Dr Julieanne Lamond

ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences

Areas of expertise

  • Australian Literature (Excl. Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Literature) 200502
  • Literary Studies 2005

Research interests

Australian literature and cultural history, 19th Century to present
Book history, readers and audiences

Gender and literary value

Digital/data-rich approaches to reading history 

Film, especially production and reception
Popular fiction and culture

Researcher's projects

My research and teaching focuses on Australian literary culture, the relationship between gender and literary value, the intersection between literary and popular cultures of reading, and between literature and politics. My most recent monograph is a study of contemporary writer Amanda Lohrey. Current projects include a study of the impact of COVID-19 on Australian women writers, and a project on the uses of poetry in Australian poitical discourse. 

I am president of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature and co-editor of Australian Literary Studies.

Current student projects

As primary supervisor:

Alice Grundy, Not Above Your Gods: Editing Contemporary Women's Writing

Xiang Li, Leah Purcell and Lawson's The Drover's Wife

As associate supervisor:

Zoe Smith, Intimate partner violence in Australian women's writing, 1880-1914

Amy Hamilton, Novel citizens: representations of citizenship in law and literature

Fiannuala Morgan, Visualising Australia's Literary Imaginary

Joseph Cassidy, The Literary and Historical Erasure of Mercy Otis Warren: Playwright, Poet, Historian, Revolutionary

Geordie Williamson, Romantic Antipodes

Zachary Karpinellison, The Preservation and Circulation of Different Versions of Australian Films Held by the NFSA and in Personal Archives and Collections


Past student projects

Airlie Lawson, Conditions of Access: Mapping the value of Australian novels in the 21st century global marketspace

Jackson Moore, The Queer Patrick White



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