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Project Publications

The large number of publications produced from the Olive Schreiner Letters Project are listed below, with the listing brought up to date at frequent intervals. Many of these can be downloaded - the clickable links will provide this option.

 

2015, forthcoming and in preparation

Stanley, Liz (in preparation 2016, with Niamh Moore, Andrea Salter and Maria Tamboukou) The Archive Project: Methodology, Practice, Theory in Archive Research (due October 2015, publication 2016).

Stanley, Liz (2015, in press post-proofs) “The reader, the text and the editor: Schreiner and others” English in Africa 42:1.

Stanley, Liz (2015, in press post-proofs) “The death of the letter? Epistolary intent, letterness and the many ends of letter-writing” Cultural Sociology 11.

Stanley, Liz (2015, in press post-proofs) “The scriptural economy, the Forbes figuration and the racial order” Sociology 49.

Stanley, Liz (2015, in press post-proofs) “Operationalizing a QLR project on social change and whiteness in South Africa, 1770s – 1970s” International Journal of Social Research Methodology 40.

Stanley, Liz (2015, in press post-proofs) ““Olive Schreiner, Sociology and the company she kept” in (eds) Alexander Law and Eric Royal Lybeck Sociological Amnesia: Cross-Currents in Disciplinary History Farnham: Ashgate.

Stanley, Liz (2015, accepted pre-proofs) “What is a migrant letter and do settler colonial letters make a difference? The Forbes family and letter-writing, South Africa 1850-1938” History of the Family.

2014 

Stanley, Liz and Salter, Andrea (2014) The World's Great Question: Olive Schreiner's South African Letters 1889-1920 Cape Town: Van Riebeeck Society. [view] http://www.vanriebeecksociety.co.za/docs/schreiner.htm

Stanley, Liz (2014) "Olive Schreiner" (Review of Carolyn Burdett's Olive Schreiner [Tavistock: Northcote House]), Women's Writing 21: 609-11. [view]

2013

Dampier, Helen (2013) “Identifying the Quotidian in the Heterotopic Universe of Olive Schreiner’s Letters” in ed, L. Stanley Documents of Life Revisited! Ashgate Publishers, pp.149-60. http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/9781409442899

Salter, Andrea (2013) “Stories, or ‘someone telling something to someone about something’: Stories in Olive Schreiner’s Letters and Nella Last’s Mass Observation Diary” in ed, L. Stanley Documents of Life Revisited! Ashgate Publishers, pp.93-105. [view] http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/9781409442899

Stanley, Liz (ed.) (2013) Documents of Life Revisited: Narrative and Biographical Methodology for a 21st Century Critical Humanism Farnham: Ashgate. [view] http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/9781409442899

Stanley, Liz (2013) 'Whites writing: Letters and Documents of Life in a QLR project' in Stanley, Liz (ed.) (2013) Documents of Life Revisited: Narrative and Biographical Methodology for a 21st Century Critical Humanism Farnham: Ashgate, pp. 59-73 [view] http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/9781409442899

Stanley, Liz, Salter, Andrea, and Dampier, Helen (2013) “The work of making and the work it does: Cultural sociology and ‘bringing-into-being’ the cultural assemblage of the Olive Schreiner letters” Cultural Sociology 7: 287-302 **nominated for the 2014 Sage Prize for Excellence & Innovation** [view]

Stanley, Liz, Salter, Andrea, and Dampier, Helen (2013) “Olive Schreiner, Epistolary Practices and Microhistories: A Cultural Entrepreneur in a Historical Landscape” Cultural & Social History 10: 577-97. [view]

2012

Stanley, Liz and Dampier, Helen (2012) “‘I just express my views & leave them to work’: Olive Schreiner as a feminist protagonist in a masculine political landscape with figures and letters” Gender and History 24, 3: 677-700. [view]

Stanley, Liz, Salter, Andrea and Dampier, Helen (2012) “The epistolary pact, letterness and the Schreiner epistolarium” a/b: Auto/Biography Studies 27: 263-93. [view – open access]

2011

Dampier, Helen (2011) “Re-readings of Olive Schreiner's letters to Karl Pearson: against closure” in ed, Stanley “Olive Schreiner and Company: Letters and ‘Drinking in the External World’” OSLP Working Papers on Letters, Letterness & Epistolary Networks No 3, University of Edinburgh, pp. 46-71 [view – open access]

Salter, Andrea (2011) “‘Dear Ones!’: Multiple addressees and epistolary relationships in a Findlay family letter” in ed, Stanley “Olive Schreiner and Company: Letters and ‘Drinking in the External World’” OSLP Working Papers on Letters, Letterness & Epistolary Networks No 3, University of Edinburgh, pp. 73-107 [view – open access]

Stanley, Liz (2011) “The Epistolary Gift, the Editorial Thirty-Party, Counter-Epistolaria: Rethinking the Epistolarium” Life Writing Special issue on ‘Contemporary Perspectives on Epistolarity’, 8: 137-54. [view – open access]

Stanley, Liz (2011) “Olive Schreiner, ‘A Returned South African’, Her Letters, Her Essays, Her Fiction, Her Politics, Her Life: The Epistolarium Revisited” in (ed) Liz Stanley “Olive Schreiner & Company: Schreiner’s Letters and ‘Drinking In the External World’” Olive Schreiner Letters Project Working Paper on Letters, Letterness & Epistolary Networks No.3, University of Edinburgh, pp.19-44. [view – open access]

Stanley, Liz and Dampier, Helen (2011) "Towards the epistolarium: issues in researching and publishing the Olive Schreiner Letters" African Research & Documentation: Journal of the SCOLMA 113: 27-32. [view – open access]

Stanley, Liz and Wise, Sue (2011) “The domestication of death: The sequestration thesis and domestic figuration” Sociology 45,6, 947-62. [view – open access]

2010

Salter, Andrea (2010) 'Filling the Silences? Mass-Observation's Wartime Diaries, Interpretive Work and Indexicality', Life Writing 7, 1: 53-65. [view – open access]

Stanley, Liz (ed, 2010) ‘Narratives, selves and life writings: dialogues, exchanges and commentaries’ Life Writing 7:1 and 7:2, special issue on ‘Life Writing and Narrative Inquiry’. [view]

Stanley, Liz (2010) “On Small and Big Stories of The Quotidian: The Commonplace and The Extraordinary In Narrative Inquiry” in (eds) David Robinson et al Narratives and Everyday Life Huddersfield, UK: University of Huddersfield Press. [view]

Stanley, Liz and Dampier, Helen (2010) “‘Men selling their souls & the future – and fate watching them’: Olive Schreiner on Union” Quarterly Bulletin of the National Library of South Africa 64, 3: 121-36. [view – open access

Stanley, Liz & Helen Dampier (2010) ‘I trust that our brief acquaintance may ripen into sincere friendship’: Networks across the race divide in South Africa in conceptualising Olive Schreiner’s letters 1890-1920 OSLP Working Papers on Letters, Letterness & Epistolary Networks No. 2, University of Edinburgh. [view – open access]

Stanley, Liz, Dampier, Helen & Salter, Andrea (2010) "Olive Schreiner globalising social inquiry: A feminist analytics of globalisation” Sociological Review 58: 656-679. [view – open access]

2009

Stanley, Liz and Dampier, Helen (2009) “The Number of the South African War (1899-1902) Concentration Camp Dead: Standard Stories, Superior Stories and a Forgotten Proto-Nationalist Research Investigation” Sociological Research Online 14, 5. (http://www.socresonline.org.uk/14/5/13) 

Stanley, Liz & Salter, Andrea (2009) “’Her letters cut are generally nothing of interest’: The heterotopic persona of Olive Schreiner and the alterity-persona of Cronwright-Schreiner” English in Africa 36, 2: 7-30. [view]

2008

Dampier, Helen (2008) “Re-reading as methodology” Qualitative Research 8, 3: 367-377. [view]

Dampier, Helen & Stanley, Liz (2008) “Parallel narratives: Photographs in Boer women’s wartime testimonies” in (eds) David Robinson et al Narratives and Fiction Huddersfield, UK: University of Huddersfield Press. [view]

Salter, Andrea (2008) “Engaging with 'The Present'?: Nella Last's Mass-Observation Diary” Edinburgh Working Papers in Sociology No. 26, University of Edinburgh. [view – open access

Salter, Andrea (2008) “Women's Mass-Observation Diaries: Writing, Time & 'Subjective Cameras'” Unpublished PhD thesis, University of Edinburgh. [view

Stanley, Liz (2008) ‘Madness to the Method’ Qualitative Research 8: 3: 435-47. [view – open access]

Stanley, Liz & Dampier, Helen (2008) “‘She wrote Peter Halket’: Fictive and factive devices in Olive Schreiner’s letters and Trooper Peter Halket of Mashonaland” in (eds) David Robinson et al Narratives and Fiction Huddersfield, UK: University of Huddersfield Press. [view]

Stanley, Liz & Temple, Bogusia (2008) ‘Narrative Methodologies: Subjects, Silences, Re-Readings and Analyses’ special issue of Qualitative Research 8: 3, on ‘Narrative Methodologies’. [view – open access]

2007

Stanley, Liz & Dampier, Helen (2007) “Cultural Entrepreneurs, Proto-Nationalism and Women’s Testimony Writings: From the South African War 1899/1902 to 1948” Journal of Southern African Studies 33, 3: 501-19. [view]

2006

Stanley, Liz (2006) Mourning Becomes… Post/Memory and the Concentration Camps of the South African War Manchester: Manchester University Press; USA: Rutgers University Press; and University of Witwatersrand University Press (2008).

Stanley, Liz & Dampier, Helen (2006) “Simulacrum diaries: Time, the ‘moment of writing’ and the diaries of Johanna Brandt-Van Warmelo” Life Writing 3: 25-52. [view]

Stanley, Liz & Dampier, Helen (2006) “Knowledge, the ‘moment of writing’ and the simulacrum diaries of Johanna Brandt-Van Warmelo” in (eds) Kate Milnes et al Narrative, Memory and Knowledge Huddersfield, UK: University of Huddersfield Press.

2005

Dampier, Helen (2005) “Women’s Testimonies of the Concentration Camps of the South African War: 1899-1902 and After” Unpublished PhD thesis, University of Newcastle.

Jolly, Margaretta & Stanley, Liz (2005) “Letters as / not a genre” Life Writing 2: 75-101. [view]

Stanley, Liz and Dampier, Helen (2005) “Aftermaths: post/memory, commemoration and the concentration camps of the South African War 1899–1902” European Review of History 12 (1): 91-119. [view]

2004

Dampier, Helen (2004) “Review of Carolyn Burdett Olive Schreiner and the Progress of Feminism” Women’s History Review 13, 1: 144-5. [view]

Stanley, Liz (2004) “The epistolarium: on theorising letters and correspondences” Auto/Biography 12: 216-50. [view – open access]

2002

Stanley, Liz (2002) Imperialism, Labour and the New Woman: Olive Schreiner’s Social Theory Durham, UK: sociologypress. [view – open access]

Stanley, Liz (2002) “Mourning becomes…: the work of feminism in the spaces between lives lived and lives written” Women’s Studies International Forum 25: 1-17. [view]

Stanley, Liz (2002) “‘Shadows lying across her pages’: Epistolary aspects of reading ‘the eventful I’ in Olive Schreiner’s letters 1889 – 1913” Journal of European Studies 32: 251-66. [view]

2001

Stanley, Liz (2001) "Mimesis and metaphor in the interpretation of lives: holding out an Olive branch to Schreiner criticism" Women's History Review 9, 1: 27-50. [view]

2000

Stanley, Liz (2000) "Encountering the imperial and colonial past through Olive Schreiner’s Trooper Peter Halket of Mashonaland" Women’s Writing 7, 2: 197-219. [view]

1983 to 1992

Stanley, Liz (1992) The Auto/Biographical I: Theory and Practice of Feminist Auto/Biography Manchester: Manchester University Press. 

Stanley, Liz (1989) "Olive Schreiner: free women, all women" in (ed) Janet Todd Dictionary of British Women Writers Routledge, London, pp.593-597. 

Stanley, Liz (1985) "Feminism and friendship: two essays on Olive Schreiner" Studies in Sexual Politics no.8, Sociology Department, University of Manchester. 

Stanley, Liz (1983) 'New women, free women, all women: Olive Schreiner' in (ed) D. Spender Feminist Theorists The Women's Press, London, pp.229-243. 

Project PhD etc Outputs

Hetherington, Donna (2014) “Sociology of small things : Olive Schreiner, Eleanor Marx, Amy Levy and the intertextualities of feminist cultural politics in 1880s London”. Unpublished PhD Thesis, Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh. [view]Hetherington, Donna (2011) “‘I am too much shut in with the personal’: Representations of public love and private death in the Case of Amy Levy” in ed, Stanley “Olive Schreiner and Company: Letters and ‘Drinking in the External World’” OSLP Working Papers on Letters, Letterness & Epistolary Networks No 3, University of Edinburgh, pp. 109-37. [view – open access]

Poustie, Sarah (2014) “Letters and networks: Analysing Olive Schreiner's epistolary networks”. Unpublished PhD Thesis, Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh. [view]

Poustie, Sarah (2011) “‘That is supposed to be my foot’: Letters, bodies and epistolary co-presence” in ed, Stanley “Olive Schreiner and Company: Letters and ‘Drinking in the External World’” OSLP Working Papers on Letters, Letterness & Epistolary Networks No 3, University of Edinburgh, pp. 139-67. [view – open access]

Poustie, Sarah (2010) Re-Theorising Letters and ‘Letterness’ OSLP Working Papers on Letters, Letterness & Epistolary Networks No. 1, University of Edinburgh. [view – open access]

Poustie, Sarah (2009) “Re-Theorising Letters and ‘Letterness’” Unpublished Masters by Research Dissertation, Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh.


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