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Dr Grace Moore

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BA & PhD, University of Exeter, UK
MA, College of William & Mary, USA

Email grace.moore@otago.ac.nz
Tel +64 3 479 8629
Office 1S12
First Floor
Arts Building
Albany Street
Dunedin

Expertise

Victorian literature, Charles Dickens, Anthony Trollope, Settler literature, Neo-Victorianism, the History of Emotions, Ecocriticism.

Grace Moore works on many aspects of Victorian literature and culture and has published on Dickens, Trollope, pirates, fires, emotions and the environment, acclimatization, crime writing, neo-Victorianism and animal studies. She is at present writing a book about the novelist Anthony Trollope and his representation of environmental change across the globe, while also finishing up a project on settlers and their representation of Australian bushfires.

Prior to her arrival at Otago, Grace taught at the University of Melbourne for fourteen years and she was, most recently, a senior research fellow with the Australian Research Council’s Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions.  She has also taught at the University of Idaho, USA and the University of Bristol, UK and she is a faculty member of the Dickens Project, based at UC Santa Cruz.

Possible supervision

Victorian literature and culture; Charles Dickens; Ecocriticism; Emotions theory; Neo-Victorianism; Australian settler literature; Crime fiction.

Teaching

ENGL 241 Irish-Scots Gothic and the Gothic as Genre
ENGL 313 Victorian Literature
ENGL 341 Irish-Scots Gothic and the Gothic as Genre

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Publications

Moore, G. (2021). 'Then came the high unpromising forests, and miles of loneliness': Louisa Atkinson's recasting of the Australian landscape. In S. Comyn & P. Fermanis (Eds.), Worlding the south: Nineteenth-century literary culture and the southern settler colonies. (pp. 196-214). Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press. doi: 10.7765/9781526152893.00018

Moore, G. (2021). [Review of the book Settler colonialism in Victorian literature]. Journal of New Zealand Studies, 32, 189-192. doi: 10.26686/jnzs.iNS32.6874

Moore, G. (2020). "As closely bonded as we are": Animalographies, kinship, and conflict in Ceridwen Dovey's Only the Animals and Eva Hornung's Dog Boy. a|b: Auto|Biography Studies, 35(1), 207-229. doi: 10.1080/08989575.2020.1720194

Moore, G. (2019, November). 'To clear even one acre would be the work of Herculean toil': Violence in the bush in the writings of Louisa Atkinson. Verbal presentation at the Afterlives: Intimacy, Violence and Colonialism Symposium, Wellington, New Zealand.

Moore, G. (2019). [Review of the book Victorian Fiction Beyond the Canon]. Victorian Studies, 62(1), 140-142. doi: 10.2979/victorianstudies.62.1.15

Moore, G. (2012). The Victorian novel in context. New York, NY: Bloomsbury, 184p.

Authored Book - Research

Moore, G. (2004). Dickens and empire: Discourses of class, race and colonialism in the works of Charles Dickens. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 224p.

Authored Book - Research

Moore, G., & Smith, M. J. (Eds.). (2018). Victorian environments: Acclimatizing to change in British domestic and colonial culture. London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 317p.

Edited Book - Research

Moore, G. (Ed.). (2011). Pirates and mutineers of the nineteenth century: Swashbucklers and swindlers. Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 314p.

Edited Book - Research

Maunder, A., & Moore, G. (Eds.). (2004). Victorian crime, madness and sensation. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 259p.

Edited Book - Research

Moore, G. (2021). 'Then came the high unpromising forests, and miles of loneliness': Louisa Atkinson's recasting of the Australian landscape. In S. Comyn & P. Fermanis (Eds.), Worlding the south: Nineteenth-century literary culture and the southern settler colonies. (pp. 196-214). Manchester, UK: Manchester University Press. doi: 10.7765/9781526152893.00018

Chapter in Book - Research

Whitlock, G., & Moore, G. (2019). Literature. In J. W. Davidson & J. Damousi (Eds.), A cultural history of the emotions [Vol 6: In the modern and post-modern age]. (pp. 111-127). London, UK: Bloomsbury Academic.

Chapter in Book - Research

Moore, G. (2017). 'So wild and beautiful a world around him': Trollope and Antipodean ecology. In D. Denenholz Morse, M. Markwick & M. W. Turner (Eds.), The Routledge research companion to Anthony Trollope. (pp. 399-411). Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Chapter in Book - Research

Moore, G. (2017). Beasts, birds, fishes, and reptiles: Anthony Trollope and the Australian acclimatization debate. In L. W. Mazzeno & R. D. Morrison (Eds.), Animals in Victorian literature and culture: Contexts for criticism. (pp. 65-82). London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

Chapter in Book - Research

Moore, G. (2017). Nature. In S. Broomhall (Ed.), Early Modern emotions: An introduction. Abingdon, UK: Routledge.

Chapter in Book - Research

Moore, G. (2016). 'The heavens were on fire': Incendiarism and the defence of the settler home. In T. S. Wagner (Ed.), Domestic fiction in colonial Australia and New Zealand. (pp. 63-74). Abingdon, UK: Routledge. doi: 10.4324/9781315653884

Chapter in Book - Research

Moore, G. (2016). Surviving Black Thursday: The great bushfire of 1851. In T. S. Wagner (Ed.), Victorian settler narratives: Emigrants, cosmopolitans and returnees in nineteenth-century literature. (pp. 129-140). Abindgon, UK: Routledge.

Chapter in Book - Research

Moore, G. (2016). ‘The floodgates of inkland were opened’: Aestheticising the Whitechapel Murders. In K. Gelder (Ed.), New directions in popular fiction: Genre, distribution, repoduction. (pp. 67-86). London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

Chapter in Book - Research

Moore, G. (2014). Great Expectations, memories, and hopes dashed. In L. W. Mazzeno (Ed.), Twenty-first century perspectives on Victorian literature. (pp. 169-184). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Chapter in Book - Research

Moore, G. (2013). From Bedford Falls to Punxsutawney: Refashioning A Christmas Carol. In M. DiPaolo (Ed.), Godly heretics: Essays on alternative Christianity in literature and popular culture. (pp. 221-238). Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company.

Chapter in Book - Research

Moore, G. (2012). The racial other. In J. O. Jordan & N. Perera (Eds.), Global Dickens. Farmham, UK: Ashgate.

Chapter in Book - Research

Moore, G. (2011). Empires and colonies. In S. Ledger & H. Furneaux (Eds.), Charles Dickens in context. (pp. 284-291). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Moore, G. (2011). Introduction. In G. Moore (Ed.), Pirates and mutineers of the nineteenth century: Swashbucklers and swindlers. (pp. 1-10). Farnham, UK: Ashgate.

Chapter in Book - Research

Moore, G. (2011). Neo-Victorian and pastiche. In P. K. Gilbert (Ed.), A companion to sensation fiction. (pp. 627-638). Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell. doi: 10.1002/9781444342239.ch48

Chapter in Book - Research

Moore, G. (2011). Pirates for boys: Masculinity and degeneracy in R. M. Ballantyne's adventure novels. In G. Moore (Ed.), Pirates and mutineers of the nineteenth century: Swashbucklers and swindlers. (pp. 165-180). Farnham, UK: Ashgate.

Chapter in Book - Research

Moore, G. (2010). Rehabilitating the nineteenth century: The revisionist novel and the future of Victorian studies. In A. Maunder & J. Phegley (Eds.), Teaching nineteenth century fiction. (pp. 183-195). Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

Chapter in Book - Research

Blair, K., Helfand, M., Joshi, P., Moore, G., & Wagner, T. (2008). Case studies in reading literary texts. In A. Warwick & M. Willis (Eds.), The Victorian literature handbook. (pp. 89-115). London, UK: Continuum. [Case Study].

Chapter in Book - Research

Moore, G. (2007). Beastly criminals and criminal beasts: Stray women and stray dogs in Oliver Twist. In D. Denenholz Morse & M. A. Danahay (Eds.), Victorian animal dreams: Representations of animals in Victorian literature and culture. (pp. 201-306). Aldershot, UK: Ashgate.

Chapter in Book - Research

Maunder, A., & Moore, G. (2004). Introduction. In A. Maunder & G. Moore (Eds.), Victorian crime, madness and sensation. (pp. 1-14). Burlington, VT: Ashgate.

Chapter in Book - Research

Moore, G. (2004). Something to Hyde: The "strange preference" of Henry Jekyll. In A. Maunder & G. Moore (Eds.), Victorian crime, madness and sensation. (pp. 147-162). Burlington, UK: Ashgate.

Chapter in Book - Research

Moore, G. (2020). "As closely bonded as we are": Animalographies, kinship, and conflict in Ceridwen Dovey's Only the Animals and Eva Hornung's Dog Boy. a|b: Auto|Biography Studies, 35(1), 207-229. doi: 10.1080/08989575.2020.1720194

Journal - Research Article

Moore, G. (2018). 'The road-makers eat meat three times a day': Anthony Trollope and the Australian meat trade. Meanjin, 77(1), 142-151.

Journal - Research Article

Moore, G. (2018). Alternative families, natural disasters, and colonial settlement: Henry Kingsley's Australia. Victorians, 133(1), 44-57. doi: 10.1353/vct.2018.0004

Journal - Research Article

Moore, G. (2018). ‘Raising high its thousand forked tongues’: Campfires, bushfires, and portable domesticity in nineteenth-century Australia. 19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century, 26. doi: 10.16995/ntn.807

Journal - Research Article

McLean, T., & Moore, G. (2017). The concluding page of an Angrian story by Branwell Brontë. Notes & Queries, 64(4), 607-611. doi: 10.1093/notesj/gjx159

Journal - Research Article

Moore, G. (2015). Home was where the hearth is: Fire, destruction, and displacement in nineteenth-century settler narratives. Antipodes, 29(1), 29-42. doi: 10.13110/antipodes.29.1.0029

Journal - Research Article

Moore, G. (2014). The fiery outlaw: Incendiarism and the tarnishing of a bushranging folk hero. Australian Folklore, 29, 117-126.

Journal - Research Article

Moore, G., & Bristow, T. (2014). Alert, but not alarmed: Emotion, place, and anticipated disaster in John Kinsella's "Bushfire Approaching". Philological Quarterly, 93(3), 343-359.

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Moore, G. (2013). Fires, literature, politics and mateship in the bush. Agora, 48(4), 53-58.

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Moore, G. (2009). Turkish robbers, lumps of delight, and the detritus of empire: The East revisited in Dickens's late novels. Critical Survey, 21(1), 74-87. doi: 10.31 67/cs. 2009.2

Journal - Research Article

Moore, G. (2008). P.D. James's The Skull Beneath the Skin: A melodrama without character? mETAphor, (2), 17-22.

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Moore, G. (2008). Twentieth‐century re‐workings of the Victorian novel. Literature Compass, 5(1), 134-144. doi: 10.1111/j.1741-4113.2007.00515.x

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Moore, G., & Pyke, S. (2007). Haunting passions: Revising and revisiting "Wuthering Heights". Victorians Institute Journal, 35, 239-249.

Journal - Research Article

Moore, G. (2006). Colonialism in Victorian fiction: Recent studies. Dickens Studies Annual, 37, 251-286.

Journal - Research Article

Moore, G. (2003). Virginia Woolf and the remaking of Victorian Britain. Virginia Woolf Bulletin, (13), 2-6.

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Moore, G. (2002). Reappraising Dickens's 'Noble Savage'. Dickensian, 98(458), 236-243.

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Moore, G. (2002). Swarmery and bloodbaths: A reconsideration of Dickens on class and race in the 1860s. Dickens Studies Annual, 31, 175-202.

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Moore, G. (2021). [Review of the book Settler colonialism in Victorian literature]. Journal of New Zealand Studies, 32, 189-192. doi: 10.26686/jnzs.iNS32.6874

Journal - Research Other

Moore, G. (2019). [Review of the book Victorian Fiction Beyond the Canon]. Victorian Studies, 62(1), 140-142. doi: 10.2979/victorianstudies.62.1.15

Journal - Research Other

Moore, G. (2018). Emotions. Victorian Literature & Culture, 46(3-4), 660-665. doi: 10.1017/S1060150318000505

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Moore, G. (2017). Perspectives on North and South (Marxism, historicism and ecocriticism). Idiom, 53(2), 11-13. [Commentary].

Journal - Research Other

Moore, G. (2017). Turning the literary tides: William Clark Russell and the Victorian nautical novel [Review of the book William Clark Russell and the Victorian nautical novel: Gender, genre and the marketplace]. Journal of Victorian Culture, 22(2), 259-261. doi: 10.1080/13555502.2017.1303278

Journal - Research Other

Garrido, S., Baker, F. A., Davidson, J. W., Moore, G., & Wasserman, S. (2015). Music and trauma: The relationship between music, personality, and coping style [Opinion]. Frontiers in Psychology, 6, 977. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00977

Journal - Research Other

Moore, G. (2014). Swashbucklers [Review of the books Treasure Neverland: Real and imaginary pirates and Women and English piracy]. Times Literary Supplement, 5823(7 November). [Book Review].

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Moore, G. (2012). Hard times for the teaching of Victorian novels? Professional Educator, 11(4), 12-13.

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