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Emeritus Professor Jocelyn Harris

MA (Otago) PhD (London)

Email jocelyn.harris@otago.ac.nz
Phone (03) 477-7187

Mail Department of English & Linguistics
University of Otago
PO Box 56
Dunedin 9054
New Zealand

Website http://www.jocelynharris.co.nz/

Expertise

Eighteenth-century literature, Women's literature

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Jocelyn Harris and other Jane Austen scholars and devotees share what they love about Austen and her works in this short video (11:56mins), filmed at the Jane Austen Society of North American 2015 AGM (produced by Gina Heath King, copyright 2015 Curly Tail Productions, LLC).

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Publications

Anstey, P., & Harris, J. (2012). Introduction: Women, philosophy and literature in the early modern period. Intellectual History Review, 22(3), 323-325. doi: 10.1080/17496977.2012.695167

Harris, J. (2011). Pride and Prejudice and Mansfield Park. In E. Copeland & J. McMaster (Eds.), The Cambridge companion to Jane Austen. (2nd ed.) (pp. 39-54). Cambridge University Press.

Harris, J. M. (2010). Jane Austen and celebrity culture: Shakespeare, Dorothy Jordan and Elizabeth Bennet. Shakespeare, 6(4), 410-430. doi: 10.1080/17450918.2010.527364

Harris, J. (2010). [Review of the book Jane Austen's ″The History of England″ & Cassandra's portraits]. Eighteenth-Century Fiction, 23(2), 451-454.

Harris, J. (2009). Jane Austen. In A. Poole (Ed.), The Cambridge companion to English novelists. (pp. 98-115). Cambridge University Press.

Book Reviews - prior to 2003

Harris, J. M. (2002). "Jane Austen" by Claire Tomalin, London: Viking (1997). Contemporary Literary Criticism, 166. New York: Gale Group.

Harris, J. M. (2000). "General Consent in Jane Austen: A Study of Dialogism" By Barbara K. Seeber. University of Toronto Quarterly, 72. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

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Major Reviews - prior to 2003

Harris, J. M. (2002). Does Anybody Own this Text? Eighteenth-Century Readers as Consumers and Producers. Age of Johnson. Cambridge University Press.

Harris, J. M. (1999). David Nokes. "Jane Austen. A Life". Claire Tomalin. "Jane Austen. A Life". University of Toronto Quarterly. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

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Authored Book - Research

Harris, J. (2007). A revolution almost beyond expression: Jane Austen's Persuasion. Newark, DE: University of Delaware Press, 280p.

Harris, J. M. (2003). Jane Austen's Art of Memory. Cambridge University Press, 271p.

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Edited Book - Research

Zunshine, L., & Harris, J. (Eds.). (2006). Approaches to teaching the novels of Samuel Richardson. New York: The Modern Language Association of America, 216p.

Harris, J. M. (Ed.). (2001). Samuel Richardson, ″The History of Sir Charles Grandison″ (3 parts). Reprint, Dunedin: Otago University Printery (under licence from Oxford University Press), 681p.

Waite, G. G., Harris, J. M., Murray, H. M., & Hale, J. K. (Eds.). (1998). World and Stage: Essays for Colin Gibson. Dunedin: Otago Studies in English 6, 280p.

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Chapter in Book - Research

Harris, J. (2011). Pride and Prejudice and Mansfield Park. In E. Copeland & J. McMaster (Eds.), The Cambridge companion to Jane Austen. (2nd ed.) (pp. 39-54). Cambridge University Press.

Harris, J. (2009). Jane Austen. In A. Poole (Ed.), The Cambridge companion to English novelists. (pp. 98-115). Cambridge University Press.

Harris, J. (2008). Jane Austen, Jane Fairfax and Jane Eyre. In P. Gay, J. Johnston & C. Waters (Eds.), Victorian turns, NeoVictorian returns: Essays on fiction and culture. (pp. 29-38). Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars.

Harris, J. (2006). Clarissa lives! Reading Richardson through rewritings. In L. Zunshine & J. Harris (Eds.), Approaches to teaching the novels of Samuel Richardson. (pp. 140-146). New York: The Modern Language Association of America.

Harris, J. M. (2003). 'Such a transformation!': Translation, imitation, and intertextuality in Jane Austen on screen. In G. Macdonald & A. MacDonald (Eds.), Jane Austen on screen. (pp. 44-68). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Harris, J. M. (2002). Silent women, shrews, and bluestockings: Women and speaking in Jane Austen. In B. Stovel & L. Weinlos Gregg (Eds.), The Talk in Jane Austen. (pp. 3-22). University of Alberta: Edmonton.

Harris, J. M. (2001). untitled. In S. Fullerton & A. Harbers (Eds.), Jane Austen: antipodean views. (pp. 126-127). Neutral Bay, NSW: Wellington Lane Press.

Harris, J. M. (2001). Protean Lovelace. In D. Blewitt (Ed.), Passion and Virtue: Essays on the Novels of Samuel Richardson. (pp. 92-113). London: University of Toronto, Buffalo.

Harris, J. M. (1999). "The Handmaid's Tale" as Richian re-visioning of "1984". In G. Slusser, P. Alkon, R. Gaillard & D. Chatelain (Eds.), Transformations of Utopia: Changing Views of the Perfect Society. (pp. 267-279). New York: AMS Press Inc.

Harris, J. M. (1998). 'A fig, an olive, and a bay': George Herbert, Ursula Bethell and Colin Gibson. In G. Waite, J. Harris, H. Murray & J. Hale (Eds.), World and Stage: Essays for Colin Gibson. (pp. 1-4). Dunedin: Otago Studies in English.

Harris, J. M. (1998). Introduction. In S. Richardson & T. Keymer (Eds.), Samuel Richardson's published commentary on Clarissa 1747-65, Vol 1, Prefaces, Postscripts and Related Writings. (pp. 6-95). London: Pickering and Chatto.

Harris, J. M. (1998). The case of the woman artist. Virginia Woolf and Frances Hodgkins. In Bulletin of New Zealand Art History, special series 4. (pp. 57-80).

Harris, J. M. (1996). Grotesque, classical and pornographic bodies in Clarissa. In A. J. Rivero (Ed.), New Essays on Samuel Richardson. (pp. 101-116). New York: St Martin's Press.

Harris, J. M. (1995). Jane Austen and the burden of the (male) past: the case re-examined. In D. Looser (Ed.), Jane Austen and Discourses of Feminism. (pp. 86-100). New York: St Martin's Press.

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Journal - Research Article

Anstey, P., & Harris, J. (2012). Introduction: Women, philosophy and literature in the early modern period. Intellectual History Review, 22(3), 323-325. doi: 10.1080/17496977.2012.695167

Harris, J. M. (2010). Jane Austen and celebrity culture: Shakespeare, Dorothy Jordan and Elizabeth Bennet. Shakespeare, 6(4), 410-430. doi: 10.1080/17450918.2010.527364

Harris, J. (2009). Frances Burney's The Wanderer, Jane Austen's Persuasion, and the cancelled chapters. Persuasions, 31, 130-144.

Harris, J. (2008). Jane Austen, Samuel Johnson, and the academy. Persuasions, 30, 27-37.

Harris, J. (2007). Jane Austen, Jane Fairfax, and Jane Eyre. Persuasions, 29, 99-109.

Harris, J. (2006). 'Domestic virtues and national importance': Lord Nelson, Captain Wentworth, and the English Napoleonic war hero. Eighteenth-Century Fiction, 19(1-2), 23. Retrieved from http://digitalcommons.mcmaster.ca/ecf/vol19/iss1/23/

Harris, J. M. (1996). The Austen versions: recent films. Eighteenth-Century Fiction, 8, 427-430.

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Journal - Research Other

Harris, J. (2010). [Review of the book Jane Austen's ″The History of England″ & Cassandra's portraits]. Eighteenth-Century Fiction, 23(2), 451-454.

Harris, J. (2009). As she left it? [Review of the book The Cambridge edition of the works of Jane Austen]. Times Literary Supplement, (24 April), 26.

Harris, J. (2006). [Review of the books Jane Austen and the Enlightenment, Jane Austen and the romantic poets, Austen's unbecoming conjunctions: Subversive laughter, embodied history, and Eavesdropping in the novel from Austen to Proust]. Nineteenth-Century Literature, 60(4), 510-527. Retrieved from http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525

Harris, J. M. (2003). Eighteenth-century studies. AUMLA, (100), 99-107.

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Journal - Professional & Other Non-Research Articles

Harris, J., & Rogers, S. (2008). Introduction. Eighteenth-Century Life, 32(2), 1-2. doi: 10.1215/00982601-2008-001

Harris, J. (2005). The self as artefact in Farrell and Hulme [Review of the book Book book]. Landfall, 210, 169-173.

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Harris, J. (2007). Towards a taxonomy of Jane Austen's intertextualities. Proceedings of the Thirteenth David Nichol Smith Seminar in Eighteenth-Century Studies. English Department, University of Otago. Retrieved from http://www.otago.ac.nz/English/DNS13/programme.html

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Other - Edited Journal

Harris, J., & Rogers, S. (Eds.). (2008). Eighteenth-Century Life 32(2) [Rewriting the Long Eighteenth Century: Selected papers from the Thirteenth David Nichol Smith Seminar]. [Journal Editor].

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