Berkeley English Lecturers and Postdocs

Lise Gaston

Lise Gaston

Selected Publications and Papers Delivered

Selected Publications


Cityscapes in Mating Season. Winnipeg: Signature Editions, 2017.


"Collaging with Thom Gunn." Brick: A Literary Journal 101 (2018).

"Gossip Economies: Jane Austen, Lady Susan, and the Right to Self-Fashion." European Romantic Review 26.3 (2016). Winner of the NASSR 2015 Graduate Essay Prize.

"Natural Law and Unnatural Families in Martineau's Illustrations of Political Economy." Nineteenth-Century Contexts 38.3 (2016). 

Selected Reviews

"Riffling and Recoiling: Jan Conn's Tomorrow's Bright White Light." Arc Poetry Magazine (2018).

Review of Settler Education, by Laurie D. Graham. Arc Poetry Magazine 83 (2017). 

"More Lives Than This Plain Desperation: Carolyn Smart's Careen." Arc Poetry Magazine (2016). 

"How Difficult Would it be to Stay Here: Review of Karen Solie's The Road In Is Not The Same Road Out." Arc Poetry Magazine 79 (2016). 

"Lise Gaston on Daisy Fried and Elizabeth Bachinsky." Lemon Hound (2013). 

Selected Poetry

"Les Rues: Montreal." The Best Canadian Poetry in English 2015. Ed. Jacob McArthur Mooney, Molly Peacock, and Anita Lahey. Toronto: Tightrope Books, 2015. 

Grave & Vital Nonsense: Poems. Numéro Cinq (2014). 

Selected Conference Papers

"'Thinking in Time': Austen's Historical Speculations." Modern Language Association (MLA), Chicago. Jan. 2019.

“Contracted Families and Legal Courtship in Charlotte Smith’s Fiction.” American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (ASECS), Orlando, March 2018.

“Property and Gendered Movement in Evelina.” Roundtable. ASECS, Orlando, March 2018.

“Against Continuity: Jane Austen’s Victorian Biographers.” Interdisciplinary Nineteenth-Century Studies, San Francisco, March 2018. 

“Time of her Life: Jane Austen and Biography.” North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR). Ottawa. 12 Aug. 2017.

“Miscarriage and Motherhood in Cecilia.” Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE). Toronto. May 2017. 

"'There Was Unrest’: Reading History in Barnes’s The Sense of an Ending.” MLA 2017. Philadelphia. 6 Jan. 2017.

"'Most unhappily in the power of men': Novels, Contracts, and Charlotte Smith's Discontent." NASSR. Berkeley. Aug 2016.

Roundtable on New Works. NASSR. Berkeley. Aug 2016.

"Mobile Property: The Carriage in Fact and Fiction." ACCUTE 2016. Calgary. May 2016. 

"Gossip Economies: Jane Austen, Lady Susan, and the Right to Self-Fashion.” NASSR. Winnipeg. 14 Aug 2015.

English Department Classes

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