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Tanya Dalziell

Associate Professor, BA PhD W.Aust.

  • The University of Western Australia (M204), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 28 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
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Teaching overview

I teach across a range of undergraduate, Honours and postgraduate areas including postcolonial literatures, gender theory, modernism, contemporary literatures, literary and cultural theory, and cinema studies.

I welcome the opportunity to work with PhD, MA and Honours candidates in the fields of twentieth-century literatures, modernism, Australian literature, postcolonial and transnational literatures, cinema and literary, gender and cultural theory.


Associate Professor Tanya Dalziell teaches and researches in English and Cultural Studies at the University of Western Australia. She has published widely in the area of literary studies, and serves on the editorial boards of leading national and international journals.


Twentieth century literature
Postcolonial studies
Cinema studies
Australian literature and film


  • Australian Literature
  • Modernism
  • Film, Television And Cultural Studies
  • Race And Ethnic Relations
  • Gender Studies
  • Twentieth-century literatures
  • Australian literature
  • Postcolonial and transnational literatures
  • Cinema
  • Literary, gender and cultural theory

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Research Output 1995 2019

Hydra: Overview

Dalziell, T. & Genoni, P., May 2019, Hydra: A play by Sue Smith. Sydney: NewSouth Publishing, p. xiv-xvii 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperForeword/postscript


Half the Perfect World: writers, dreamers and drifters on Hydra, 1955-1964

Genoni, P. & Dalziell, T., Aug 2018, Melbourne: Monash University Publishing. 425 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

George Johnston's Tibetan Interlude: Myth and Reality in Shangri-la

Genoni, P. & Dalziell, T., 1 Dec 2017, In : Journeys: The International Journal of Travel and Travel Writing. 18, 2, p. 1-27

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Tibetan Plateau

National identity in Australian literature

Dalziell, T., Jun 2017, The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature. Kostova, J. & Rabinowitz, P. (eds.). Oxford University Press, 30 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

National Identity
Australian Literature

Relearning Whiteness: David Malouf's Remembering Babylon

Dalziell, T., 11 May 2017, Teaching Australian and New Zealand Literature. Birns, N., Moore, N. & Shieff, S. (eds.). New York: Modern Language Association of America, p. 155-154 10 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Projects 2003 2015

Activities 2018 2018

  • 1 Public performances or exhibition

Barbican Centre (London) Program notes

Tanya Dalziell (Creator)
21 Feb 2018

Activity: Service and engagementPublic performances or exhibition

Press / Media

Interview with ABC digital

Tanya Dalziell & Paul Genoni


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Radio interview about Charmian Clift (following The Conversation article on Clift)

Tanya Dalziell & Paul Genoni


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

A Pair of Ragged Claws

Tanya Dalziell & Paul Genoni


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

"Monash Sells Film Rights to Half the Perfect World" From the Editor's Desk

Tanya Dalziell & Paul Genoni


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media