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Bob White

W/Prof Bob White

Winthrop Professor
English and Cultural Studies

Contact details
Address
English and Cultural Studies
The University of Western Australia (M202)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 2070
Fax
+61 8 6488 1030
Email
bob.white@uwa.edu.au
Location
Room 2.11, Arts Building, Crawley campus

Program Leader/Chief Investigator
History of Emotions, ARC Centre of Excellence for the

Contact details
Address
ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions
The University of Western Australia (M202)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 2070
Fax
+61 8 6488 1030
Email
bob.white@uwa.edu.au
Qualifications
MA Adel., DPhil Oxf., FAHA
Biography
R. S. White MA (Adelaide), D.Phil (Oxford), FAHA
Winthrop Professor of English
Australian Professorial Fellow (ARC)
Programme Leader ARC Centre of Excellence in the History of Emotions
Key research
Shakespeare
Renaissance literature
Keats
Romantic poetry
Film history
History of Emotions
Publications
Some Recent Books
For full details see Research Profile and Publications below

Shakespeare's Cinema of Love (Manchester University Press, 2916)
http://www.manchesteruniversitypress.co.uk/9780719099748/

Avant-Garde Hamlet (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press,2015)
https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781611478556/Avant-Garde-Hamlet-Text-Stage-Screen

John Keats: A Literary Life [London: Palgrave Macmillan 2010]
http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?pid=281238

Pacifism in English Literature: Minstrels of Peace [London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008]
http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?PID=280581

Natural Rights and the Birth of Romanticism in the 1790s [London: Palgrave Macmillan, London, 2005]
http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?PID=271517

Proceedings of the World Shakespeare Congress 2006 [Delaware University Press, 2008 [co-ed. With Christa Jahnson and Richard Fotheringham].
http://www2.lib.udel.edu/udpress/shakesworld.htm

Shakespeare's Local Habitations, [co-ed. With Krystyna Courtney], Lodz University Press, 2006.
http://www.press.uni.lodz.pl/

[ed] Romeo and Juliet: Contemporary Critical Essays, Palgrave / Macmillan, London, 2001.
http://www.palgrave.com/products/title.aspx?PID=259523

Natural Law and English Renaissance Literature [Cambridge University Press, 1996]
http://www.cambridge.org/uk/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=9780521032896

Chapters in Books and Articles in refereed journals
[Details of other chapters and books avaialble on request]

'Estranging Word and Self in Twelfth Night', Word and Self Estranged in English Texts, 1550- 1660, ed. Philippa Kelly and L. E. Semler (Surrey: Ashgate, 2010), 107-20.

'The Humanities and War', Journal of the Australiasian Universities Modern Language and Literature Association (2009), 1-12.

'King Lear and Film Genres', Renaissance Poetry and Drama in Context, ed. Andrew Lynch and Anne Scott (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008), 317-32.

'Taming Shrews in the Modern World', The Critic Shakespeare: Essays in Appreciation, ed. Anand Prakash and S. P. S. Dahiya (Kurekshetra: The Shakespeare Association of India, 2010), 103-27

'Elijah Moshinsky's Television All's Well That Ends Well', in All's Well That Ends Well: New Essays, ed. Gary Waller, Routledge, 2007.

'Solomon and Gaenor: A Welsh-Jewish Romeo and Juliet', in AUMLA: Journal of the Australiasian Universities Language and Literature Association, 2006.

'Ophelia's sisters', in The Impact of Feminism on Renaissance Studies, ed. Dympna Callaghan. Palgrave Macmillan, 2006

'Where is Shakespeare’s Autobiography?', in Early Modern Autobiography: Theories, Genres, Practices, eds. Ronald Bedford, Lloyd Davis, & Philippa Kelly, University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, 2006, 174 – 90.

'Sex, Lies, Videotape – and Othello', in Almost Shakespeare: Reinventing His Works for Cinema and Television, eds. James R. Keller and Leslie Stratyner, McFarland and Company, Jefferson, 2004, 86 – 98.

'Shakespeare Studies in Autralia', AUMLA: Journal of the Austraiasian Universities Language and Literature Association, no, 100, 2003, 13 – 28.

'Humor' and 'William Blake', entries in The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Literature (2003).

'The cultural impact of the Massacre of St Bartholomew's Day', Discourses of Civility in Early Modern Britain, ed. Jennifer Richards (Palgrave / Macmillan, 2003).

'The Shakespeare underground', Shakespeare Matters, ed. Lloyd Davis (U. of Delaware Press, 2003).

Charles Armitage Brown, commissioned entry for National Dictionary of Biography (2003).

'Romeo and Juliet on Film: A Mediterranean Love Story', Shakespeare and the Classroom, x (2002), 45 - 54.

'Shakespeare criticism in the twentieth century', The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare, ed. Margreta de Grazia and Stanley Wells (Cambridge, 2001), 279 -06.

'Humanism old and new', Touch of the Real: Essays in honour of Stephen Greenblatt, ed. Philippa Kelly (University of WA Press, 2002 pp 84 - 104).
Roles, responsibilities and expertise
Chief Coordinator, ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions
Funding received
For details see Research Profile and Publications below
ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions
Australian Professorial Fellowship
ARC Discovery Awards
Honours and awards
Fellowship of Australian Humanities Academy
Fellow Humanities Research Centte, ANU
Charles Oldham Shakespeare Prize, Oxford
Australian Centennial Medal
Shortlisted for WA Premier’s Literary Award
Nominated for Outstanding Teaching and Supervision Awards (1994, 1998, 2002, 2006)
ARC Discovery Awards (several)
ARC Professorial Fellow 2008-13
Previous positions
University of Newcastle upon Tyne
Teaching
Research intensive
Teaching contributions: Shakespeare, Early Modern Literature,Romantics and Revolution, Film history
Current external positions
External supervisor, Notre Dame University
Current projects
Book: Keats's Anatomy of Melancholy
Book: Shakespeare's Macbeth: Horizons Past and Present (Sydney University Press)
Book (co-ed with Paul Megna) Emotions and Hamlet, Then and Now
Book (co-ed. with Ciara Rawnsley) A History of the New Fortune Theatre

Chapters
'Eklavya' and Hamlet' in Shakespeare in India, ed. Poonam Trivedi (Routledge)
(with Fiona Ritchie) 'Romantic Habits of quoting Shakespeare'in Shakespeare and Quotation, ed. Julie Maxwell and Kate Rumbold (Cambridge University Press)
'Keats's "Isabella" in John Keats and the Medical imagination, ed. Nicholas Roe (Palgrave Macmillan)
'Character' in Emotions and Shakespeare, ed Katharine Craik (Cambridge University Press)

Research profile
Research profile and publications
 

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