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Books

McMahon EN, 2016, Islands, Identity and the Literary Imagination, 1, Anthem Press, London and New York

Book Chapters

McMahon E, 2022, 'Bioluminescence: Materiality, Metaphor and Trace in Sixty Lights', in Uhlmann A (ed.), Inner and Outer Worlds: Gail Jones' Fiction, Sydney University Press, Sydney, pp. 29 - 42

McMahon E; Olubas B, 2021, 'Introduction', in McMahon E; Olubas B (ed.), Antigone Kefala New Australian Modernities, University Of Western Australia Press, Perth, pp. 1 - 18

McMahon E, 2021, 'Worldly interiors in the Fiction of Antigone Kefala', in McMahon E; Olubas B (ed.), Antigone Kefala: New Australian Modernities, University of Western Australia Press, Perth, pp. 51 - 68

McMahon E; Andre B, 2018, 'Literature and the Literary gaze', in Baldacchino G (ed.), The Routledge International Handbook of Island Studies A World of Islands, Routledge, London and New York, pp. 296 - 311, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315556642

McMahon EN, 2017, 'Moments of Being in the Fiction of Elizabeth Harrower', in McMahon E; Olubas B (ed.), Elizabeth Harrower: Critical Essays, edn. Sydney Studies in Australian Literature, Sydney University Press, Sydney, pp. 135 - 145

McMahon EN; Olubas B, 2017, '"Rediscovering Again: Reading Elizabeth Harrower Across Time"', in McMahon EN; Olubas B (ed.), Elizabeth Harrower: Critical Essays, edn. Sydney Studies in Australian Literature, Sydney University Press, Sydney, pp. 1 - 7

McMahon EN, 2017, 'Identity, Perversity and Literary Subjectivity: Teaching Patrick White's The Twyborn Affair', in Birns N; Moore N; Sheriff S (ed.), Teaching Australian and New Zealand Literature, Modern Languages Association, New York, pp. 133 - 144

McMahon E, 2016, 'Parallel: Parallax-the melancholy dialectics of Dionne Brand', in Literary Careers in the Modern Era, pp. 113 - 128, http://dx.doi.org/10.1057/9781137478504

McMahon EN, 2012, 'Continental Heartlands and Alex Miller’s Geosophical Imaginary', in Dixon R (ed.), The Novels of Alex Miller, edn. Original, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, pp. 125 - 137

McMahon EN, 2010, 'Author, Author! The Two Faces of Kate Grenville', in Kossew S (ed.), Lighting Dark Places: Essays on Kate Grenville, edn. 1, Rodopi, Amsterdam, pp. 39 - 54

McMahon EN, 2010, 'The Lateness and the Queerness of The Twyborn Affair: White's Farewell to the Novel', in McMahon E; Olubas B (ed.), Remembering Patrick White: Contemporary Critical Essays, edn. 1, Rodopi, Amsterdam, New York, pp. 77 - 94

McMahon EN, 2009, 'Homesick: Cloudstreet and the death drive', in Ways of Teaching, edn. Original, English Association Sydney, Sydney, pp. 35 - 46

McMahon EN; Olubas B, 2006, 'Introduction: Women Making Time', in McMahon E; Olubas B (ed.), Women Making Time: Contemporary Feminist Critique and Cultural Analysis, edn. First, University of WA Press, Perth, pp. 1 - 13

McMahon EN, 2006, 'Wasted Memory and Generational History: Tasmania`s abandoned places', in McMahon E; Olubas B (ed.), Women Making Time: Contemporary Feminist Critique and Cultural Analysis, edn. First, University of WA Press, Perth, pp. 43 - 62

McMahon EN, 2003, 'The Guilded Cage: from utopia to monad in Australia`s island imaginary', in Edmond R; Smith V (ed.), Islands in History and Representation, edn. First, Routledge Press, London, pp. 190 - 202

Edited Books

Olubas B; McMahon E, (ed.), 2021, Antigone Kefala: New Australian Modernities, University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands WA

McMahon E; Olubas B, (ed.), 2017, Elizabeth Harrower: Critical Essays, Sydney University Press, Sydney

McMahon EN; Olubas B, (ed.), 2010, Remembering Patrick White: Contemporary Critical Essays, Rodopi, Amsterdam, New York

McMahon EN; Olubas B, (ed.), 2006, Women Making Time: Contemporary Feminist Critique and Cultural Analysis, University of WA Press, Perth

Journal articles

McMahon E, 2020, 'B-Sides Jessica Anderson's 'The Impersonators', Public Books, vol. na, https://www.publicbooks.org/b-sides-jessica-andersons-the-impersonators/

McMahon E, 2020, 'The Transvestite Adventure: Reading the Colonial Grotesque', Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature, vol. 20, pp. 1 - 11, https://openjournals.library.sydney.edu.au/index.php/JASAL/issue/view/From%20Colony%20to%20Transnation/showToc

McMahon E, 2020, 'Southerly 80 Editorial', Southerly: a review of Australian literature, vol. 79, pp. 6 - 12

McMahon EN; Fink H, 2016, 'Editorial', Southerly: Words and Music, vol. 76, pp. 6 - 11

McMahon EN, 2016, 'Editorial', Southerly: War and Peace, vol. 75, pp. 7 - 9

McMahon EN, 2015, 'Editorial', Southerly: The Naked Writer 2, vol. 2, pp. 6 - 8

McMahon EN, 2015, 'Editorial', Southerly: Elemental, vol. 75, pp. 6 - 10

McMahon EN, 2014, 'Editorial', Southerly: Forward Thinking Utopia and Apocalypse, vol. 57, pp. 271 - 273, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjc.12201

McMahon EN; Ashcroft. Bill ; Anwar ; Bishop ; Cummins , 2014, 'Southerly 74.1 Forward Thinking: Utopia and Apocalypse', Southerly, vol. 74, pp. 1 - 276, http://www.englishassociation.org/

McMahon EN, 2013, 'Archipelagic space and the uncertain future of national literatures.', Journal of the Association for Study of Australian Literature (JASAL), vol. 13, pp. 1 - 20, http://www.nla.gov.au/openpublish/index.php/jasal/index

McMahon EN, 2013, 'Editorial', Southerly: Islands and Archipelagos, http://www.englishassociation.org/southerly

McMahon EN, 2013, 'Reading the Planetary Archipelago of the Torres Strait -', Island Studies Journal, vol. 8, pp. 55 - 66, http://www.islandstudies.ca/node/407

McMahon EN, 2012, 'Editorial', Southerly: Mid-Century Women's Writers, vol. 72, pp. 6 - 9

McMahon EN, 2012, 'Mary Gaunt and the Modern Waning of Affect', Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature (JASAL), vol. 12, pp. 1 - 11, http://www.nla.gov.au/openpublish/index.php/jasal/article/view/2318/2920

McMahon EN, 2011, 'Editorial', Southerly: Modern Mobilities, vol. 71, pp. 6 - 9

Stratford E; Baldacchino G; McMahon EN; Farbotko C; Harwood A, 2011, 'Envisioning the Archipelago', Island Studies Journal, vol. 6, pp. 113 - 130, http://ro.uow.edu.au/scipapers/3062

Olubas B; McMahon EN, 2011, 'Introduction [JASAL]', Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature (JASAL), vol. 11, pp. np - np, http://www.nla.gov.au/openpublish/index.php/jasal/issue/view/Special%20Issue:%20Archive%20Madness/showToc

McMahon EN; Stratford E; Farbotko C, 2011, 'Reading Suvendrini Perera’s Australia and the Insular Imagination', Political Geography, vol. 30, pp. 329 - 338

McMahon EN, 2011, 'Review of Archipelagoes: Insular Fictions from Chivalric Romance to the Novel by Simone Pinet', Island Studies Journal, vol. 6, pp. 267 - 269, http://vre2.upei.ca/islandstudies.ca/node/339

Mcmahon E, 2010, 'The Proximate Pleasure of Eve Sedgwick: A Legacy of Intimate Reading', AUSTRALIAN HUMANITIES REVIEW, pp. 17 - 29, https://www.webofscience.com/api/gateway?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000214645100003&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1

McMahon EN, 2010, 'Australia, the Island Continent: How Contradictory Geography Shapes the National Imaginary', Space and Culture, vol. 13, pp. 178 - 187, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1206331209358224

McMahon EN, 2010, 'Editorial', Southerly: Romance, vol. 70, pp. 6 - 10

McMahon EN, 2010, 'The Proximate Pleasure of Eve Sedgwick: A Legacy of Intimate Reading', Australian Humanities Review, vol. 48, pp. na, http://www.australianhumanitiesreview.org/archive/Issue-May-2010/mcmahon.html

McMahon EN, 2009, 'Editorial', Southerly: Southerly at Seventy, vol. 69, pp. S1 - S2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/1465312514Z.000000000176

McMahon EN, 2008, 'Editorial', Southerly: Sister Arts, vol. 68, pp. 5 - 12

McMahon EN, 2007, 'Judith Wright and the temporality of composition (The `Moving Image`)', Australian Literary Studies, vol. 23, pp. 15 - 26

McMahon EN, 2007, 'The Centaur and the Cyborg: Abject Becoming on the Colonial Frontier', Southerly, vol. 67, pp. 211 - 225

McMahon EN, 2005, 'Encapsulated Space: The Paradise Prison of Australia`s Island Imaginery', Southerly, vol. 65, No. 1, pp. 20 - 29

McMahon EN, 2005, 'False as Eden: Constituting the Female Subject in Time', Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature (JASAL), vol. 4, pp. 173 - 184

McMahon EN, 2005, 'Puberty Blues Takes Feminist Generationalism to the Beach', Australian Feminist Studies, vol. 20, No.48, pp. 281 - 289, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08164640500280241


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