Imelda Whelehan


  • The University of Western Australia (M358), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Nottingham

Critical Theory, MA, University of Nottingham

English and American Literature, BA (Hons), University of Kent


  • Screen adaptation
  • feminist thought
  • popular culture
  • popular fiction
  • Women's writing
  • adaptation studies

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Research Output 1995 2018

Breaking Bond's Balls: A Feminist Re-Reading Ian Fleming

Whelehan, I., 2018, JAMES BOND UNCOVERED. Strong, J. (ed.). Palgrave Macmillan, p. 107-126 20 p. (Palgrave Studies in Adaptation and Visual Culture).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

The Rise of Ladlit and Chicklit

Whelehan, I., 2018, British Literature in Transition, 1980–2000: Accelerated Times. Pollard, E. (ed.). Cambridge University Press, p. 230-243 (British Literature in Transition).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Farm lit: Reading narratives of love on the land

Whelehan, I. & Pini, B., 6 Jul 2017, Cultural Sustainability in Rural Communities: Rethinking Australian Country Towns. Driscoll, C., Darian-Smith, K. & Nichols, D. (eds.). Taylor & Francis, p. 68-83 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

3 Citations (Scopus)

Hating Hannah: Or learning to love (post)feminist entitlement

Whelehan, I., 23 Jun 2017, Reading Lena Dunham's Girls: Feminism, postfeminism, authenticity and gendered performance in contemporary television. Springer International Publishing AG, p. 31-44 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Key Concepts in Gender Studies

Pilcher, J. & Whelehan, I., 2017, 2 ed. SAGE Publications Ltd. 208 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook