Margaret Harris and Elizabeth Webby


Margaret Harris is Director of Research Development in the Faculty of Arts. They jointly hold an Australian Research Council grant for the project ‘Patrick White in the Twenty-First Century’.


Elizabeth Webby AM FAHA, was Professor of Australian Literature at the University of Sydney from 1990 until her retirement in March 2007. Her publications include Early Australian Poetry (1982), Colonial Voices (1989), Modern Australian Plays (1990), The Cambridge Companion to Australian Literature (2000) and, as joint editor, Happy Endings (1987), Goodbye to Romance (1989), The Penguin Book of Australian Ballads (1993), Australian Feminism: A Companion (1998), and the Academy Edition of Rolf Boldrewood’s Robbery Under Arms (2006).  She was a contributing editor, responsible for the 19th century material, for the PEN Macquarie Anthology of Australian Literature (2009).