- Cosmopolitanism, Sovereignty and Medievalism
This essay attempts to bring into conversation two unlikely bodies of writing. One of these bodies of writing dates from the Middle Ages and might…1 November 2011
- Review of J. M. Coetzee and the Limits of Cosmopolitanism, by Katherine Hallemeier.
In the old sense of 'cosmopolitan' as describing a global citizen, Nobel LaureateJ.M. Coetzee certainly could be seen to fit the bill. Born in South…1 June 2014
- 'Taking the flowery bed back to Australia': The Repatriation of Charmian Clift and George Johnston
Since coming to national attention in the immediate post-World War II years Charmian Clift and George Johnston have remained an enigmatic and almost ‘mythical’ Australian…1 June 2016
- Constructing Cosmopolitanism, Promoting Humanitarianism: The Marvellous Melbourne of E.W. Cole in Lisa Lang’s Utopian Man (2010)
Lisa Lang’s award-winning Australian novel Utopian Man (2010) reimagines E.W. Cole and his famous Book Arcade in Melbourne in the last decades of the nineteenth…19 September 2017