of the Night, (pp. 97-108). New York: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Lilley, K. (2008). Almanac [portfolio: Lilley, Kate: Ladylike]. Over There: Poems from Singapore and Australia, Singapore, Singapore: Ethos Books Pagesetters Services.
  • Lilley, K. (2008). Cento: Round Vienna. Women's Work, (pp. 316 - 317). Bridgend, United Kingdom: Seren Press.
  • Lilley, K. (2008). Denise Levertov's poetics of "revolutionary love". New Directions: the English Association English Teachers Conference 2008, Sydney: English Association, Sydney Branch.
  • Lilley, K. (2008). Drafty. Over There: Poems from Singapore and Australia, Singapore, Singapore: Ethos Books Pagesetters Services.
  • Lilley, K. (2008). My Bad. Over There: Poems from Singapore and Australia, Singapore, Singapore: Ethos Books Pagesetters Services.

2007

  • Lilley, K. (2007). 1972. Dangdai aodaliya shige xuan (anthology poetry), Shanghai, China (excludes SARs and Taiwan Province): Shanghai Wen Yi Chu Ban She.
  • Lilley, K. (2007). 3 Poems - Drafty, Artemisia Countrified, Pet. (pp. 112 - 113). Sydney, Australia: English Association, Sydney Branch.
  • Lilley, K. (2007). Rhetorical Sex: Shakespeare's Sonnets and Mary Wroth's Pamphilia to Amphilanthus. In Susan E. Thomas (Eds.), What is the New Rhetoric?, (pp. 126-139). Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

2006

  • Lilley, K. (2006). A section of six poems. Canada: Ecrits des Forges.
  • Lilley, K. (2006). Australian Twenty-Five Poets. UNSPECIFIED: .
  • Lilley, K. (2006). Descending. In John Kinsella (Eds.), School Days, (pp. 168-172). Fremantle WA: Fremantle Arts Centre Press.
  • Lilley, K. (2006). Early Modern Garbo: The Two Bodies of Queen Christina. In Elizabeth mcMahon and Brigitta Olubas (Eds.), Women Making time, (pp. 13-27). Perth: University of Western Australia Press.
  • Lilley, K. (2006). Rhapsody. Snorkel no.4, (pp. 1 - 1). Australia: Snorkel.
  • Lilley, K. (2006). Sprechstimme. Snorkel no.4, Australia: Snorkel.
  • Lilley, K. (2006). Walk towards me like a newsreel stuttering joy. Canberra, Australia: Pandanus Books.

2005

  • Lilley, K. (2005). 'Cento: Around Vienna'; 'My Bad'; 'Miltonic'. Jacket Magazine, April 2005, Sydney, Australia: Australian Literary Management.
  • Lilley, K. (2005). Australian Literature Resources [20 poems]. UNSPECIFIED: .
  • Lilley, K. (2005). Featured Australian Poet, Poetry International Web [12 poems]. UNSPECIFIED: .
  • Lilley, K. (2005). Genie'. UNSPECIFIED.

2003

  • Lilley, K. (2003). Best Australian Poems [5 poems]. UNSPECIFIED: .
  • Lilley, K. (2003). Contracting readers: 'Margaret Newcastle' and the rhetoric of conjugality. In Stephen Clucas (Eds.), A Princely Brave Woman: Essays on Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle, (pp. 19-39). Hampshire, UK: Ashgate.

2002

  • Lilley, K. (2002). Versary, (pp. vii - 98). Applecross, WA, Australia: Salt Publishing.
  • Lilley, K. (2002). The Blazing World and Other Writings. United States: Penguin Classics.

2001

  • Lilley, K. (2001). "Dear Object": Katherine Philips' Love Elegies and their Readers. Women's Writing, , 163-178.
  • Lilley, K. (2001). An Interview with John Tranter. Southerly, 61(2), 7-23.
  • Lilley, K. (2001). Aphra Behn. In Robert Aldrich and Gary Wotherspoon (Eds.), Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History. London: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Lilley, K. (2001). Charlotte Charke. In Robert Aldrich and Gary Wotherspoon (Eds.), Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History. London: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Lilley, K. (2001). Close Up: Australian Writing and Cultural Studies. Southerly, 61(2).
  • Lilley, K. (2001). Editorial to Southerly 61.2 2001. Southerly, 61(2).
  • Lilley, K. (2001). Eileen Myles. In Robert Aldrich and Gary Wotherspoon (Eds.), Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History. London: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Lilley, K. (2001). Elizabeth Bishop. In Robert Aldrich and Gary Wotherspoon (Eds.), Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History. London: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Lilley, K. (2001). Introduction to Southerly Volume 61 issue 2. Southerly, 61(2).
  • Lilley, K. (2001). Katherine Philips. In Robert Aldrich and Gary Wotherspoon (Eds.), Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History. London: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Lilley, K. (2001). Margaret Cavendish. In Robert Aldrich and Gary Wotherspoon (Eds.), Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History. London: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Lilley, K. (2001). Marilyn Hacker. In Robert Aldrich and Gary Wotherspoon (Eds.), Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History. London.
  • Lilley, K. (2001). Mary Astell. In Robert Aldrich and Gary Wotherspoon (Eds.), Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History. London: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.
  • Lilley, K. (2001). Sarah Scott. In Robert Aldrich and Gary Wotherspoon (Eds.), Who's Who in Gay and Lesbian History. London: Routledge imprint of Taylor & Francis.

1992

  • Lilley, K. (1992). The Blazing World and other Writings. The Blazing World and Other Writings. United States: Penguin Classics.

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