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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

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.

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

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

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

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

Authored Book - Research

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

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

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Edited 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.

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

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

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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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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].

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.

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

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.

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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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Journal - Research Other

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

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

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

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

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

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