Dr. V.R. (Veronica) Alfano

Veronica Alfano, assistant professor in the Centre for Languages and Academic Skills and in the philosophy department, specializes in Victorian literature, aesthetic theory, poetics, and gender studies. She is also a Research Fellow in the Institute for Religion and Critical Thinking at Australian Catholic University.

Research

Alfano’s monograph, The Lyric in Victorian Memory: Poetic Remembering and Forgetting from Tennyson to Housman (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017) explores the links between mnemonic form and cultural nostalgia.  She has published articles and book chapters on Alfred Tennyson, Christina Rossetti, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, A. E. Housman, and Robert Browning.  With Andrew Stauffer, she is co-editor of the essay collectionVirtual Victorians: Networks, Connections, Technologies (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015).

More information

Recent teaching interests include literary depictions of technology and the intersections among poetry, memory, and ethical theory.

  • The Lyric in Victorian Memory:  Poetic Remembering and Forgetting from Tennyson to Housman.  Basingstoke:  Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.
  • Virtual Victorians:  Networks, Connections, Technologies, co-edited with Andrew Stauffer.  Basingstoke:  Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
  • Victorian Poetry, Special Issue on Gender and Genre, co-edited with Lee O’Brien (forthcoming Summer 2019).
  • “Technologies of Forgetting:  Phonographs, Lyric Voice, and Rossetti’s Woodspurge.”  Victorian Poetry (forthcoming Summer 2017).
  • “A. E. Housman’s Ballad Economies.”  In Economies of Desire at the Victorian Fin de Siècle: Libidinal Lives, edited by Jane Ford, Kim Edwards Keates, and Patricia Pulham.  New York:  Routledge, 2016.
  • “‘If He caught me here, / O’erheard this speech’:  Audience, Performance, and Genre in Browning’s ‘Caliban upon Setebos.’”  Victorians:  A Journal of Culture and Literature 123 (Spring 2013):  52-65.
  • “Remembering Christina Rossetti:  Dead Women and the Afterlife of Lyric.”  Feminist Studies in English Literature 17.2 (Winter 2009):  5-40. 
  • “Generic Collaboration and Lyric Betrayal:  A Reading of Tennyson’s The Princess.”  Critical Matrix 18 (Fall 2009):  34-57.

More publications

BrainHack Project, funded by the European Commission (2016-2018)

  • Mourning Texts as Literature and Philosophy:  Still Lives (co-authored with Mark Alfano). Under contract.
  • The Lyric in Victorian Memory:  Poetic Remembering and Forgetting from Tennyson to Housman.  Basingstoke:  Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.
  • Virtual Victorians:  Networks, Connections, Technologies, co-edited with Andrew Stauffer.  Basingstoke:  Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.

Veronica Alfano

Assistant Professor

Department:

Values, Technology and Innovation

Section:

Ethics/Philosophy of Technology

Research interests:
Victorian Literature
Poetry and Poetics
Form, Design, Aesthetics
Gender and Sexuality
Media Studies
Memory and Nostalgia

Additional information

V.R. Alfano

publicaties
Technologies of Forgetting

peer reviewed : N

Victorian Poetry (2017)

auteurs

  • Veronica Alfano
The Lyric in Victorian Memory

peer reviewed : N

(2017) 361 pagina's , p.

auteurs

  • Veronica Alfano
A. E. Housman’s Ballad Economies

peer reviewed : N

Economies of Desire at the Victorian Fin de Siècle (2016)

auteurs

  • Veronica Alfano

redacteuren

  • Jane Ford
  • Kim Keates
  • Patricia Pulham
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