Department of English

Dr Stephanie Russo

Stephanie Russo


Dr Stephanie Russo
Senior lecturer

Contact Details
 

Office: Australian Hearing Hub, Level 2 North
Phone: 9850 8731
Email: stephanie.russo@mq.edu.au

 

Qualifications

BA (Hons): Macquarie University
PhD: Macquarie University
Graduate Diploma Higher Education: Macquarie University

 

Profile

Stephanie's main area of research is English literature and culture in the early modern period and the eighteenth century, with special attention to: the history of the novel, especially women's novels; the history of ideas; women's literature; feminism and literature; historiography; and representations of revolution and counter-revolution. She is currently working on research projects exploring the novels of Mary Robinson, and the literary and cultural afterlives of Anne Boleyn.

 

Publications

Books

Revolutionary Celebrity: Mary Robinson and the History of the Novel (under consideration by Bucknell University Press)
Women in Revolutionary Debate: Female Novelists from Burney to Austen. Houten: HES & De Graaf, 2012.
The French Revolution and the British Novel in the Romantic Period (editor, with A.D. Cousins and Dani Napton). New  York: Peter Lang, 2011.

 

Book Chapters

Russo, Stephanie. "Virtue Betray'd: Women writing Anne Boleyn in the Long Eighteenth Century". Forthcoming in Remembering Queens and Kings in Early Modern England and France: Reputation, Reinterpretation, Reincarnation (Palgrave Macmillan).

Russo, Stephanie. "Domesticating Charlotte Corday: Helen Craik's Adelaide de Narbonne (1800) and Private Vengeance". Forthcoming in Portable Prose: The Novel and the Everyday. To be published in 2017/8 by Lexington Books. 

Russo, Stephanie. "Adelaide de Narbonne". In The Cambridge Guide to the Eighteenth-Century Novel 1660-1820, edited by April London. To be published in 2018 by Cambridge University Press. 
Russo, Stephanie. "Stella of the North". In The Cambridge Guide to the Eighteenth-Century Novel 1660-1820, edited by April London. To be published in 2018 by Cambridge University Press. 
Russo, Stephanie. "Theodosius and Arabella". In The Cambridge Guide to the Eighteenth-Century Novel 1660-1820, edited by April London. To be published in 2018 by Cambridge University Press. 
Russo, Stephanie. "The Western Mail". In The Cambridge Guide to the Eighteenth-Century Novel 1660-1820, edited by April London. To be published in 2018 by Cambridge University Press. 

Cousins, A.D., Dani Napton and Russo, Stephanie. "Introduction". In The French Revolution and the British Novel in the Romantic Period, edited by A.D. Cousins, Dani Napton and Stephanie Russo, 1-14. New York: Peter Lang, 2011. 

Russo, Stephanie, "A people driven by terror: Charlotte Smith, The Banished Man and the Politics of Counter-Revolution". In The French Revolution and the British Novel in the Romantic Period, edited by A.D. Cousins, Dani Napton and Stephanie Russo, 37-54. New York: Peter Lang, 2011.

Russo, Stephanie and Cousins, A.D., "In a state of terror and misery indescribable: Violence, Madness and Revolution in the novels of Frances Burney". In The French Revolution and the British Novel in the Romantic Period, edited by A.D. Cousins, Dani Napton and Stephanie Russo, 83-100. New York: Peter Lang, 2011. 
Russo, Stephanie and Cousins, A.D., "Educated in Masculine Habits: Mary Robinson, Androgyny and the Ideal Woman". In The French Revolution and the British Novel in the Romantic Period, edited by A.D. Cousins, Dani Napton and Stephanie Russo, 101-112. New York: Peter Lang, 2011.

 

Refereed journal articles

Russo, Stephanie. "My mite for its protection: The conservative woman as action hero in the writings of the writings of Charlotte West, Helen Craik, Maria Edgeworth and Grace Dalrymple Elliott". Journal for Eighteenth-Century Studies, forthcoming.
Russo, Stephanie. "History Repeating: Mothers, Daughters and Incest in Mary Robinson's Vancenza and The False Friend". Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature, forthcoming.

Russo, Stephanie. "Austen Approved: Pemberley Digital and the Transmedia Commodification of Jane Austen". Women's Writing, special issue on Jane Austen's Afterlives, forthcoming.
 Russo, Stephanie. "Rewriting Radcliffe in the Age of Victoria: Sarah Harriet Burney's The Romance of Private Life". Gothic Studies, 19, no 1 (2017), 73-90.

Russo, Stephanie. "The Damsel of Brittany: Mary Robinson's Angelina, Tyranny and the 1790s". English Studies, 97, no. 4 (2016), 397-411.  
Russo, Stephanie. "The writer died at Autun in her 26th year: Genre, health tourism, and Anna Jameson's Diary of an Ennuyée". Studies in Travel Writing, 20, no 2 (2016), 200-213.
Russo, Stephanie. "Ovid was a mere fool to you: Clothing and nationality in Frances Burney's The Wanderer". Sydney Studies in English, 41 (2015), 31-46.

Russo, Stephanie. "The exertion of your perverted Abilities: Lady Susan and Mary Robinson's The Widow". Persuasions: the Jane Austen Journal 36 (2014), 181-191.
Russo, Stephanie. "Where virtue struggles midst a maze of snares: Mary Robinson's Vancenza (1792) and the Gothic Novel". Women's Writing 20.4 (2013), 586-601.
Russo, Stephanie and Napton, Dani, "Place in Smith's The Banished Man and Scott's Woodstock". SEL: Studies in English Literature 1500-1900 52.4 (Autumn 2012), 747-763.

Russo, Stephanie and Cousins, A.D., "Educated in Masculine Habits: Mary Robinson, Androgyny and the Ideal Woman". AUMLA: Journal of the Australasian Universities Language and Literature Association 115 (November 2011), 37-50.
Russo, Stephanie. "Would it be pleasing to me? Surveillance and Sexuality in Frances Burney's Camilla". The Burney Journal 2011, 80-93.

 

Teaching

Internal


ENGL120 Approaches to English Literature
ENGL303 Narrative and the Novel
ENGL306 Feminism and Literature
ENGL374 Working with Texts
ENGL375 Murder, Mayhem and Mystery: Crime and Detective Fiction
ENGL703 Gender and Genre

External

ENGX303 Narrative and the Novel 
ENGX306 Feminism and Literature
Host, From The Lighthouse podcast. See www.fromthelighthouse.org for more information.

 

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