Year: 2019

‘Romantic Geopolitics in Robert Southey’s “History of Brazil”‘: New Publication

‘Romantic Geopolitics in Robert Southey’s “History of Brazil”‘: New Publication

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…

Mining Fiction in the Colonial Southern Hemisphere, 1820-1870

Mining Fiction in the Colonial Southern Hemisphere, 1820-1870

Mining Fiction in the Colonial Southern Hemisphere, 1820-1870 Dr. Susan Leavy Library catalogues contain a wealth of cultural information, particularly in the nineteenth century when circulating libraries were an important source of popular literature for middle and working-class readers. This case study aims to critically analyse the popular…

Indigenous Encounters in Colonial Periodical Fiction, 1840-1890

Indigenous Encounters in Colonial Periodical Fiction, 1840-1890

Indigenous Encounters in Colonial Periodical Fiction, 1840s-1890s Dr. Sarah Galletly (UCD) This case study challenges the critical assumption that Indigenous cultures are rarely represented in the popular fiction of colonial Australia. This assumption largely derives from the study of novels, but it does not hold true of periodical…

‘Literary Sociability on the Goldfields’ and ‘South African “Children of the Mist”‘: New SouthHem Journal Publications

‘Literary Sociability on the Goldfields’ and ‘South African “Children of the Mist”‘: New 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):…

‘Early Public Libraries and Colonial Citizenship’: New SouthHem Open Access Publication

‘Early Public Libraries and Colonial Citizenship’: New SouthHem Open Access Publication

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…