Professor Bill Ashcroft


Professor and ARC Fellow
BA MA Syd, PhD ANU
School of the Arts and Media

Contact

+61 2 9385 2283
+61 2 9385 6812
Room 202, Robert Webster
Kensington Campus
Fields: Postcolonial Studies, Australian Literature (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Literature), Other Literatures in English, Literary Theory
Tags: School of the Arts and Media

Research

Bill Ashcroft is an Australian Professorial Fellow in the School of English, Media and Performing Arts. A founding exponent of post-colonial theory, co-author of The Empire Writes Back, the first text to examine systematically the field of post-colonial studies. He is author and co-author of sixteen books, variously translated into five languages, Including Post-Colonial Transformation (Routledge 2001), Post-Colonial Futures (Continuum 2001); Caliban's Voice (Routledge 2008) and Intimate Horizons (ATF 2009). He is the author of over 150 chapters and papers, and he is on the editorial boards of ten international journals.

Publications

    Books

    • Ashcroft, B., (ed.), 2014, Patrick White Centenary: The Legacy of a Prodigal Son, 1, Cambridge Scholars, Newcastle
    • Ashcroft B; Griffiths G; Tiffin H, 2013, Postcolonial Studies: The Key Concepts (3rd ed), 3, Routledge Press, London
    • Ashcroft B, (ed.), 2012, Literature for Our Times: Postcolonial Studies in the Twenty-First Century, 1, Rodopi, Amsterdam and New York
    • Ashcroft B; Tower sargent L; Kesler C, (eds.), 2012, Spaces of Utopia: An Electronic Journal, Universidade do Porto. Faculdade de Letras. Biblioteca Digital, Oporto
    • Ashcroft B; Ahluwalia P, 2009, Edward Said (3rd Ed), 2nd, Routledge, London
    • Ashcroft B; Devlin Glass F; McCredden L, 2009, Intimate Horizons: the Post-Colonial Sacred in Australian Literature, 1, Australian Theological Forum Press, Adelaide
    • Ashcroft B, 2008, Caliban's Voice: The Transformation of English in Post-Colonial Literatures, Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203091050
    • Ashcroft B, 2007, Key Concepts in Post-Colonial Studies (2nd Ed), 2nd, Routledge Press, London
    • Ashcroft B; Griffiths G; Tiffin H, (eds.), 2006, The Post-Colonial Studies Reader (2nd ed), Second, Routledge Press, London
    • Ashcroft B; Griffiths G; Tiffin H, 2002, The Empire Writes Back (2nd ed), 2nd, Routledge Press, London
    • Ashcroft B, 2001, On Post-Colonial Futures: Transformations of Colonial Culture, Continuum Publishing Co, London
    • Ashcroft B, 2001, Post-Colonial Transformation, Routledge Press, London
    • Ashcroft B; Ahluwalia P, 2001, Edward Said, 2nd, Routledge, London
    • Ashcroft B; Khadim H, 2001, Edward Said and the Post-colonial, 1, Nova Science Publishers, Huntington, NY
    • Ashcroft B; Ahluwalia P; Knight R, (eds.), 1999, White and Deadly: Sugar and Colonialism, 1, Nova Science, New York
    • Ashcroft B; Ahluwalia P, 1999, Edward Said: the paradox of identity, Routledge Press, London
    • Ashcroft B; Tiffin H; Griffiths G, 1998, Key Concepts in Post-Colonial Studies, Routledge Press, London and New York
    • Ashcroft B, 1996, The gimbals of unease: the poetry of Francis Webb, Centre for the Study of Australian Literature, Nedlands, Western Australian
    • Ashcroft B; Griffiths G; Tiffin H, 1995, The Post-Colonial Studies Reader, 1, Routledge Press, London
    • Ashcroft B; Griffiths G; Tiffin H, 1989, The Empire Writes Back: Theory and Practice in Post-colonial Literatures, 1st, Routledge Press, London

    Book Chapters

    • Ashcroft B, 2015, 'Travel and Utopia', in Kuehn J; Smethurst P (ed.), New Directions in Travel Writing Studies, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, pp. 249 - 262
    • Ashcroft B, 2015, 'A Borderless World: Literature, Nation, Transnation', in Ethnic Literatures and Transnationalism, Routledge, New York and London, pp. 163 - 176
    • Ashcroft B, 2014, 'Horizons of Hope', in Vanden Driesen, C; Ashcroft, B (ed.), Patrick White Centenary: The Legacy of a Prodigal Son, Cambridge Scholars, Newcastle, pp. 22 - 42
    • Ashcroft B, 2014, 'Material Resonance: Knowing Before Meaning', in Neumeier B; Schaffer K (ed.), Decolonizing the Landscape: Indigenous Cultures in Australia, Rodopi, Amsterdam, New York, pp. 107 - 128
    • Ashcroft B, 2014, 'Vanishing Borders: Boundaries, Habitation, Transnation', in Vanden Driesen C; Kumar TV (ed.), Globalization: Australia-Asian Perspectives, Atlantic Publishers, Chennai, pp. 143 - 163
    • Ashcroft B, 2014, 'Future Thinking: Postcolonial Utopianism', in Zabus C (ed.), The Future of Postcolonial Studies, edn. 1st, Routledge, London, pp. 235 - 253
    • Ashcroft B, 2014, 'Future Thinking: The Utopian Function of the Creative Spirit', in Creativity and Revolution, Dept of English Language and Literature, Cairo, pp. 1 - 20
    • Ashcroft B, 2014, 'Threshold Theology', in Brett M; Have a J (ed.), Colonial Contexts and Postcolonial Theologies: Storyweaving in the Asia-Pacific, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, pp. 3 - 20
    • Ashcroft B, 2014, 'Water', in McCredden L; O'Reilly N (ed.), Tim Winton: Critical Essays, University of Western Australia Press, Crawley WA, pp. 16 - 48
    • Ashcroft B, 2014, 'Knowing time: temporal epistemology in the African novel', in Cooper B; Morrell R (ed.), Africa-centred Knowledges: Crossing Fields and Worlds, edn. 1, James Curry, London, pp. 64 - 77
    • Ashcroft B, 2014, 'Seeing Australia: Learning and Unlearning the Visible World', in Brosch R; Crane K (ed.), Visualising Australia: Images, Icons, Imaginations, Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, Trier, Germany, pp. 19 - 38
    • Ashcroft B, 2013, 'Re-writing India', in Sen K; Roy R (ed.), Writing India Anew: Indian-English Fiction, 2000-2010, edn. 1st, Amsterdam University Press, Amsterdam, pp. 29 - 46
    • Ashcroft B, 2013, 'Bridging the silence: Inner translation and the metonymic gap', in Language and Translation in Postcolonial Literatures: Multilingual Contexts, Translational Texts, Taylor and Francis, pp. 17 - 31, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203078167
    • Ashcroft B, 2013, 'Border Free: Amitav Ghosh as a Child of Midnight', in Volná L; Agarwal NK; Prasad M (ed.), Children of Midnight: Contemporary Indian Novel in English, edn. 1, Pencraft International, Delhi, pp. 20 - 35
    • Ashcroft B, 2013, 'Globalization, transnation and utopia', in Locating Transnational Ideals, Taylor and Francis, pp. 13 - 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203370131
    • Ashcroft B, 2013, 'Die Mehrdeutige Notwendigkeit der Utopie (The Ambiguous Necessity of Utopia - translated)', in Vogt S (ed.), "Etwas fehlt" : Utopie, Kritik und Glücksversprechen, edn. 1, jour fixe initiative, Berlin, pp. 197 - 214
    • Ashcroft B, 2013, 'Beyond the Nation: Australian Literature as World Literature', in Dixon R; Rooney B (ed.), Scenes of Reading: Is Australian Literature a World Literature?, edn. 1, Australian Scholarly Press, Melbourne, pp. 34 - 46
    • Ashcroft B, 2013, 'Going Global: The Future of Postcolonial Studies', in Dwivedi OP; Kich M (ed.), Postcolonial Theory in the Global Age: Interdisciplinary Essays, edn. 1, Mcfarland & Co Inc Pub, Jefferson, NC and London, pp. 35 - 49
    • Ashcroft B, 2013, 'Postcolonial Studies', in Kaldis B (ed.), Encyclopedia of Philosophy and the Social Sciences, SAGE Reference, Los Angeles, pp. 741 - 744
    • Ashcroft B, 2013, 'Menippean Marechera', in Hamilton G (ed.), Reading Marechera, edn. 1, James Currey, Woodbridge, UK, pp. 76 - 98
    • Ashcroft B, 2013, 'Transcultural Presence', in Ghosh R; Kleinberg E (ed.), Presence: Philosophy, History, and Cultural Theory for the Twenty First Century, edn. 1, Cornell University Press, Ithaca and London, pp. 122 - 143
    • Ashcroft B, 2013, 'Modernity Now: Reading Post-Colonial Globalization', in Lui RK (ed.), Confluence of Cultures and Perspectives, Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China, pp. 1 - 11
    • Ashcroft B, 2012, 'Postcolonial Utopianism: the Utility of Hope', in Goebel W; Schabio S (ed.), Locating Postcolonial Narrative genres, edn. 1, Routledge, New York, pp. 27 - 43
    • Ashcroft B, 2012, 'Introduction: A Convivial Critical Democracy. Postcolonial Studies in the twenty First Century', in Ashcroft B; Mendis R; McGonegal J; Mukherjee A (ed.), Literature for Our Times: Postcolonial Studies in the Twenty-First Century, edn. 1, Rodopi, Amsterdam and New York, pp. xv - xxxv
    • Ashcroft B, 2012, 'Bollywood, Postcolonial Transformation, and Modernity', in Travels of Bollywood Cinema: From Bombay to LA, Oxford University Press, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198075981.003.0002
    • Ashcroft B, 2011, 'Translation and Transformation', in Palusci O (ed.), Traduttrici: Female Voices Across Languages, Tangram Edizioni Scientifiche, Trento, pp. 25 - 46
    • Ashcroft B, 2011, ''Reading the Other: Constitutive Transculturality in a Hong Kong Classroom'', in Doff S; Schultz-Engler F (ed.), Beyond ?Other? Cultures: Transcultural Perspectives on Teaching the New Literatures in English., edn. 1, Wissenschaftlicher Verlag, Trier, Germany, pp. 17 - 30
    • Ashcroft B, 2011, 'Silence as Heterotopia in Coetzee's Fiction', in Danta C; Kossew S; Murphet J (ed.), Strong Opinions: J. M. Coetzee and the Authority of Contemporary Fiction, Continuum, London & New York, pp. 141 - 157
    • Ashcroft B, 2010, 'Representation and liberation: From orientalism to the Palestinian crisis', in Edward Said: A Legacy of Emancipation and Representation, University of California Press, pp. 291 - 303
    • ?trkalj G, 2010, 'Introduction', in , Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
    • Ashcroft B, 2010, 'The Presence of the Sacred in Patrick White', in McMahon E; Olubas B (ed.), Remembering Patrick White: Contemporary Critical Essays, edn. 1, Rodopi, Amsterdam, New York, pp. 95 - 108
    • Ashcroft B, 2010, 'Reading Post-Colonial Australia', in Postcolonial Issues in Australian Literature, edn. 1, Cambria, Amherst, NY, pp. 1 - 14
    • Ashcroft B, 2010, 'Edward Said's Humanism', in Telmissany M; Schwartz ST (ed.), Counterpoints : Edward Said's legacy, Cambridge Scholars, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, pp. 3 - 22
    • Ashcroft B, 2010, 'Is Australian Literature Post-colonial?', in Carter D; Guanglin W (ed.), Modern Australian Criticism and Theory, edn. 1st, China Ocean University Press, Qingdao, pp. 1 - 13
    • Ashcroft B, 2010, 'Madness and Power: Lilian's Story and the Decolonized Body', in Kossew S (ed.), Lighting Dark Places: Essays on Kate Grenville, edn. 1, Rodopi, Amsterdam, pp. 55 - 72
    • Ashcroft B, 2010, 'Francis Webb, Augustine and the Location of the Sacred', in Cristaudo W (ed.), Augustine: his Legacy and relevance, edn. 1, ATF Press, Adelaide, pp. 183 - 210
    • Ashcroft B, 2009, 'The Sacred in Australian Literary Culture', in Paranjape M (ed.), Sacred Australia, edn. 1, Clouds of Magellan, Melbourne, pp. 21 - 43
    • Ashcroft B, 2009, 'Chicano Transnation', in Concannon K; Lomelli F; Priewe M (ed.), Imagined Transnationalism: US Latino/a Literature, Culture and Identity, edn. 1, Palgrave/Macmillan, New York, pp. 13 - 28
    • Ashcroft B, 2009, 'Afterword: Travel and Power', in Kuehn J; Smethurst P (ed.), Travel Writing, Form and Empire: The Poetics and Politics of Mobility, edn. 1st, Routledge, London, pp. 229 - 241
    • Ashcroft B, 2009, 'Caliban`s Voice: Writing in the Third Space', in Ikas K; Wagner G (ed.), Communicating in the Third Space, edn. 1, Routledge, London, pp. 109 - 123
    • Ashcroft B, 2009, 'Literary Australias', in Sarwal R (ed.), Reading Down Under: Australian Literary Studies Reader, edn. 1, SSS Publications, New Delhi, pp. 1 - 8
    • Ashcroft B, 2009, 'Transnation', in Rerouting the Postcolonial: New Directions for the New Millennium, Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, pp. 72 - 85, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203862193
    • Ashcroft B, 2009, 'Of New Centres and Old Margins: the Limits of the Postcolonial', in Bakshi K; Sengupta S; Paul S (ed.), Anxieties, Influences and After: Critical Responses to Postcolonialism and Neocolonialism, edn. 1, Worldview, Kolkatta, pp. 394 - 404
    • Ashcroft B, 2008, 'Caliban?s Voice: Writing in the Third Space', in Ikas K; Wagner G (ed.), Communicating in the Third Space, edn. 1, Routledge, London, pp. 109 - 123
    • Ashcroft B, 2008, 'Caliban's voice: Writing in the third space', in Communicating in the Third Space, Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, pp. 107 - 122, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203891162
    • Ashcroft B, 2008, 'Globalization, the Transnation and Utopia', in Sen K; Chakravarty S (ed.), Narrating the (Trans)nation: The Dialectics of Culture and Identity, edn. 1, Dasgupta and Co., Kolkatta, pp. 1 - 24
    • Ashcroft B, 2008, 'Sugar and Slavery', in Dias MSF (ed.), Legacies of Slavery: Comparative Perspectives, edn. 1st, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle, UK, pp. 108 - 125
    • Ashcroft B, 2007, 'The Emperor`s New Clothes', in Nation in Immigration: Essays on Nationalism, Sub-Nationalisms and Narration, edn. First, Orient Longman, Hyderabad, India, pp. 123 - 138
    • Ashcroft B, 2007, 'Exile and representation: Edward Said as public intellectual', in Curthoys N; Ganguly D (ed.), Edward Said: The Legacy of a Public Intellectual, edn. 1, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 75 - 95
    • Zavitsanou K; Nguyen V; Salvadori P; Smith SV, 2007, 'Foreword', in , pp. 3 - 5
    • Ashcroft B, 2007, 'The Emperor`s New Clothes: Global (Dis)Affections', in Göbel W; Schabio S (ed.), Postcolonial (Dis)Affections, Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Trier, Trier, pp. 9 - 23
    • Ashcroft B, 2007, 'Sugar and Slavery', in Dias MSF (ed.), Legacies of Slavery: Comparative Perspectives, edn. 1st, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle, UK, pp. 108 - 125
    • Ashcroft B, 2006, 'Post-Colonial Horizons', in (In)fusion Approach: Theory, Contestation, Limits, University Press of America, Lanhan, Md, pp. 73 - 84
    • Ashcroft B; Griffiths G; Tiffin H, 2006, 'Introduction', in The Post-Colonial Studies Reader, edn. Second, Routledge Press, London, pp. 5 - 8
    • Ashcroft B; Griffiths G; Tiffin H, 2006, 'Introduction to Race', in The Post-Colonial Studies Reader, edn. Second, Routledge Press, London, pp. 211 - 212
    • Ashcroft B; Griffiths G; Tiffin H, 2006, 'Introduction to Environment Section', in The Post-Colonial Studies Reader, edn. Second, Routledge Press, London
    • Ashcroft B; Griffiths G; Tiffin H, 2006, 'Introduction to The Sacred', in The Post-Colonial Studies Reader, edn. Second, Routledge Press, London, pp. 517 - 518
    • Ashcroft B; Griffiths G; Tiffin H, 2006, 'Introduction to Globalization', in The Post-Colonial Studies Reader, edn. Second, Routledge Press, London, pp. 461 - 462
    • Ashcroft B; Griffiths G; Tiffin H, 2006, 'Introduction to Diaspora Section', in The Post-Colonial Studies Reader, edn. Second, Routledge Press, London, pp. 425 - 428
    • Ashcroft B, 2005, 'Home and Horizon', in Vanden Driesen C; Crane R (ed.), Diaspora: The Australasian Experience, edn. First, Prestige, New Delhi, pp. 45 - 58
    • Ashcroft B, 2005, 'Simulation, Resistance and Transformation: The Unusual Life of Tristan Smith', in Gaile A (ed.), Fabulating Beauty: Perspectives on the Fiction of Peter Carey, edn. First, Rodopi Press, Amsterdam, pp. 199 - 214
    • Ashcroft B, 2004, 'Rogoberta`s Lies', in Dobrez EA (ed.), An ABC of Lying, edn. First, Australian Scholarly, Melbourne, pp. 108 - 119
    • Ashcroft B, 2003, 'Ireland, Post-Colonial Transformation and Global Culture', in Kuch P; Robson J (ed.), Irelands in the Asia Pacific, edn. First, Colin Smythe, Buckinghamshire, UK, pp. 176 - 195
    • Ashcroft B, 2003, 'Edward Said: The Locatedness of Theory', in Peters M (ed.), Futures of Critical Theory, edn. First, Rowman & Littlefield, Lanham, Maryland, pp. 261 - 274
    • Ashcroft B, 2003, 'Post-colonial Transformation and Global Culture', in Albertazzi S; Possamai D (ed.), Postmodernism and Postcolonialism, Il Polygrapho, Bologna, pp. 17 - 32
    • Ashcroft B, 2003, 'Language and Race', in Harris R; Rampton B (ed.), The Language, Ethnicity and Race Reader, edn. 1, Routledge, London, pp. 37 - 53
    • Ashcroft B; Olubas B; Kossew S, 2003, 'Rethinking First Year English: A Web-Assisted, Modular and Collaborative Course in First Year English', in Wilson S; Scoufis M; Weiss B (ed.), UNSW: Exciting and Engaging Our Students in their First Year at UNSW: Issues, Tips and Resources for FY Learning and Teaching at UNSW, edn. ., University of New South Wales, Sydney, pp. 115 - 118
    • Ashcroft B, 2002, 'Globalism, Postcolonialism and African Studies', in Goldberg D; Solomon J (ed.), Companion to Racial and Ethnic Studies, edn. 1st, Blackwell Publishers, Oxford, pp. 511 - 520
    • Ashcroft B, 2002, 'The Boundaries of the State: Africa and Modernity', in African Identities, pp. 1 - 11
    • Ashcroft B; Griffiths G; Tiffin H, 2002, 'Re-Thinking the Post Colonial', in Ashcroft B; Griffiths G; Tiffin H (ed.), The Empire Writes Back, edn. 2nd, Routledge Press, London, pp. 193 - 222
    • Ashcroft B, 2002, 'Francis Webb', in Samuels S (ed.), Dictionary of Literary Biography. Australian Writers, 1915-1950., edn. 1st, Bruccoli, Clark, Layman, Fasmington Hills, pp. 392 - 399
    • Ashcroft B, 2001, 'Post-Coloniality and the Future of English', in Dele Layiwola (ed.), Understanding Post-Colonial Identities: Ireland, Africa and the Pacific, edn. 1st, Dele Layiwola, Ibadan, Nigeria, pp. 1 - 22
    • Ashcroft B, 2001, 'Worldliness', in Ashcroft B; Kadhim H (ed.), Edward Said and the Post-Colonial, Vova Science, Huntington, NY, pp. 73 - 90
    • Ashcroft B, 2000, 'Resistance and Transformation', in English Literature in International Contexts, Universitatsverlag Winter, Heidelberg, Germany, pp. 15 - 28
    • Ashcroft B, 2000, 'Primitive and Wingless:the Colonial Subject as Child', in Dickens and the Children of the Empire, Palgrave, Hampshire, United Kingdom, pp. 184 - 202
    • Ashcroft B, 2000, 'Modernism`s empire Australia and the cultural imperialism of style', in Modernism and Empire, Manchester University Press, Manchester and New York, pp. 292 - 323
    • Ashcroft B, 1999, 'Modernity`s first-born: Latin America and post-colonial transformation', in El debate de la postcolonialidad en Latinoamerica, Die Deutsche Bibliothek, Madrid, pp. 13 - 30
    • Ashcroft B, 1999, 'The Rhizome of Post-colonial Discourse', in Luckhurst R; Marks P (ed.), Literature and the Contemporary: Fictions and Theories of the Present, edn. 1, Longman, London, pp. 111 - 125
    • Ashcroft B; Ahluwalia P, 1999, 'A fatal sweetness: sugar and post-colonial cultures.', in Horizons in Post-Colonial Studies, Nova Science Publications, New York, USA, pp. 33 - 50
    • Ashcroft B, 1999, 'White And Deadly: Sugar and Colonialism', in Horizons in Post-Colonial Studies, Nova Science Publications, New York, USA
    • Ashcroft B, 1998, 'The Literary Writing of Post-colonial History: Testimonio and Post-colonial Interpolation', in Edwards B; Ommundsen W (ed.), Appreciating Difference: Writing Postcolonial Literary History, Centre for Studies in Literary Education, Deakin, Melbourne, pp. 25 - 40
    • Ashcroft B, 1998, 'Constructing the post-colonial male body', in The body in the library, Radolpi, Amsterdam - Atlanta, GA, pp. 207 - 224
    • Ashcroft B, 1998, 'Irony, allegory and empire: `Waiting for the barbarians` and `In the heart of the country`', in Critical essays on J.M. Coetzee, G.K. Hall & Co, New York, pp. 100 - 116
    • Ashcroft B, 1997, 'Globalism, Post-Colonialism and African Studies', in Post Colonialism: Culture and Identity in Africa, Nova Science Publications, New York, USA, pp. 11 - 26
    • Ashcroft B, 1996, 'Against the tide of time:Peter Carey`s interpolation into history', in Writing the nation: self and country in the post colonial imagination, Rodopi Press, Amsterdam, pp. 194 - 212
    • Ashcroft B, 1994, 'John Kasaipwalova', in Benson E; Connolly LW (ed.), Encyclopaedia of Post-Colonial Literatures in English, edn. 1, Routledge, London, pp. 758 - 759
    • Ashcroft B, 1994, 'Excess: Post-colonialism and the Verandahs of Meaning', in Lawson A; Tiffin C (ed.), De-scribing Empire, edn. 1, Routledge, London, pp. 33 - 44
    • Ashcroft B; Salter J, 1994, 'Australian Voices: A Bakhtinian Reading of the Australian Nationalist Debate', in Fuery P (ed.), Representation, Discourse, Desire, edn. 1, Longmans, Melbourne, pp. 70 - 85
    • Ashcroft B, 1994, 'Russel Soaba', in Benson E; Connolly LW (ed.), Encyclopaedia of Post-Colonial Literatures in English, edn. 1, Routledge, London, pp. 1508 - 1509
    • Ashcroft B; Salter J, 1994, 'Australia, A Rhizomic Text', in Dobrez L (ed.), Identifying Australia in Postmodern Times, edn. 1, Bibliotech ANU, Canberra, pp. 4 - 15
    • Ashcroft B, 1992, 'Peter Carey', in Bourgoin SM (ed.), Encyclopaedia of World Biography, edn. 1, Gale, pp. 584 - 584
    • Ashcroft B; Griffiths G; Tiffin H, 1991, 'Post-colonial Reconstructions: Literature, Meaning, Value', in Walder D (ed.), Literature in The Modern World, edn. 1, OUP, Oxford, pp. 298 - 303
    • Ashcroft B; Griffiths G; Tiffin H, 1991, 'Post-Colonial Reconstructions: Literature, Meaning, Value', in Literature in the Modern World, edn. 1, Oxford UP, Oxford, pp. 298 - 303
    • Ashcroft B, 1989, 'Marion Halligan, The Living Hothouse', in Daniel H (ed.), The Good Reading Guide, edn. 1, McPhee Gribble, Melbourne, pp. 97 - 97
    • Ashcroft B, 1989, 'George Papaellinus, Ikons', in Daniel H (ed.), The Good Reading Guide, edn. 1, McPhee Gribble, Melbourne, pp. 221 - 222
    • Ashcroft B, 1989, 'David Malouf, 12 Edmonstone Street', in Daniel H (ed.), The Good Reading Guide, edn. 1, McPhee Gribble, Melbourne, pp. 190 - 190
    • Ashcroft B, 1989, 'Michael Wilding, The Man of Slow Feeling', in Daniel H (ed.), The Good Reading Guide, edn. 1, McPhee Gribble, Melbourne, pp. 275 - 275
    • Ashcroft B, 1988, 'Is that the Congo? Language as Metonymy in the Post-Colonial Text', in Edwards B (ed.), Literature and National Cultures, edn. 1, Centre for Studies in Literary Education, Deakin University, Melbourne, pp. 56 - 65
    • Ashcroft B, 1983, 'The Journeying Self: Schizophrenia and the Poetry of Francis Webb', in Heseltine H (ed.), Francis Webb - Poet and Patient, edn. 1, Dept English Duntroon, Canberra, pp. 19 - 27
    • Ashcroft WD, 1978, 'Beyond the Alphabet: Janet Frame's Owls Do Cry', in Delbaere J (ed.), Bird Hawk and Bogie: Essays on Janet Frame, edn. 1, Dangaroo, Aarhus, pp. 35 - 44
    • Ashcroft WD, 1978, 'More than One Horizon', in Shepherd R; Singh K (ed.), Patrick White: A Critical Symposium, edn. 1, Centre of Research in New Literatures in English, Adelaide, pp. 123 - 134

    Journal articles

    • Ashcroft B, 2015, 'Towards a postcolonial aesthetics', Journal of Postcolonial Writing, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17449855.2015.1023590
    • Ashcroft B, 2015, 'Archipelago of dreams: utopianism in Caribbean literature', Textual Practice: an international journal of radical literary studies, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0950236X.2015.1059587
    • Ashcroft B, 2014, 'David Malouf and the Poetics of Possibility', Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature, vol. 14, no. 2, pp. 1 - 11
    • Ashcroft B, 2014, 'Rethinking Postcolonial Studies: An Interview with Bill Ashcroft', Studia Anglica Resoviensa 11, vol. 11, pp. 131 - 137
    • Ashcroft B, 2014, 'Constitution Hill: Memory, ideology and utopia', Tydskrif vir Letterkunde, vol. 51, no. 2, pp. 94 - 113, http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/tvl.v51i2.8
    • Ashcroft B, 2014, 'The Horizon of the Future', Southerly: a review of Australian literature, vol. 74, no. 1, pp. 12 - 35
    • Ashcroft B, 2014, 'Beyond the Nation: the Mobility of Indian Literature', Indialogs: Spanish Journal of India Studies, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 5 - 26, http://dx.doi.org/10.5565/rev/indialogs.1
    • Ashcroft B, 2014, 'Postcolonial Modernities', Kyiv-Mohyla Humanities Journal, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 3 - 26
    • Ashcroft B; Sarangi J; Austin P, 2014, 'Rethinking Postcolonial Studies: An Interview with Bill Ashcroft', Studia Anglica Resoviensa, vol. 11, pp. 131 - 137
    • Ashcroft B, 2014, 'Conflict and Transformation', IAFOR Journal of Literature and Librarianship, vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 41 - 68
    • Ashcroft B, 2013, 'Including China: Bei Dao, resistance and the imperial state', Textual Practice: an international journal of radical literary studies, vol. 27, no. 3, pp. 357 - 377, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0950236X.2013.784019
    • Ashcroft B, 2013, 'African Futures: the Necessity of Utopia', International Journal of African Renaissance Studies, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 94 - 114, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/18186874.2013.834557
    • Ashcroft B, 2013, 'Colonisation and Speciesism: Jules Verne's The Mysterious Island', Kunapipi: journal of postcolonial writing, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 145 - 151
    • Ashcroft B, 2013, 'Hybridity and Transformation: The Art of Lin Onus', Postcolonial Text, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 1 - 18
    • Ashcroft B, 2012, 'The Fringe of Leaves: The Edge of the Sacred', Cercles : Revue Pluridisciplinaire du Monde Anglophone, vol. 26, pp. 6 - 21
    • Ashcroft B, 2012, 'Spaces of Utopia', Spaces of Utopia, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 1 - 17
    • Ashcroft B, 2011, 'Urbanism, mobility and Bombay: Reading the postcolonial city', Journal of Postcolonial Writing, vol. 47, no. 5, pp. 497 - 509, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17449855.2011.614774
    • Ashcroft B, 2009, 'Transcultural Presence', Storia della Storiografia, vol. 55, no. 1, pp. 76 - 93
    • Ashcroft B, 2009, 'The Ambiguous Necessity of Utopia: Post-colonial Literatures and the Persistence of Hope', Social Alternatives, vol. 28, no. 3, pp. 8 - 14
    • Ashcroft B, 2009, 'Alternative Modernities: Globalization and the Post-Colonial', ARIEL, vol. 40, no. 3, pp. 81 - 105
    • Ashcroft B, 2009, 'Beyond the Nation: Post-colonial Hope', Coolabah, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 12 - 22
    • Ashcroft B, 2009, 'Remembering the future: Utopianism in African literature', Textual Practice: an international journal of radical literary studies, vol. 23, no. 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09502360903169102
    • Ashcroft B, 2009, 'Alternative modernities: Globalization and the post-colonial', ARIEL, vol. 40, no. 1, pp. 81 - 105
    • Ashcroft B, 2008, 'The Post-Washington Consensus: Post-colonial Globalization', Anglistica, vol. 9, pp. 11 - 32
    • Ashcroft B, 2007, 'Post-Colonial Transformation and Global Culture', Australian Studies: Themes and Issues, vol. 2, pp. 1 - 13
    • Ashcroft B, 2007, 'A Fringe of Leaves: The Edge of the Sacred', Lemuria, vol. 1, pp. 5 - 18
    • Ashcroft B, 2007, 'Critical utopias', Textual Practice: an international journal of radical literary studies, vol. 21, no. 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09502360701529051
    • Ashcroft B, 2006, 'Representation and Resistance: Edward Said 1935-2003', Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies, vol. 11, no. 1 & 2, pp. 30 - 42
    • Ashcroft B, 2006, 'Post-Colonial Globalization', Muse India: The Literary Journal, pp. 1 - 18
    • Ashcroft B, 2005, 'Forcing Newness into the World: Language, Place and Nature', ARIEL, vol. 36, pp. 75 - 95
    • Ashcroft B, 2005, 'The Horizonal Sublime', Antipodes: a global journal of Australian/New Zealand literature, vol. 19, pp. 141 - 151
    • Ashcroft B; Devlin Glass F; McCredden L, 2005, 'The Sacred in Australian Literature: An Introduction', Antipodes: a global journal of Australian/New Zealand literature, vol. 19, pp. 124 - 126
    • Ashcroft B, 2004, 'England through colonial eyes in twentieth-century fiction', Clio (Ft. Wayne): a journal of literature, history, and the philosophy of history, vol. 34, pp. 224 - 229
    • Ashcroft B, 2004, 'Edward Said and Cultural Exile', Groniek, vol. 163, pp. 179 - 188
    • Ashcroft B, 2004, 'Representation and resistance: Edward Said, 1935-2003', Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies, vol. 11, no. 1-2, pp. 30 - 42
    • Ashcroft B, 2004, 'Reading Carey Reading Malley', Australian Literary Studies, vol. 21, pp. 28 - 39
    • Ashcroft B, 2004, 'Representation and its discontents: Orientalism, Islam and the Palestinian crisis', Religion, vol. 34, no. 2, pp. 113 - 121, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.religion.2003.12.003
    • Ashcroft B, 2001, 'Language and race', Social Identities: journal for the study of race, nation and culture, vol. 7, no. 3, pp. 311 - 328, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13504630120087190
    • Ashcroft B, 2000, 'Legitimate post-colonial knowledge', Mots Pluriels, vol. 14, pp. 1 - 6
    • Ashcroft B, 1999, 'Habitation', New Literatures Review, pp. 27 - 41
    • Ashcroft B, 1998, 'English studies and post-colonial transformation', Journal of Caribbean studies, vol. 12, pp. 106 - 132
    • Ashcroft B, 1998, 'Modernity's first born: Latin America and postcolonial transformation', ARIEL, pp. 7 - 29
    • Ashcroft B, 1997, 'On the Hyphen in Post-colonial', New Literatures Review, no. 32, pp. 23 - 32
    • Ashcroft B, 1996, 'Conversation with Edward Said', New Literatures Review, pp. 3 - 22
    • Ashcroft B, 1996, 'On the Hyphen in `Post-Colonial`', New Literatures Review, pp. 23 - 32
    • Ashcroft B, 1995, 'Interpolation and post-colonial agency', New Literatures Review, pp. 176 - 189
    • Ashcroft B, 1994, 'Africa and Australia: the Post-colonial Connection', Research in African Literatures, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 161 - 170
    • Ashcroft B, 1994, 'Africa and Australia: the Post-colonial Connection', Research in African Literatures, pp. 161 - 170
    • Ashcroft B, 1992, 'The Present Crisis in Australian Literary Studies', Australian-Canadian Studies, vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 147 - 152
    • Ashcroft B, 1990, 'Choosing E/english - Choosing an Audience', Span, vol. 31, pp. 8 - 17
    • Ashcroft B, 1990, 'The Language of Music: Helen Garner's The Children's Bach', Australian Literary Studies, vol. 14, no. 4, pp. 489 - 498
    • Ashcroft B, 1989, 'The Post-colonial Revision of Australian Literature', New Literatures Review, vol. 18, pp. 2 - 9
    • Ashcroft B, 1989, 'Language as Metonymy in the Post-colonial Text', Journal of Postcolonial Writing, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 3 - 10
    • Ashcroft B, 1989, 'Constitutive Graphonomy: A Post-colonial Theory of Literary Writing', Kunapipi: journal of postcolonial writing, vol. 11, no. 1, pp. 58 - 73
    • Ashcroft B, 1989, 'Intersecting Marginalities: Post-colonialism and Feminism', Kunapipi: journal of postcolonial writing, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 23 - 43
    • Ashcroft B, 1988, 'The Flesh of Parable: Russel Soaba's Maiba', Span, vol. 25, pp. 85 - 95
    • Ashcroft B, 1987, 'Language Issues Facing Commonwealth Writers', Journal of Commonwealth Literature, vol. 22, no. 1, pp. 99 - 118
    • Ashcroft B, 1981, 'The Place of the Spirit: Albert Wendt's Sons For the Return Home', New Literatures Review, no. 9, pp. 24 - 33
    • Ashcroft B, 1979, 'realer than the Real: Francis Webb's ?Ward Two?', Australian Literary Studies, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 59 - 70
    • Ashcroft B, 1979, 'Towards an Australian Literary Theory', New Literatures Review, no. 6, pp. 45 - 48
    • Ashcroft WD, 1977, 'Beyond the Alphabet: Janet Frame's Owls Do Cry', Journal of Commonwealth Literature, vol. August, no. 23, pp. 12 - 23
    • Ashcroft WD, 1977, 'The Novels of Kenneth Mackenzie', Hemisphere, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 17 - 24
    • Ashcroft WD, 1977, 'The Function of Criticism in a Pluralist World', New Literatures Review, no. 3, pp. 3 - 14
    • Ashcroft WD, 1976, 'All Joy...and All Pain', Hemisphere, vol. 20, no. 8, pp. 25 - 30
    • Ashcroft WD, 1976, 'Pain's Amalgam with Gold: Francis Webb's ?Around Costessey?', Westerly, vol. 2, pp. 62 - 73
    • Ashcroft WD, 1975, 'Australian LIterary Modes', , pp. 31 - 37
    • Ashcroft WD, 1975, 'Two Perspectives of Webb's Thought', Poetry Australia, vol. 56, pp. 55 - 61
    • Ashcroft WD, 1975, 'Centre of Fierceness: Francis Webb's Vision of the Artist', Australian Literary Studies, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 160 - 175
    • Ashcroft WD, 1974, 'The Storming of the Bastille: the Technique of Francis Webb's Poetry', Southerly, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 355 - 370
    • Ashcroft WD, 1974, 'The Broads of the Spirit: the Poetry of Francis Webb', Meanjin, vol. 33, no. 1, pp. 7 - 17

    Conference Papers

    • Ashcroft B; McAlpine I, 2004, 'Student Moderators in Online Discussion', in Beyond the Comfort Zone, presented at Beyond the Comfort Zone, Perth, WA, 5 - 8 December 2004
    • Ashcroft B; McAlpine I, 2002, 'Turning Points: Learning from online discussions', in ED-MEDIA 2002: World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, presented at ED-MEDIA 2002 World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, Denver, Colorado, 24 - 29 June 2002
    • Ashcroft B, 2000, 'Beyond Identity: Australia`s Post-Colonial Future', in CONFERENCE OF THE ASIAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF AUSTRALIA - "CREATIVE CONFIGURATIONS", presented at CONFERENCE OF THE ASIAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF AUSTRALIA - "CREATIVE CONFIGURATIONS", KERALA, INDIA, 1 January 1997
    • Ashcroft B, 1999, 'Global Culture, Local Identity and Post-Colonial Transformation', in Literary Theory and Transformations 3 vols., Ain Shams University, Cairo, pp. 45 - 61, presented at Literary Theory and Transformations, Cairo, Egypt, 1 December 1998

    Other

    • McMahon EN, Southerly: Forward Thinking Utopia and Apocalypse

Teaching

Bill Ashcroft has taught in the Faculty since 1988. He was instrumental in developing the Australian Studies program in the Faculty, the teaching of post-colonial literary studies in the School, and has developed various forms of innovative, interdisciplinary and electronic educational initiatives. Most recently he spent three years from 2005-2008 as Chair Professor of English at the University of Hong Kong.

Innovative Teaching

• Selected in 2001 to be supported by the university to prepare and deliver a fully online General Education course, first taught in Session 2 2001.

• Selected in 2001 to be one of the inaugural ITET (Innovative Teaching and Educational Technology) Fellows. The ITET scheme was designed to prepare academics to take a leading role in the university's transformation of teaching.

• Received an Outstanding Paper Award for a paper with Iain McAlpine of EdTec delivered at the World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications in 2002.

• Led a team in 2002 which received a grant in the First Year Experience scheme - developed two web-assisted, modular, collaborative first year courses, with an emphasis upon improving the First Year experience of university.

• Was nominated for a WebCt Exemplary Course Award in 2003.

Postgraduate Supervision:

• Supervised over twenty PhD graduates since 1988.

• Postgraduate coordinator in the School of English.

Undergraduate Teaching:

• Australian literature, Australian Studies, and Critical Theory, Post-colonial literatures and Theory, African, Indian and Caribbean Literatures.

• Convened the Australian Studies Program from 1988 to 1993, introducing an Australian Studies major and Australian Studies MA.