Publications

Books

  • Atkin, Lara, Sarah Comyn, Porscha Fermanis, and Nathan Garvey, Early Public Libraries and Colonial Citizenship in the British Southern Hemisphere (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019).
  • Atkin, Lara, Writing South Africa: Representing Indigeneity in Nineteenth-Century British and British Settler Culture (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming 2020).
  • Comyn, Sarah and Porscha Fermanis (eds), Worlding the South: Nineteenth-Century Literary Culture and the Southern British Colonies (Manchester: Manchester University Press, forthcoming 2020).

Book Chapters

  • Atkin, Lara, “‘Conceive of a Tale of London Which a Negro, Fresh from Central Africa, Would Take Back To His Tribe!”: Exploration and Time/Travel in H. G. Wells’s The Time Machine’Crossing Borders in Victorian Travel: Spaces, Nations, and Empires, ed. B. Franchi and E. Mutlu (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2018), 86-106.
  • Comyn, Sarah, ‘Southern Doubles: Antipodean Life as a Comparative Exercise’, in Worlding the South: Nineteenth-Century Literary Culture and the Southern British Colonies, ed. Sarah Comyn and Porscha Fermanis (Manchester, Manchester University Press, forthcoming 2020).
  • Comyn, Sarah and Porscha Fermanis, ‘Introduction: Southern Worlds, Globes, and Spheres’, in Worlding the South: Nineteenth-Century Literary Culture and the Southern British Colonies, ed. Sarah Comyn and Porscha Fermanis (Manchester, Manchester University Press, forthcoming 2020).
  • Porscha Fermanis, ‘“Some Genuine Chinese Authors”: Literary Appreciation, Comparatism, and Universalism in the Straits Chinese Magazine’, in Worlding the South: Nineteenth-Century Literary Culture and the Southern British Colonies, ed. Sarah Comyn and Porscha Fermanis (Manchester, Manchester University Press, forthcoming 2020).
  • Porscha Fermanis, Reading and Literary Appreciation in Colonial Singapore, 1820-1870’, in The Edinburgh History of Reading: A World Survey from Antiquity to the Present, ed. Mary Hammond and Jonathan Rose (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, forthcoming 2020).
  • Sharp, Sarah, ‘A Death in the Cottage: Spiritual and Economic Improvement in Romantic-era Scottish Death Narratives’, in Cultures of Improvement in Scottish Literature, ed. Alex Benchimol and Gerard McKeever (New York and London: Routledge, 2018), 213-.

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