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Geoff's interests include the connection between literary modes and the history of ideas in Britain during the long eighteenth century, with special emphasis on solitude, social networks and the politics of home; the younger generation of British Romantic poets (especially Byron and Shelley); the connection between literary and political discourse; and Marxist and Cultural Materialist theory. He is currently engaged in research related to his project on Solitude and Social Networks in British Literature of the long eighteenth-century.



  • ENGL370: Reason, Imagination, Revolution: Literature and Culture from Pope to Austen
  • ENGL389: Practices in English (capstone)


  • ENGX120: Approaches to English Literature
  • ENGX209:Children's Literature
  • ENGX390: Practices in English (capstone)

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Macquarie University

Award Date: 1 Jan 2007

BA (Hons), Macquarie University

Award Date: 1 Jan 2000


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