Ms Jane Gleeson-White

Rector Funded Visiting Fellow
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • ABOUT
  • PUBLICATIONS

Jane Gleeson-White is an award-winning writer and author of four books, including the internationally acclaimed history of accounting, Double Entry: How the merchants of Venice shaped the modern world (2011), and its sequel, Six Capitals: The revolution capitalism has to have (2014). Her first two books, Classics and Australian Classics, were about literature. Her essays and articles on literature, economics and sustainability have been published by the Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, Bloomberg, Wired, Griffith Review, Sydney Review of Books,The Age,Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian, Meanjin and Overland. Jane has a PhD in creative writing.

Books

Gleeson-White JL, 2011, Double Entry: How the merchants of Venice shaped the modern world - and how their invention could make or break the planet, First, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, Australia, http://www.allenandunwin.com/

Journal articles

Gleeson-White JL, 2013, 'Capitalism versus the agency of place: an ecocritical reading of That Deadman Dance and Carpentaria', Journal of the Association for the Study of Australian Literature, vol. 13, pp. 1 - 12, http://www.nla.gov.au/openpublish/index.php/jasal

Gleeson-White JL, 2013, 'Going Viral: Review of The Swan Book by Alexis Wright', The Sydney Review of Books, http://sydneyreviewofbooks.com/going-viral/

Conference Presentations

Gleeson-White JL, 2013, ''We becoming I': Country and the ecological subject in Benang and Plains of Promise', in , Association for the Study of Australian Literature 2013, Country, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, presented at Association for the Study of Australian Literature 2013, Country, Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, 03 - 05 July 2014

Gleeson-White JL, 2012, 'Capitalism versus the agency of place: an ecocritical reading of That Deadman Dance and Carpentaria', in , Association for the Study of Australian Litertaure, Wellington, New Zealand, presented at Association for the Study of Australian Litertaure, Wellington, New Zealand, 04 - 06 July 2012

Gleeson-White JL, 2012, '‘not a treatise on the economy’: The ecology of indigenous Australia in Kim Scott’s Benang: From the heart', in , Composting Culture: Literature, Nature, Popular Culture, Science, ASLE-UKI 2012, Worcester, UK, presented at Composting Culture: Literature, Nature, Popular Culture, Science, ASLE-UKI 2012, Worcester, UK, 06 - 09 September 2012