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 Women's 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). Ladylike. Crawley, WA, Australia: UWA Publishing.
  • Lilley, K. (2012). Season's Greetings. Southerly, Sydney, Australia: English Association, Sydney Branch.
  • Lilley, K. (2010). Dress circle. Best Australian Poems 2010, (pp. 149 - 149). Collingwood, Australia: Black Inc.
  • Lilley, K. (2009). Anniversary. Southerly, 69 (3), (pp. 45 - 45). Sydney, Australia: Southerly.
  • Lilley, K. (2009). Discovery. Out of the Box: contemporary Australian gay and lesbian poets, (pp. 72 - 72). Sydney, Australia: Puncher & Wattmann.
  • Lilley, K. (2009). In the sun. Out of the Box: contemporary Australian gay and lesbian poets, (pp. 84 - 84). Sydney, Australia: Puncher and Wattmann.
  • Lilley, K. (2009). 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). Metaland. Poets Paint Words I, (pp. 13 - 13). Newcastle, Australia: Newcastle Region Art Gallery.
  • Lilley, K. (2009). Starry Messenger. Out of the Box: contemporary Australian gay and lesbian poets, (pp. 161 - 161). Afghanistan: Puncher and Wattmann.
  • Lilley, K. (2009). The Double Session / Genie / Baghdad Grammys. Blackbox Manifold, (pp. 1 - 2). Sheffield, United Kingdom: Blackbox Manifold.
  • Lilley, K. (2008). Almanac. 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.

Other

  • Lilley, K. (2011), Crush.

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). Fruits of Sodom: The Critical Erotics of Early Modern Women's Writing. Parergon, 29(2), 175-192. [More Information]
  • Lilley, K. (2012). Ladylike. Crawley, WA, Australia: UWA Publishing.
  • 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.
  • 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 Women's Writing, (pp. 113-124). Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

2009

  • Lilley, K. (2009). Anniversary. Southerly, 69 (3), (pp. 45 - 45). Sydney, Australia: Southerly.
  • Lilley, K. (2009). Blackwork: on Susan Howe's The Midnight. HEAT, 21, 11-33.
  • Lilley, K. (2009). Discovery. Out of the Box: contemporary Australian gay and lesbian poets, (pp. 72 - 72). Sydney, Australia: Puncher & Wattmann.
  • Lilley, K. (2009). In the sun. Out of the Box: contemporary Australian gay and lesbian poets, (pp. 84 - 84). Sydney, Australia: Puncher and Wattmann.
  • Lilley, K. (2009). 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). Metaland. Poets Paint Words I, (pp. 13 - 13). Newcastle, Australia: Newcastle Region Art Gallery.
  • Lilley, K. (2009). Starry Messenger. Out of the Box: contemporary Australian gay and lesbian poets, (pp. 161 - 161). Afghanistan: Puncher and Wattmann.
  • Lilley, K. (2009). Teaching Poetry. English Association English Teachers' Conference 2009, Australia: The English Association Sydney.
  • Lilley, K. (2009). The Double Session / Genie / Baghdad Grammys. Blackbox Manifold, (pp. 1 - 2). Sheffield, United Kingdom: Blackbox Manifold.

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. 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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