I am a Lecturer in English and Writing at James Cook University, Cairns: https://research.jcu.edu.au/portfolio/roger.osborne/
I am co-editor of the Cambridge Edition of Joseph Conrad’s Under Western Eyes (published 10 October 2013), and editor of the Joseph Furphy Digital Archive. My edition of Joseph Conrad’s Nostromo is scheduled for publication in 2020.
I have published widely in the field of book history, and with David Carter, published Australian Books and Authors in the American Marketplace, 1840s–1940s in 2018, the first of two volumes.
This blog presents a record of my plans, successes, failures, and changes in direction.
Tag Archives: Australian literature
In long-lived research projects, it is healthy to celebrate small victories, and so it is with pleasure that I announce a new contribution to the modules that extend from the Joseph Furphy Digital Archive. The first module, presenting the text … Continue reading →
The Fryer Library at the University of Queensland holds the Louise Campbell Collection (UQLFL120), 9 boxes of material relating to Louise Campbell’s life that also includes several objects related to her husband Ron Campbell’s career as an editor of the … Continue reading →
I think it was Peter Shillingsburg who once emphasised that scholarly editing projects are positioned along a wide spectrum of financial support: at the high-end are those with significant financial support and large numbers of employees, able to complete large projects in a short … Continue reading →