Browsed by
Category: Publications

New SouthHem Publication

New SouthHem Publication

Megan Kuster, ‘Global Commodity Chains and Local Use-Value: William Colenso, Natural History Collecting and Indigenous Labour’, Journal of Colonialism and Colonial History 22.2 (2021): https://muse.jhu.edu/article/801550 This essay explores both Indigenous responses to natural history collecting in nineteenth-century colonial New Zealand, and the methodological limitations and possibilities of using the colonial archive to explore such questions. In particular, the essay emphasizes the themes of knowledge production and the use-value of labour, raising questions about how scientists, collectors and Indigenous informants interacted…

Read More Read More

New SouthHem Publications

New SouthHem Publications

Sarah Galletly, ‘Aboriginal Mobilities and Colonial Serial Fiction’, Australian Literary Studies 36.1 (2021): https://www.australianliterarystudies.com.au/articles/aboriginal-mobilities-and-colonial-serial-fiction Abstract: This article combines Indigenous mobility studies with recent work on seriality and periodical form to examine how the structural necessities of serialised periodical fiction reinforced representations of settler and Aboriginal mobilities for Australian readers across the nineteenth century. It considers the limits or gaps in the project of Australian settlement that these serial texts highlight through an exploration of how settler authors formulated ideologically acceptable…

Read More Read More

New SouthHem Open Access Publication

New SouthHem Open Access Publication

Sarah Comyn and Porscha Fermanis, ‘Rethinking nineteenth-century literary culture: British worlds, southern latitudes and hemispheric methods’, Journal of Commonwealth Literature (2021): https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/0021989420982013 Abstract Drawing on hemispheric, oceanic, and southern theory approaches, this article argues for the value of considering the nineteenth-century literary cultures of the southern settler colonies of Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa from within an interconnected frame of analysis. First, because of their distinctive historical and structural conditions; second, because of the density of their interregional networks…

Read More Read More

New SouthHem Publications

New SouthHem Publications

One of our new SouthHem publications is now available open access while others will become available on the UCD research repository in due course following the expiry of green open access embargoes. Stay tuned for further publications in the next few months. Megan Kuster, Domestic Settler Colonialism in Katherine Mansfield’s “Old Tar” and “The Garden Party”, Tinakori, 4 (2020), 48-59. https://www.katherinemansfieldsociety.org/assets/tinakori/TINAKORI-Issue-4.pdf Porscha Fermanis, Capital, Conversion, and Settler Colonialism in Samuel Butler’s Erewhon, Journal of Victorian Culture, 25.3 (2020), 424-42. https://researchrepository.ucd.ie/handle/10197/11521…

Read More Read More

New Publication: Nationhood, Identity, and Romantic Geopolitics in Robert Southey’s ‘History of Brazil’

New Publication: Nationhood, Identity, and Romantic Geopolitics in Robert Southey’s ‘History of Brazil’

British Creoles: Nationhood, Identity, and Romantic Geopolitics in Robert Southey’s History of Brazil Porscha Fermanis, The Review of English Studies, 19 July 2019 Full Text Available Here: https://doi.org/10.1093/res/hgz068 https://academic.oup.com/res/article/doi/10.1093/res/hgz068/5536347/ Abstract  This essay considers the nationalist preoccupations underpinning Robert Southey’s three-volume History of Brazil (1810–1819), maintaining that there are important links between his historiographical practices and his rethinking of British imperialism in relation to the challenges raised by the Peninsular War and Napoleonic France. It argues that Southey’s rejection of many of the discourses associated…

Read More Read More

SOUTHHEM JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

SOUTHHEM JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS

Some of our SouthHem journal publications are now available on the UCD research repository. Stay tuned for more journal publications following the expiry of green open access embargoes:   Sarah Comyn, ‘Literary Sociability on the Goldfields: The Mechanics’ Institute in the Colony of Victoria, 1854-1870’, JVC 23.4 (2018): 447-462. https://researchrepository.ucd.ie/handle/10197/10415   Lara Atkin, ‘The South African “Children of the Mist”’: The Bushman, the Highlander and The Making of Colonial Identities in Thomas Pringle’s South African Poetry (1825-1834)’, YES 48 (2018):…

Read More Read More

Open Access Publication: Early Public Libraries and Colonial Citizenship in the British Southern Hemisphere

Open Access Publication: Early Public Libraries and Colonial Citizenship in the British Southern Hemisphere

Access our new book for free: https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007%2F978-3-030-20426-6 Early Public Libraries and Colonial Citizenship in the British Southern Hemisphere This open access Pivot book is a comparative study of six early colonial public libraries in nineteenth-century Australia, South Africa, and Southeast Asia. Drawing on networked conceptualisations of empire, transnational frameworks, and ‘new imperial history’ paradigms that privilege imbricated colonial and metropolitan ‘intercultures’, it looks at the neglected role of public libraries in shaping a programme of Anglophone civic education, scientific knowledge…

Read More Read More