Robert White

Emeritus Professor, MA Adel., DPhil Oxf., FAHA

  • The University of Western Australia (M204), 35 Stirling Highway, Room 2.11, Arts Building, Crawley campus

    6009 Perth

    Australia

1992 …2019
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Personal profile

Biography

R. S. White MA (Adelaide), D.Phil (Oxford), FAHA
Winthrop Professor of English
Australian Professorial Fellow (ARC)
Chief Coordinator, ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions
Programme Leader ARC Centre of Excellence in the History of Emotions

Funding overview

For details see Research Profile and Publications below
ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions
Australian Professorial Fellowship
ARC Discovery Awards

Previous positions


Visiting Research Fellow, Humanities Research Centre, ANU
Visiting Research Fellow, Balliol College Oxford
Visiting Research Fellow, University of Newcastle upon Tyne
ARC Professorial Research Fellowship (2008-13)

Senior Visiting Research Fellowship, Magdalen College Oxford (2018)

Current projects

Book: Keats's Anatomy of Melancholy
Book: Ambivalent Macbeth (Sydney University Press) PUBLISHED 2018
Book (co-ed with Paul Megna and Brid Phillips) Hamlet and Emotions (Palgrave) PUBLISHED 2019
Book (co-ed. with Ciara Rawnsley) The New Fortune Theatre: That Vast Open Stage (UWA Publishing) PUBLISHED 2018

Chapters
'Eklavya' and Hamlet' in Shakespeare and Indian Cinemas, 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)

Teaching overview

Research intensive
Teaching contributions: Shakespeare, Early Modern Literature,Romantics and Revolution, Film history

Research

Shakespeare
Renaissance literature
Keats
Romantic poetry
Film history
History of Emotions

Keywords

  • Shakespeare
  • Romantic Poetry
  • Emotions
  • Renaissance
  • Film, Television And Cultural Studies
  • Keats and Romantics
  • Pacifism and human rights in literature
  • Film history

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Research Output 1992 2019

Debating Medieval Natural Law: A Survey

White, R. S., 2019, In : PARERGON. 36, 1, p. 243-243 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Horatio: Loyal Friend of Hamlet and Nutshell

White, R., 2 Feb 2019, Hamlet and emotions. Megna, P., Phillips, B. & White, R. S. (eds.). Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 317-334 17 p. (Palgrave Shakespeare Studies).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Hamlet
Emotion
Jonathan Cape
Rationalist
Novel

Meta-, mega- and multiple emotions in early modern English terminology

White, R., 2019, Before emotion: The language of feeling, 400-1800. Ruys, J. F., Champion, M. W. & Essary, K. (eds.). 1st ed. New York and London: Routledge, p. 185-198 13 p. (Routledge Studies in Medieval Literature and Culture).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Prologue to the Omen Coming On

White, R., 2 Feb 2019, Hamlet and emotions. Megna, P., Phillips, B. & White, R. S. (eds.). Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan, p. xiii-xxv 12 p. (Palgrave Shakespeare Studies).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Projects 1996 2017