Year: 2024

Review of Anna Johnston’s ‘Antipodean Laboratory’

Review of Anna Johnston’s ‘Antipodean Laboratory’

My review of Anna Johnston’s important new book, The Antipodean Laboratory: Making Colonial Knowledge, 1770-1870 (Cambridge, 2023), was recently published online in the Journal of Australian Studies. In the review, I argue that Johnston’s book ‘reveals in impressive archival detail the complex processes by which data is transformed…

‘Latin America’: New SouthHem Publication

‘Latin America’: New SouthHem Publication

The Oxford Handbook of Romantic Prose, edited by Robert Morrison, has just been published. Congratulations to Robert and all the contributors! Porscha Fermanis has a chapter in the Handbook on ‘Latin America’. The chapter explores three key ideas about Latin America in nineteenth-century British prose writing: first,¬†the medievalisation…

‘Beyond Britain and the Book’: New Publication

‘Beyond Britain and the Book’: New Publication

Congratulations to former SouthHem postdoctoral fellow, Sarah Galletly, on her new publication, co-authored with Katherine Bode and Carol Hetherington: ‘Beyond Britain and the Book: The Nineteenth-Century Australian Novel Unbound/ed’, in The Cambridge History of the Australian Novel, ed. by David Carter (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2023), pp. 44-62….