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Researcher: Mead, P (Associate Professor Philip Mead)

Fields of Research

Australian literature (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander literature)
British and Irish literature
English as a second language
Literary theory
Other Asian literature (excl. South-East Asian)
Literary studies
Cultural theory
Australian history
Screen and media culture
Tourism policy
Cultural studies
Information retrieval and web search
Data management and data science
Comparative and transnational literature
Arts and cultural policy
English language
Globalisation and culture

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in psychology
Literature
Understanding Australia's past
Citizenship and national identity
Conserving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage and culture
The media
Heritage

Career Best Publications

1944, Melbourne and Adelaide: The Ern Malley Hoax; The Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-Century Literatures in English
A Prose Kinema: Kenneth Slessor's Film Writing; ASAL 1999
Antologias en en mundo googlizado (Australia) [Anthologies in a Googled World]; Nerter. Una revista dedicada a la Literatura, el Arte y el Conocimiento
David Campbell; Australian Writers, 1915-1950
Death and Home-work: The Origins of Narrative in The Fortunes of Richard Mahony; Australian Literary Studies
Kenneth Slessor: A Lyric Poet in the Age of Modernity; Kenneth Slessor: Critical Readings
Literature, Nation, Region; The Cambridge History of Australian Literature
Networked Language: Culture and History in Australian Poetry; Australian Scholarly Publishing
Reversible Empires: Melville/Shakespeare/Furphy; Shakespeare's Books: Contemporary Cultural Politics and the Persistence of Empire
The American Model II; Assembling Alternatives: Reading Postmodern Poetries Transnationally

Research Publications

1944, Melbourne and Adelaide: The Ern Malley Hoax; The Edinburgh Companion to Twentieth-Century Literatures in English
The Pilate Tapes, Vincent O'Sullivan
A Migrant Poet's Voice in Full Form. Rev. of The Rearrangement by Alex Skovron
A Prose Kinema: Kenneth Slessor's Film Writing; ASAL 1999
A Worthy Collection
An Early David Campbell Poem; Southerly
An online database of pre 1920 cultural textual archival materials
Antologias en en mundo googlizado (Australia) [Anthologies in a Googled World]; Nerter. Una revista dedicada a la Literatura, el Arte y el Conocimiento
Australian Literary Studies in the 21st Century; Association for the Study of Australian Literature Conference
Barbecues, Magpies and Political Messages in Verse. Rev. of Australian Things, Timoshenko Aslanides and Lee Cataldi, The Women Who Live on the Ground: Poems 1978-1988
Charles Harpur's Disfiguring Origins: Allegory in Colonial Poetry; Imagining Romanticism: Essays on English and Australian Romanticisms
Charles Harpur's Disfiguring Origins: Allegory in Colonial Poetry; Australian Literary Studies
Crucifixion and Rose: Religious Art in Australia
Cultural Pathology: what Ern Malley means. Review article on Michael Heyward, The Ern Malley Affair; Australian Literary Studies
Culture and Imperialism
David Campbell; Australian Writers, 1915-1950
David Campbell (1915-1979); Australian Literature Resources
David Campbell, Hardening of the Light: Selected Poems; Ginninderra Press
David Campbell, Select Bibliography; Australian Literature Resources
Dead Medium/Reel Life; Aedon: The Melbourne University Literary Arts Review
Death and Home-work: The Origins of Narrative in The Fortunes of Richard Mahony; Australian Literary Studies
Dimitris Tsaloumas' The Harbour
Editors' Note; Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature
Editors' Note; Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature
Editors' Note; Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature
Fijian Realities: Nation, Power, Language. Rev. of Sudesh Mishra, Tandava; CRNLE Reviews Journal
Five Bells: A CD-Rom journey through the poetry of Kenneth Slessor
Flanagan, Richard (1961- )
Fogarty, Lionel George
Foreword; Margaret Scott: Collected Poems
Foreword: Australian Literary Studies in the 21st Century; Association for the Study of Australian Literature
Frank Wilmot: Introduction; Frank Wilmot: Selected Poetry and Prose
Frank Wilmot: Selected Poetry and Prose; Melbourne University Press
Harwood, Gwendoline Nessie (Gwen)
How Poetry Became Posthuman: John Tranter's Different Hands; The Salt Companion to John Tranter
How Poetry is Packaged. Rev. of Les Murray, Collected Poems; Dorothy Hewett, Selected Poems; Julian Croft, Confessions of a Corinthian; Amy Witting, Beauty is the Straw
In the First Place: Charles Harpur and the Fate of Poetry; Age Monthly Review
In the space of the cursor: an introduction to John Kinsella's 'a new lyricism'; Angelaki: journal of the theoretical humanities
Introduction, David Campbell; Hardening of the Light: Selected Poems
Invisible Heritage. Rev. of Stalwart the Bushranger, with the Tragedy of Donohoe by Charles Harpur
John Forbes 1950-1998
John Forbes 1950-1998; Australian Humanities Review
Johnston, Martin (Clift)
Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature
Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature; Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature
Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature; Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature
Kenneth Slessor: A Lyric Poet in the Age of Modernity; Kenneth Slessor: Critical Readings
Kenneth Slessor: Critical Readings; U of Qld Press
Life Raft for a Lost Colonial Voyager. Rev. of Russell McDougall, ed. Henry Kendall: The Muse of Australia
Literature, Nation, Region; The Cambridge History of Australian Literature
Lohrey, Amanda Lilian
Map-Makers' Colours: Paul Carter's The Road to Botany Bay; Scripsi
Margaret Scott: Collected Poems; Montpelier
Memoranda of Our Feelings: John Ashbery's A Wave
Musgrave Park: Lionel Fogarty talks to Philip Mead
Musgrave Park: Lionel Fogarty talks to Philip Mead (republished)
Navvying Journalism and Emotional Bloodshed. Rev. of Geoffrey Dutton, Kenneth Slessor: A Biography
Networked Language: Culture and History in Australian Poetry; Australian Scholarly Publishing
NSW Prize Draws Best from Poets: An Inflection of Silence and other poems
Official Criticism? Critical Practices and Recent Poetry; Australian Literary Studies
Poetry
Poetry of Revision and Devices. Rev. of Metamorphoses by Diane Fahey and Piano by Robert Gray
Preparing Faces
Public and Private Poetry. Rev. of Geoffrey Lehmann, Nero's Poems, Peter Porter, English Subtitles and Philip Neilsen, Life Movies
Reading Australian Culture; Experience Australia Student Guide
Reading the Signs: Kevin Hart's Your Shadow
Return to talking on writing. Rev. of Yacker 3: Australian Writers Talk about Their Work, edited and compiled by Candida Baker
Rev. of James McAuley: Poetry, Essays and Personal Commentary, Poetry and Gender: Statements and Essays in Australian Women's Poetry and Poetics, A Question of Commitment: Australian Literature in the Twenty Years after the War; Australian Literary Studies
Reversible Empires: Melville/Shakespeare/Furphy; Shakespeare's Books: Contemporary Cultural Politics and the Persistence of Empire
Review in Brief: I'm Deadly Serious by Chris Wallace-Crabbe
Scar after Scar: Review of Mudrooroo, The Garden of Gethsemane
Seductive Writing
Shakespeare's Books: Contemporary Cultural Politics and the Persistence of Empire; Department of English, University of Melbourne
Smoking Jacket
So What Else is New? Some Contemporary American Poetry
Such Was Life. Rev. of John Barnes, The Order of Things: A Life of Joseph Furphy
Talking Pictures; Agenda: Contemporary Art
Tasmanian Poetry at 'Another Country'
Technopoet Input: Under Berlin: New Poems 1988 by John Tranter
Ten of the Best: Some Recent Australian Poetry
Tess of the d'Urbervilles; New Perspectives 87: Approaches to Year 12 English
The American Model II; Assembling Alternatives: Reading Postmodern Poetries Transnationally
The Bloodaxe Book of Modern Australian Poetry; Bloodaxe
The Coaltown Report on the State of Poetry
The Master's Voice Distilled: Selected Poems by John Ashbery
The Penguin Book of Modern Australian Poetry; Penguin
The Penguin Book of Modern Australian Poetry; Penguin
The Penguin Book of Modern Australian Poetry; Penguin
The Sign of the Wicked Plotter
The Strange Narrative Density of Tasmania
the switch, Murray Edmond, DIA, Michele Leggott
The Temperament of Generations: Fifty Years of Meanjin; Melbourne University Press
The Veteran's Cadre: C.K. Stead, The Writer at Work, The Right Thing
The Writer as Nomad
Topopoesis: Laurie Duggan's The Ash Range; Scripsi
Transit of Venus: The Pilate Tapes by Vincent O'Sullivan
Two Fires: Poetry and Local Government; Overland
Two Views of HHR
Ut cinema poesis: Cinematism and John Tranter's The Floor of Heaven; The Space of Poetry: Australian Essays on Contemporary Poetics
Veronica Brady's Biography of Judith Wright; Australian Literary Studies

Research Projects

AustLit , AustLit Phase 2, Auslit Phase 3: Humanities Research Infrastructure Development; Australian Research Council (ARC)
Materials to sustain and further develop cross-disciplinary and interdisciplinary research into Colonial Australia; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
New Poetics/New Communities; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Tasmanian culture to 1920: interpreting the archive; Australian Research Council (ARC)
The Literature of Tasmania: A Pilot Project; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
A New Version of A Map of Australian Verse: the Twentieth Century
Compilation of an anthology of essays, poetry and fiction from Meanjin, together with archival and interview material
Cultural, political, and theoretical readings of contemporary poetry and poetics
Cultural, political, and theoretical readings of contemporary poetry and poetics
Hazard Press poetry series
Literature Outside the Academy: Empirical & Theoretical Study of Non-academic Australian Readers of Literary Classics in their Social Context
Publication of Shakespeare's Books
Shakespeare in Australia project

Research Candidate Supervision

"A Crowned and Selected Band of Women" - Tasmanian Actress/Celebrities of the Nineteenth Century & "Home-grown" Identity
A Study in the Production of Cultural Mythology- Poetry and Songs of Jim Morrison
Appetites & cravings - the astringent fiction of Anita Brookner- Food as a discourse
Aspects of Metamorphosis- The Fiction of David Malouf
Australian literary modernism-the situation of the VISION group & its relevance both historically & today... 'The Australian Renaissance'
Blake's Narrative Sublime- Postponement of Closure in the Larger Poems of William Blake
Contemporary Australian-American literary and cultural relations
Creating a place- women, land and improvisation
Environmental Ethics and Aesthetics- Language and Landscape in Canadian and Australian Poetry
Heritextuality- A Study in an Emergent Discipline of Touristic Discourse Touristic Discourse
Hugh Macintosh and Peter Degraves- The Story of an Officer and a Gentleman
Intertextuality and Material Culture- Patrick White and Sidney Nolan
Investigate the Problematic & Function of "Absence" in Australian Literature & Writing. as it Relates to Representations of Landscape & Constructions of Place
Landscape in the poetry of Vivian Smith
Learning to Read the Nation in Twentieth-Century Australian School Readers
Multiculturalism Today- Texts, Contexts and Writing Practice
Nagging Remainders- Theodor W, Adorno's Dialectic Today
Poetry and Tasmanian Educational Institutions 1840-1950
Redefining Eve Langley- Eve Langley and her Editors
ReFraming- Transformations of Subjectivity Through Writing
Scars on the Archive, Visions of Place- Genocide and Modernity in Tasmania
Space and power in Arthur's Van Dieman's Land- a study in the nature of carceral society
The Australian short story- influence, development and current practice
The French Literary Text in the Dialectical Modernism of Theodor Adorno, T.S.Eliot, and Randolph Stow
The Hotel in Postmodern Literature and Film
The Space of the Australian City- Representations and Contestation (1990-2005)
The story of the story of Anzac
Unbecoming-of-Age- Australian Grunge Fiction, the Bildungsroman and the Long Labor Decade