Michelle J. Smith
Dr Michelle J. Smith is a Senior Lecturer in Literary Studies at Monash University. Her most recent monograph is Consuming Female Beauty: British Literature and Periodicals, 1840-1914 (Edinburgh UP, 2022). In the field of children’s literature, she is the author of From Colonial to Modern: Transnational Girlhood in Canadian, Australian, and New Zealand Children’s Literature, 1840-1940 (U of Toronto P, 2018, with Clare Bradford and Kristine Moruzi) and Empire in British Girls’ Literature and Culture: Imperial Girls, 1880–1915 (Palgrave, 2011). She is currently working with Beth Rodgers and Kristine Moruzi in the preparation of the Edinburgh History of Children’s Periodicals.