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Researcher: Gaby, RS (Dr Rosemary Gaby)

Fields of Research

Drama, Theatre and Performance Studies
British and Irish Literature
Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History)
English and Literacy Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. LOTE, ESL and TESOL)
Globalisation and Culture

Research Objectives

Languages and Literature
The Performing Arts (incl. Theatre and Dance)
Understanding Australia's Past
Pedagogy
Understanding Past Societies
Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences

Career Best Publications

Dunsinane, Mount Macedon: Geoffrey Wright's Melbourne Macbeth (2006); Australian Studies
Henry IV, Part 1 (Modern)
Henry IV, Part One; Broadview Press
New Contexts for History: The Online History Play and Digital Connectivity; Shakespearean International Yearbook
Open-Air Shakespeare: Under Australian Skies; Palgrave Macmillan
Taking the Bard to the Bush: Environmental Shakespeares in Australia; Shakespeare
Venturing Outside: The Emergence of Australian Open-air theatre; Multicultural Shakespeare: Translation, Appropriation and Performance

Research Publications

'An Australian Stratford?' Shakespeare and the Festival; Journal of Australian Studies
'Here's a marvelous convenient place for our rehearsal': Shakespeare in Australian Space; Australasian Drama Studies
'The days that we have seenĒ: History and Regret in Henry IV, Parts One and Two, The Hollow Crown (2012); Shakespeare and Emotions: Inheritances, Enactments, Legacies
'What ish my nation?' Reconstructing Shakespeare's Henriad for the Australian Stage; Shakespeare Bulletin: A Journal of Performance Criticism and Scholarship
A discriminating audience: Touring Shakespeare and mid-nineteenth-century Tasmania; Cogent Arts & Humanities
Australian Theatre
Dunsinane, Mount Macedon: Geoffrey Wright's Melbourne Macbeth (2006); Australian Studies
Henry IV Part 1: Textual Introduction; The Internet Shakespeare
Henry IV, Part 1 (Modern)
Henry IV, Part One; Broadview Press
Henry IV, Part One: Critical Reception; The Internet Shakespeare
New Contexts for History: The Online History Play and Digital Connectivity; Shakespearean International Yearbook
On the Edge of the Empire: Hobart Town Shakespeare, 1864; Theatre Notebook: A Journal of the History and Technique of the British Theatre
Open-air Appropriations: Shakespeare from Sand Harbor to Balmoral Beach; Multicultural Shakespeare: Translation, Appropriation and Performance,
Open-Air Shakespeare: Under Australian Skies; Palgrave Macmillan
Pedagogy report: embedding popular romance studies in English units: teaching Georgette Heyer's Sylvester; Journal of Popular Romance Studies
Performing the Unnameable: Post Colonial Stages and Our Australian Theatre
Taking Shakespeare to the Edge of the world: Leading Ladies on Tour in Colonial Australia; No Other but a Woman's Reason: Women on Shakespeare Towards Commemorating the 450th Anniversary of Shakespeare's Birth
Taking the Bard to the Bush: Environmental Shakespeares in Australia; Shakespeare
The teaching of English in Tasmania: building links between Senior Secondary and Tertiary teachers; English in Australia
The Winter's Tale
Then and Now: Henry IVís England via the RSC and Bell Shakespeare; Shakespeare
Venturing Outside: The Emergence of Australian Open-air theatre; Multicultural Shakespeare: Translation, Appropriation and Performance
Zootango's Garden Shakespeare: Hobart 1992-1996; Shakespeare's Local Habitations

Research Projects

Australian Open-Air Shakespeare: A Spatial History; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
publish 'Knavish professions : rogues on stage from Shakespeare to Gay'; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision

"A Crowned and Selected Band of Women" - Tasmanian Actress/Celebrities of the Nineteenth Century & "Home-grown" Identity
A Comparative Study of the Romance Narrative Strand Within the Works of Iris Murdoch and A.S.Byatt
Audience responses to the theatre of Jack Davis
Gambling in Elizabethan England
Participatory Acts- Is the Sucess of Sleep No More Evidence that the Net has changed narrative?
Queer culture in Australian contemporary theatre and the evolution of Neil Armfield's Shakespearean productions
Shakespeare's female characters
Shakespeare's sea changes- the reworked patterns of creativity
The Elizabethan/Jacobean Revenge Tragedy form has been revived by film makers in the 1980s and 1990s. Will examine some permutations of this form with
The French Literary Text in the Dialectical Modernism of Theodor Adorno, T.S.Eliot, and Randolph Stow
The Nature of Man
The Woman Who Did- Janet Achurch, Ibsen, and the New Woman
Visual perception - contrast processing and Amblpia