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Researcher: Haynes, RD (Dr Roslynn Haynes)

Fields of Research

Communication and media studies
Comparative and transnational literature
Australian history
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history
Historical, comparative and typological linguistics
Stylistics and textual analysis
Other language, communication and culture

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in language, communication and culture
Understanding Australia's past
Expanding knowledge in history, heritage and archaeology
Conserving natural heritage
Expanding knowledge in engineering

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

3C 273: The Hazards of Publication; Astronomical Society of Australia. Publications (Print Edition)
Aboriginal Astronomy; Australian journal of astronomy
Aboriginal Astronomy
Alfred Bader - The Adventures of a Chemist-Collector
Ambivalent Eulogy: Catherine Martin's 'The Explorers'; Westerly
Art as Meaning in Jessica Anderson's Tirra Lirra by the River; Australian Literary Studies
Astronomy and the Dreaming: The Astronomy of the Aboriginal Australians; Astronomy Across Cultures: The History of Non-Western Astronomy
Aufsteig und Fall des 'verriickten Wissenschaftlers' im Film; Streitfall Evolution: Eine Kulturgeschichte Wien
Australian Science Fiction
Bringing Science into Fiction; Zeitschrift Fur Anglistik Und Amerikanistik
Celluloid Scientists: Futures Visualised; Histories of the Future: Studies in Fact, Fantasy and Science Fiction
Charlotte Brontë's Something About Arthur
Desert: Nature and Culture; Reaktion Books
Dream Allegory in Charles Kingsley and Olive Schreiner; Victorian Fantasists: Essays On Culture Society And Belief In The Mythopoeic Fiction Of
Dreaming the Stars: The Astronomy of the Australian Aborigines; Interdisciplinary Science Reviews
Dreamtime Astronomy; Guide to Australian Astronomy
Dying of Landscape: E.L. Grant Watson and the Australian Desert; Australian Literary Studies
Elements of Romanticism in The Story of an African Farm; English Literature in Transition, 1880-1920
Entries on 'Mad Scientists', 'Scientists', 'Animal Farm by George Orwell', 'Brave New World by Aldous Huxley', 'Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut', 'The Time Machine by H.,G. Wells' and 'Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne'
Entries on Francis Bacon, Pearl Buck, Karel Capek, Arthur Conan Doyle, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Ernest Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann, C.S. Lewis, Edward George Bulwer Lytton, Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley and Robert Louis Stevenson
Entries: 'Jessica Anderson', 'Thea Astley', 'Kate Grenville', 'Elizabeth Jolley'; The Good Reading Guide to Contemporary Australian Fiction
Explorers of the Southern Sky: A History of Australian Astronomy; Cambridge University Press
Fatalism and feminism in the fiction of Kate Grenville; World Literature Written in English
Frankenstein: the scientist we love to hate
From Alchemist to Social Scientist - Wells's Development of the Scientist as a Literary Character; Studies in prose literature
From alchemy to artificial intelligence: stereotypes of the scientist in Western literature; Public Understanding of Science
From Faust to Strangelove: Representations of the Scientist in Western Literature; Johns Hopkins University Press
From Habitat to Wilderness: Tasmania’s Role in the Politicising of Place; Disputed Territories: Land, Culture and Identity in Settler Societies
From Habitat to Wilderness: Tasmania’s Role in the Politicising of Place; Papers and Proceedings of the Tasmanian Historical Research Association
From madman to crime fighter: the scientist in western culture; John Hopkins University Press
H. G. Wells' Contribution to Western Thought; Interdisciplinary Science Reviews
H. G. Wells: Discoverer of the Future: The Influence of Science on His Thought; Macmillan Publishers Limited
H.G. Wells in Australia; Australian Literary Studies
High Tech: High Co$t: Technology, Society and the Environment; Pan Macmillan
Inscribing Culture on the Landscape; Media, Environment and Tourism conference
Literary Representations of the Scientist
Marie Bjelke Petersen's Romances: Fulfilling the contract, subverting the spirit; Southerly: a review of Australian literature
Multiple Meanings in Alton Locke's Feverish Dream; Cahiers Victoriens et Edouardiens
Myths that won't die: Frankenstein's Footsteps: Science, Genetics and Popular Culture
Representations of Astronomers in Literature; The Astronomy Quarterly
Restless spirit
Review of Elaine Lindsay, Rewriting God: Spirituality in Contemporary Australian Women’s Fiction
Review of J.A.V. Chapple, Science and Literature in the Nineteenth Century
Review of John S. Partington (ed.) H.G. Wells in Nature, 1893–1946: A Reception Reader'
Review of Kate Soper, What is Nature?
Review of Rosaleen Love, The Total Devotion Machine and Other Stories
Review of William J. Broad, Star Warriors
Richard Johnson, The Search for the Inland Sea: John Oxley, Explorer
Romanticism and Environmentalism: The Tasmanian Novels of Marie Bjelke-Petersen; Australian Literary Studies
Santiago Ramón y Cajal: Vacation Stories
Science and Literature' in Isobel Armstrong (Ed.), Nineteenth-century Literature, in The Annotated Bibliography of English Studies
Science and literature: Are the knowledge wars finally over?; Metode
Science, Myth and Utopia; Twentieth-Century Fantasists: Essays on Culture, Society and Belief in Twentieth-Century Mythopoeic Literature
Seeking the Centre: The Australian Desert in Literature, Art and Film; Cambridge University Press
Shelter from the Holocaust: Astley's Item from the Late News; Southerly
Subterranean Worlds: A Critical Anthology
Suspect Scientists and Doubtful Doctors: The Scientist in Film; Helix
Tasmanian Landscapes in Painting, Poetry, and Print; Memory, Monuments, and Museums: The Past in the Present
The Alchemist in Fiction: The Master Narrative; The Public Image of Chemistry
The Alchemist in Fiction: The Master Narrative; Hyle: International Journal for Philosophy of Chemistry
The Astronomy of the Australian Aborigines; The Astronomy Quarterly
The Bourbaki Gambit
The History of Astronomy in Queensland; Vistas in Astronomy
The Power of Myth: Portraits of the Scientist in the Written Word; Helix
The scientist in literature: images and stereotypes - their importance; Interdisciplinary Science Reviews
The Unholy Alliance of Science in The Island of Doctor Moreau; The Wellsian
Travel Writing and the Desert; The Cambridge History of Travel Writing
Two Hundred Years of the Australian Desert in Literature; Literature of Nature: An International Sourcebook
Uluru; Symbols of Australia: uncovering the stories behind the myths
Uses of Dream Allegory by Charles Kingsley and Olive Schreiner; Journal of the Mythopoeic Literature Society of Australia
Van Diemen's Land; The Companion to Tasmanian History
Von der Alchemie zur künstlichen Intelligenz – Wissenschaftlerklischees in der westlichen Literatur; Science + Fiction: zwischen Nanowelt und Globaler Kultur
Wells's Debt to Huxley and the Myth of Doctor Moreau; Cahiers Victoriens et Edouardiens
Whatever happened to the ‘mad, bad’ scientist? Overturning the stereotype; Public Understanding of Science

Research Projects

Research Candidate Supervision