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Researcher: Cranston, CA (Dr CA Cranston)

Fields of Research

Australian literature (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander literature)
Other language, communication and culture
Comparative and transnational literature
Literary studies
Australian history
Conservation and biodiversity
Jewish studies
Other environmental sciences
Communication technology and digital media studies
Traditional Chinese medicine and treatments
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture
Environmental communication
Communication studies
British and Irish literature
Stylistics and textual analysis
Globalisation and culture
Other history, heritage and archaeology
Consumption and everyday life

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in psychology
Literature
Communication across languages and culture
Heritage
Other culture and society
Arts
Expanding knowledge in language, communication and culture
Other environmental management
The creative arts
Expanding knowledge in human society
Understanding climate change
Communication
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences
Expanding knowledge in history, heritage and archaeology
Health education and promotion

Career Best Publications

An Ecocritical Reading of Aravind Adiga's The White Tiger; Contemporary Contemplations on Ecoliterature
C.J. Koch (16 July 1932 - ); Australian Writers, 1950-1975
Islands; The Littoral Zone: Australian Contexts and Their Writers
John Morrison; Australian Writers, 1915-1950
Wet, in the Mindscape of the Dry: Water Tanks as Nature/Culture Signifiers; Words on Water: Literary and Cultural Representations

Research Publications

'Feast of Images in 'Camille's Bread'' Review of Amanda Lohrey's novel
Climate Change Scepticism: A Transnational Ecocritical Analysis by Garrard et al
Head and Shin by Tim Thorne
Water from the Moon: Illusion and Reality in the Works of Australian Novelist Christopher Koch, by Jean-François Vernay
A Green Spiel from an Eco-Worrier
A Mass of Thawing Clay
Along these Lines: From Trowenna to Tasmania; Cornford Press
Along these Lines: From Trowenna to Tasmania; Cornford Press
An Ecocritical Reading of Aravind Adiga's The White Tiger; Contemporary Contemplations on Ecoliterature
Appalachian Spring
ARC Discovery Projects¿Assessment of Proposals
ASAL in Brisbane 6-11 July: Conference Report
ASLE-ANewZletter
ASLE-ANewZletter
Australasian Journal of Ecocriticism and Cultural Ecology; Australasian Journal of Ecocriticism and Cultural Ecology
Australasian Journal of Ecocriticism and Cultural Ecology; Australasian Journal of Ecocriticism and Cultural Ecology
Australasian Journal of Ecocriticism and Cultural Ecology; Australasian Journal of Ecocriticism and Cultural Ecology
Australasian Journal of Ecocriticism and Cultural Ecology; Australasian Journal of Ecocriticism and Cultural Ecology
Australasian Journal of Ecocriticism and Cultural Ecology; Australasian Journal of Ecocriticism and Cultural Ecology
C.J. Koch (16 July 1932 - ); Australian Writers, 1950-1975
Challenging Contemporary Ecocritical Place Discourses: Military Brats, Shadow Places, and Homeplace Consumerism; Indian Journal of Ecocriticism
Climate and culture in Australia and New Zealand; A Global History of Literature and the Environment
Darwin's Atrophied Brain
Eco churches, eco synagogues, eco Hollywood: 21st-century practical responses to Lynn White, Jr.’s and Andrew Furman’s 20th-century readings of environments in crisis; Routledge Handbook of Ecocriticism and Environmental Communication
Editor's Note; Australasian Journal of Ecocriticism and Cultural Ecology
Editor’s Note; Australasian Journal of Ecocriticism and Cultural Ecology
Editor’s note; The Australasian Journal of Ecocriticism and Cultural Ecology
Electronic journal tackles Indonesian language
Fortnight Diaries
FPS Players and ‘The Disputation’
Friday, Session 8: Indigenous Knowledges and the Governance of Climate Change; Sixth Biennial Conference of the Association for the Study of Literature, Environment & Culture, Australia and New Zealand
From Shanty to Shanti: Teaching Australian Literature in India; ASAL Conference: Australian Literature in a Global World
From the Editor: Pesach
From the Editor: Plastics
From the Editorial Team
Furphy: Such a life
Furphy: Such a life; Review of John Barnes & Lois Hoffmann's 'Bushman and Bookworm: Letters of Joseph Furphy'
Green media and popular culture: an introduction
Guest Editor's Note; Tamkang Review
Gwen Harwood 1920-1955: A Personal Remembrance
Heavy price paid for the poetic gift; Review of Michael Ackland's 'Henry Kendall'
Interview on Along these Lines (ABC 10/7/00)
Interview on Along these Lines (ABC 13/7/00)
Interview on Along these Lines (ABC 17/11/00)
Interview on Along these Lines (City Park Radio)
Interview on Along these Lines (Examiner)
Iris Milutinovic
Islands; The Littoral Zone: Australian Contexts and Their Writers
J.J. (John Jefferson) Bray (1912-1995)
James McQueen [Revised Entry]
John Morrison; Australian Writers, 1915-1950
John Morrison [Revised Entry]
Kissing, but No Kangaroos
Literary Ecoconsciousness: Tasmanian Nature Writing and Ecocriticism; Reading Down Under: Australian Literary Studies Reader
McQueen, James Stuart (Jim)
More run-away thoughts on The 'Lening Theory'
Narrative Streams
Nature and Environment in Australia
New publications by ASAL members
New publications by ASAL members
New publications by ASAL members
New Publications by ASAL Members
News from the States Tasmania
News from the States Tasmania
News From the States: Tasmania
News From the States: Tasmania
News from the States: Tasmania
News from the States: Tasmania
Notes & Furphies
Notes & Furphies
Notes & Furphies
Notes & Furphies
Notes from the Cli-Fi Center Social Distancing with Dan Bloom in Taiwan; Tamkang Review
OzLit publications
Pat Buckridge's 'The Scandalous Penton'
Quaker Writers in Tasmania (Australia)
Rambling in Overdrive: Travelling through Tasmanian Literature; Tasmanian Historical Studies
Reconstructing Representations: 'Australia' as Ecocriticial Andragogy; Ecocritical Concerns and the Australian Continent
Representations of Water in 19th Century American and English Literature; EASLCE 2006: "Water: Literary, Cultural and Environmental Perspectives"
Review of Making Sense of Place: Exploring concepts and expressions of place through different senses and lenses
Russell Braddon
Setting the Scene: Littoral and Critical Contexts; The Littoral Zone: Australian Contexts and Their Writers
Tamkang Review; Tamkang Review
Tasmanian Nature Writing and Ecocriticism; Australian Literary Studies in the 21st Century
Tasmanian Slant on Poetry
The (Hydro)power Relations within Nation and Region, and the (de)formation of Identity in the case of Richard Flanagan; Representation of Region and Nation in Literary and Culture Studies Conference
The Australasian Journal of Ecocriticism and Cultural Ecology; AJE: The Australasian Journal of Ecocriticism and Cultural Ecology
The Littoral Zone: Australian Contexts and their Writers; Rodopi
The Naturalist Takes a Hike: Footprints and Trespass in the Australian / German imaginary; 15th Association of Australian Studies Conference: Nature and Environment in Australia
Thursday, Session 12: Educating for Change; Sixth Biennial Conference of the Association for the Study of Literature, Environment & Culture, Australia and New Zealand
Thursday, Session 5: People-Law, Environment-War; Sixth Biennial Conference of the Association for the Study of Literature, Environment & Culture, Australia and New Zealand
Timeless
Traditional Chinese Medicine: Preserving Health: Wisdom of the Ages for the 21st Century
Uneasy Presences; Association for the Study of Australian Literature 2006: Spectres, Screens, Shadows, Mirrors
Wet, in the Mindscape of the Dry: Water Tanks as Nature/Culture Signifiers; Words on Water: Literary and Cultural Representations
Who's doing what where?
Who's doing what where?
Who's doing what where?
Who's doing what where?
Who's doing what where?
Who's Doing What, Where?

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision

Aspects of Metamorphosis- The Fiction of David Malouf
Study of the verse novel as an innovative form used by Les Murray,David Foster & Ted Hughes,to facilitate a redefintion of masculinity
Theistic Existentialism in the Fiction of Tim Winton