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Personal profile


Lee's interests include the recovery of the work of nineteenth-century women poets, the impact of the ballad on nineteenth-century women's lyric poetry, the poetry of Rosamund Marriott Watson and Augusta Webster, the cultural politics of genre, the nineteenth-century literary marketplace and popular literature. Her current research project is a study of sensation and detective fiction, 1860- 1960.


  • ENGL108 Literature and the Political
  • ENGL120 Approaches to English Literature
  • ENGL206 Gothic Visions
  • ENGL314 Victorian Literary Culture
  • LIT801 Nineteenth-Century Literature

Education/Academic qualification

MA (Hons), Macquarie University

PhD, Macquarie University

BA (Hons), The University of New South Wales

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Research Outputs

  • Emily Brontë's lyrical ballads

    O'Brien, L., 2019, In : Victorian Poetry. 57, 4, p. 511-532 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Infanticide in Mary Hays's Memoirs of Emma Courtney and Victoria Cross's Anna Lombard

    Russo, S. & O'Brien, L., 2019, In : Explicator. 77, 3-4, p. 95-98 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle


    O'Brien, L. & Alfano, V., 2019, In : Victorian Poetry. 57, 2, p. 157-162 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

  • Activities

    • 1 Editorial work

    Victorian Poetry (Journal)

    Veronica Alfano (Editor), Lee O'Brien (Editor)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial work