Grace Moore

Grace Moore is a Senior Research Fellow in the Shaping the Modern program (2013–2017) and a senior lecturer in literary studies at The University of Otago. A Victorian scholar by training, her primary research project is an examination of the representations of bushfires in nineteenth-century settler literature, and she is completing a research monograph, Arcady in Flames. Grace's current research is on Anthony Trollope and Australian ecology, which includes work on Trollope and the acclimatization movement, as well as his attitudes towards meat. She is also in the early stages of a project on Dickens and the Emotions.

Grace continues to publish on Victorian literature and culture, Modernism, and the contemporary novel (especially neo-Victorian fiction). She is the author of Dickens and Empire (Ashgate, 2004), which was shortlisted for the NSW Premier’s Award for Literary Scholarship in 2006, and The Victorian Novel in Context (2012). She has also edited or co-edited books on piracy, crime writing, fire, and the Victorian environment.

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Arcady in Flames: Representations of Bushfires in Nineteenth-Century Settler Culture


Publications list can be found here.