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Alex Jones


M.Phil., English Literature, University of Sydney, 2017

B.A. (Hons I), English Literature, University of Sydney, 2015. 


Research Interests: 

Twentieth Century American Literature (specifically post45) 

The Literary Marketplace

Print Culture/Periodical Studies

History of Reading

Theory of the Novel 


Conference Papers and Presentations 

‘Patricia Highsmith’s Self-Penned Abridgements and the Postwar Media Ecology,’ Third Annual Post45 Graduate Symposium, Yale University, 2-3 March, 2018.

'The Case of the Missing Referent: Notional Ekphrasis in Patricia Highsmith’s Ripley Under Ground,' Australian and New Zealand American Studies Association (ANZASA) Graduate and Early Career Researcher Conference, US Studies Centre, University of Sydney, 6-8 July, 2016.

Fellowships and Awards 

Harold Sterling Vanderbilt Scholarship, Vanderbilt University
University Graduate Fellowship, Vanderbilt University

Australian Postgraduate Award, University of Sydney