A/Prof Helen Groth
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Associate Professor and ARC Future Fellow - Deputy Director, Centre for Modernism Studies in Australia
Bachelor of Arts, 1st Class Hons, University of Sydney; PhD, University of Cambridge
Victorian Literature and visual culture, technology and literature, cultural history of the senses, history of science and literature, literature and pre-cinema/spectacle
Victorian Photography and Literary Nostalgia. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.
Moving Images: Nineteenth Century Reading and Screen Practices. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2013.
Dreams and Modernity: A Cultural History – co-authored with Natalya Lusty. London: Routledge, 2013.
Mindful Aesthetics: Literature and the Science of Mind. Eds. Helen Groth and Chris Danta. New York: Continuum, 2013.
"The Uses of Anachronism - Special Issue", eds., Helen Groth and Paul Sheehan. Textual Practice, 26 (4), July, 2012.
Remaking Literary History , eds., Helen Groth and Paul Sheehan. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2010.
Literature and Sensation. Eds. Helen Groth, A.Uhlmann, Paul Sheehan. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2009.
Book Chapters and Articles
"The Mind as Palimpsest: James Sully's Psychological Aesthetics," in Mindful Aesthetics: Literature and the Science of Mind. Eds. Helen Groth and Chris Danta (New York: Continuum, 2013).
"The Soundscapes of Henry Mayhew: Urban Ethnography and Technologies of Transcription," Cultural Studies Review: Special Issue 'On Noise, vol 18, No 3 (December 2012) 109-30.
"Panoramic Byron: Reading, History and Pre-cinematic Spectacle," in Reading Historical Fiction: The Revenant and Remembered Past, eds., Kate Mitchell and Nicola Parsons (London: Palgrave 2012).
“Projections of Alice: Anachronistic Reading and the Temporality of Mediation,” Textual Practice, 26 (4), 2012, 663-681
"Introduction: Timeliness and Untimeliness," with Paul Sheehan, Textual Practice, 26 (4) , 2012, 571-585.
"Subliminal Histories: Psychological Experimentation in the Poetry and Poetics of Frederick W.H.Myers," 19. Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century, No. 12 (April 2011):' Psychology and Aesthetics' Special Issue, ed., Carolyn Burdett.
“Kaleidoscopic Visions in Late Victorian Bohemia. George Sims’s Social Kaleidoscope,” in Media,Technology, and Literature in the Nineteenth Century, eds., Collette Colligan and Margaret Linley (Surrey: Ashgate, 2011) 91 - 106.
"Cosmopolitan Sympathies: Edward Bulwer Lytton's Sensational Tale of Pompei", in Literature and Sensation. Eds., Helen Groth, Anthony Uhlmann, Paul Sheehan. Cambridge Scholars Press, 2009.
“Domestic phantasmagoria: the Victorian Literary Domestic and Experimental Visuality,” South Atlantic Quarterly 108.1 (Winter 2009) 147 - 169.
“Kaleidoscopic Vision and Literary Invention in an ‘age of things': David Brewster, Don Juan and a Lady's Kaleidoscope,” English Literary History 74 (2007) 217 – 237.
“Reading Victorian Illusions. Dickens’ Haunted Man and Dr Pepper’s Ghost,” Victorian Studies 50.1 (Winter 2007) 35 - 57. [Reprinted in John J.Glavin, ed., Dickens Adapted (Surrey:Ashgate, 2012) ]
"Literary Nostalgia and Poetic Idylls in Early Victorian Photographic Discourse." Nineteenth Century Contexts 25.3 (September 2003) 199-218.
"Consigned to Sepia: Rereading Victorian Poetry." Victorian Poetry 41.4 (December 2003) 611-621.
"Technological Mediations and the Public Sphere: Roger Fenton's Crimea Exhibition and The Charge of the Light Brigade." Victorian Literature and Culture 30 (July 2002). 553-570.
"A Different Look-Visual Technologies and the Making of History in Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Casa Guidi Windows." Textual Practice 14 (March 2000) 31-53.
"Victorian Women's Poetry and Scientific Narratives." Isobel Armstrong and Virginia Blain, eds., Gender and Genre: essays on women's poetry, late Romantics to late Victorians, 1830-1900. London: Macmillan, 1999.
"Island Queens: Nationalism, Queenliness and Women's Poetry 1837 - 1861," in Poetry and Politics. Essays and Studies, ed., Kate Flint (Cambridge: D.S.Brewer, 1996)
Australian Research Council Discovery Grant (with Natalya Lusty) 2010 – 2013
Australian Research Council Future Fellow, University of New South Wales 2010 – 2014
Macquarie University Research Development Grant 2006 - 2009
Australian Research Council Fellow, University of Sydney 1998-2001
Australian Research Council Discovery Grant 2003-2005
Macquarie Early Career Research Grant 2005.
Affiliations and Memberships
FASS Standing Committee, Member
SAM Research Committee, Member
Australasian Association of Literature, co-founding member and President 2007 - 2013
Australasian Victorian Studies Association, member.
North American Victorian Studies Association, member.
Member of Editorial Board, Victoriographies, (Edinburgh University Press)