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Professor Paul Salzman

Professorial Fellow

School of Humanities and Social Science

Career Summary

Biography

Paul Salzman is a Professor of English Literature who has worked extensively in the areas of early modern (i.e., sixteenth and seventeenth century) literature and Australian literature. He has done considerable practical and theoretical work in the area of scholarly editing, including four Oxford World’s Classics editions and two on-line editions. In the early modern field, he has published  on women’s writing, prose fiction, literary and cultural history, and the intersections between literature, society and politics.  In the field of Australian literature Paul has published on modern fiction, including two co-written analyses of contemporary Australian fiction co-written with professor Ken Gelder of Melbourne University, and a book on Elizabeth Jolley.

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge - UK
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Monash University

Professional Experience

UON Appointment

Title Organisation / Department
Professorial Fellow University of Newcastle
School of Humanities and Social Science
Australia
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Publications

For publications that are currently unpublished or in-press, details are shown in italics.


Book (6 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2014 Salzman P, Literature and politics in the 1620s: 'Whisper'd counsells' (2014) [A1]

© Paul Salzman 2014. All rights reserved. Literature and Politics in the 1620s argues that literature during this decade was inextricably linked to politics, whether oppositional... [more]

© Paul Salzman 2014. All rights reserved. Literature and Politics in the 1620s argues that literature during this decade was inextricably linked to politics, whether oppositional or authoritarian. A wide range of texts are analyzed, from Shakespeare's First Folio to Middleton's A Game At Chess, from romances and poetry to sermons, tracts and newsbooks.

DOI 10.1057/9781137305985
2014 Salzman P, Wynne-Davies M, Mary Wroth and Shakespeare (2014)

© 2015 Taylor & Francis. Over the last twenty five years, scholarship on Early Modern women writers has produced editions and criticisms, both on various groups and individ... [more]

© 2015 Taylor & Francis. Over the last twenty five years, scholarship on Early Modern women writers has produced editions and criticisms, both on various groups and individual authors. The work on Mary Wroth has been particularly impressive at integrating her poetry, prose and drama into the canon. This in turn has led to comparative studies that link Wroth to a number of male and female writers, including of course, William Shakespeare. At the same time no single volume has attempted a comprehensive comparative analysis. This book sets out to explore the ways in which Wroth negotiated the discourses that are embedded in the Shakespearean canon in order to develop an understanding of her oeuvre based, not on influence and imitation, but on difference, originality and innovation.

Citations Scopus - 2
2011 Wallwork J, Salzman P, Early modern Englishwomen testing ideas (2011)

Early Modern Englishwomen Testing Ideas explores how women in England participated in the considerable intellectual and cultural diversity which characterised the 'late'... [more]

Early Modern Englishwomen Testing Ideas explores how women in England participated in the considerable intellectual and cultural diversity which characterised the 'late' early modern period, from the mid-seventeenth century to the early eighteenth century. This collection looks particularly at early modern women philosophers, playwrights and novelists, and considers how they engaged with ideas and debates over philosophical and scientific ideas, as well as literary innovations. © Jo Wallwork and Paul Salzman 2011. All rights reserved.

Citations Scopus - 3
2009 Paul GKAS, Gelder K, Salzman P, After The Celebration Australian Fiction 1989-2007, Melbourne Univ. Publishing, 296 (2009)
2006 Salzman P, Reading Early Modern Women's Writing (2006)

© Paul Salzman 2006. All rights reserved. This book contains an account of writing by women from the mid 16th century through to 1700. It also traces the way a representative sam... [more]

© Paul Salzman 2006. All rights reserved. This book contains an account of writing by women from the mid 16th century through to 1700. It also traces the way a representative sample of that writing was published, circulated in manuscript, read, anthologised, reprinted, and discussed from the time it was produced through to the present day. Salzman's study covers an enormous range of women from all areas of early modern society, and it covers examples of the many and varied genres produced by these women, from plays to prophecies, diaries to poems, autobiographies to philosophy. As well as introducing the wealth of material produced by women in the early modern period, this book examines changing responses to what was written, tracing a history of reception and transmission that amounts to a cultural history of changing taste.

DOI 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261048.001.0001
Citations Scopus - 26
2002 Salzman P, Literary Culture in Jacobean England Reading 1621, Springer, 268 (2002)
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Chapter (8 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2015 Salzman PJ, 'Lady Mary Wroth's poetry', The Ashgate Research Companion to the Sidneys, 1500-1700, Ashgate, Farnham, UK 253-268 (2015) [B1]
2015 Salzman P, 'Me and My Shadow: Editing Wroth for the Digital Age', Re-Reading Mary Wroth 183-192 (2015) [B1]
DOI 10.1057/9781137473349_12
2014 Salzman PJ, 'Henrietta's version: Mary Wroth's 'Love's Victory' in the Nineteenth Century', Material Cultures of Early Modern Women's Writing, Palgrave Macmillan, Houndmills, UK 159-173 (2014) [B1]
DOI 10.1057/9781137342430
2014 Salzman P, 'Love¿s victor y, pastoral, gender, and as you like it', Mary Wroth and Shakespeare 125-136 (2014) [B1]
2013 Salzman PJ, 'Essays', The Oxford Handbook of English Prose 1500-1640, Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK 468-483 (2013)
DOI 10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199580682.013.0029
2013 Salzman PJ, 'Mary Wroth and hermaphroditic circulation', Early Modern Women and the Poem, Manchester University Press, Manchester, UK 117-130 (2013) [B1]
2008 Salzman P, 'Prose Fiction', A Companion to Early Modern Women's Writing 303-316 (2008)
DOI 10.1002/9780470693490.ch20
Citations Scopus - 2
2004 Salzman P, 'Early modern (Aristocratic) women and textual property', Women, Property, and the Letters of the Law in Early Modern England 282-295 (2004)
Citations Scopus - 1
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Journal article (14 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2015 Salzman P, 'Writing Metamorphosis in the English Renaissance 1550-1700', PARERGON, 32 374-375 (2015)
2012 Salzman P, 'Not Understanding Mary Wroth's Poetry', PARERGON, 29 133-148 (2012)
Citations Scopus - 3Web of Science - 1
2012 Salzman P, 'MaryWroth: The Countess of Montgomery's 'Urania' (Abridged)', PARERGON, 29 329-329 (2012)
2011 Paul Salzman, 'Travelling or Staying In: Spain and the Picaresque in the Early 1620s', The Yearbook of English Studies, 41 141-141 (2011)
DOI 10.5699/yearenglstud.41.1.0141
2011 Salzman P, 'Mary Sidney, Lady Wroth', PARERGON, 28 225-227 (2011)
2010 Salzman P, 'Anne Clifford: Writing for Oneself, Writing for Others', PARERGON, 27 125-141 (2010)
Citations Scopus - 1
2009 Salzman P, ''ANNE CLIFFORD'S ANNOTATED COPY OF SIDNEY'S ARCADIA'', NOTES AND QUERIES, 56 554-555 (2009)
DOI 10.1093/notesj/gjp208
Citations Scopus - 1
2007 Salzman P, 'Genre and women's life writing in early modern England', REVIEW OF ENGLISH STUDIES, 58 717-718 (2007)
DOI 10.1093/res/hgm116
Citations Web of Science - 1
2006 Salzman P, 'Romance for sale in early modern England: The rise of prose fiction.', REVIEW OF ENGLISH STUDIES, 57 805-807 (2006)
DOI 10.1093/res/hgl112
2006 Salzman P, 'Fictions of authorship in late Elizabethan narratives: Euphues in 'Arcadia'.', REVIEW OF ENGLISH STUDIES, 57 805-807 (2006)
2002 Salzman P, 'Reading popular romance in early modern England', MODERN PHILOLOGY, 100 265-267 (2002)
DOI 10.1086/493184
1992 MERLI C, SALZMAN P, 'HANRAHAN,BARBARA 'ANNIE MAGDALENE', THE INSIDE STORY', SOUTHERLY, 52 105-118 (1992)
1989 SALZMAN P, 'TALKING LISTENING ANECDOTAL STYLE IN RECENT AUSTRALIAN WOMENS FICTION', SOUTHERLY, 49 539-553 (1989)
Citations Web of Science - 1
1987 SALZMAN P, 'WORKING THE SELF - ISSUES OF FORM AND GENDER IN AUSTRALIAN FICTION', MEANJIN, 46 513-524 (1987)
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Review (1 outputs)

Year Citation Altmetrics Link
2017 Salzman P, 'Anne Clifford's Great Books of Record', EARLY MODERN WOMEN-AN INTERDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL (2017)
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News

Software success for UoN’s Early Modern Women Research Network

October 6, 2017

In an acknowledgment of UoN’s research leadership in the field of early modern women’s writing, the Early Modern Women Research Network (EMWRN) has been asked to share their digital archive software with leading Renaissance literature academics at Northwestern University, USA.

Professor Paul Salzman

Position

Professorial Fellow
School of Humanities and Social Science
Faculty of Education and Arts

Contact Details

Email paul.salzman@newcastle.edu.au
Phone 4921 5155

Office

Building McMullin
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