Grace Moore

Grace Moore teaches at the University of Otago, Aotearoa/New Zealand. In the past she has held positions at the University of Bristol, UK and the University of Idaho, USA. Before moving to New Zealand, she taught at the University of Melbourne in Australia for fourteen years (2004-2018), and she was also (from 2013 to 2017) a senior research fellow at the Australian Research Council’s Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions.

Grace wrote her first article for the Literary Encyclopedia in 2004, and she became one of the Victorian section editors in 2019. She is the author of Dickens and Empire (which was shortlisted for the New South Wales Premier’s Award for Literary Scholarship in 2006), and The Victorian Novel in Context. Grace is the editor of Victorian Crime, Madness and Sensation (with Andrew Maunder), Pirates and Mutineers of the Nineteenth Century, and Victorian Environments (with Michelle J. Smith). Her recent publications include an open access special issue, Fire Stories, which explores the interconnections between fire and emotions.

Grace is at present writing a book about the novelist Anthony Trollope and his representation of environmental change, while also finishing up another project on settlers and their depictions of Australian bushfires. She continues to work on Charles Dickens, and her other research interests include neo-Victorianism, crime fiction, ecocriticism, and emotions theory.

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