Lisa Ann Robertson is currently revising a book manuscript entitled The Embodied Imagination.
She has published in ERR, La Questione Romantica, Prose Studies, and Romantic Circles
Pedagogy Commons. She also has chapters forthcoming in an edited anthology Distributed
Cognition in Enlightenment and Romantic Culture, volume 3 of The Edinburgh History
of Distributed Cognition and in Romanticism and the Cultures of Infancy.
British Romanticism, eighteenth- and nineteenth-century British literature and culture,
literature and science. Graduate courses taught include an eighteenth-century literature
class entitled "'Unnatural Tension of the Nerves': From Sensibility to Slavery"; a
class on British Romanticism, "Unacknowledged Legislators of the World: Literature
and Power in the Age of Revolution"; and a seminar on the nineteenth-century called
"Prisoned in Thought: Bodies and Minds Nineteenth-Century Britain."
The intersection of science and literary cultures in Romantic-era Britain with an
emphasis on the science of the mind; eighteenth- and nineteenth-century materialist
theories of mind and pedagogy and investigates women's participation in the mind-matter
debates through their writing on education.
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of the faculty member or discipline.
- Robertson, Lisa Ann. Thomas Beddoes' Democratic Toys. Edited by Tim Fulford and Dahlia Porter. Liverpool: Essays in Romanticism, 2019.
- Robertson, Lisa Ann. Review of Andrew Bennett, ed., William Wordsworth in Context, Cambridge UP, 2015 &
Richard Gravil and Daniel Robinson, ed., The Oxford Handbook of William Wordsworth,
Oxford UP, 2015. Edited by William Brewer, 96-102. Vol. 29, Iss. 1. European Romantic Review, 2018. (DOI: 10.1080/10509585.2018.1417063)
- Robertson, Lisa Ann. Review of Elizabeth A. Bohls. Slavery and the Politics of Place: Representing the
Colonial Caribbean, 1770-1883. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2014.. Edited by Richard Berkeley, 111-117. Vol. 1, Iss. 2. Paris: Journal of Romanticism, 2018.
- Robertson, Lisa Ann. Review of Jan Golinski, The Experimental Self: Humphry Davy and the Making of a Man
of Science, Chicago UP, 2016. Edited by Paul Westover, 909-911. Vol. 56, Iss. 4. Cambridge: Journal of British Studies, 2017.
- Robertson, Lisa Ann. "Hints & Speculation on Education": Tom Wedgwood's Materialist Pedagogy. In Romantic Education: Romantic Pedagogies and New Approaches to Teaching Romanticism, edited by Suzanne L. Barnett and Katherine Bennett Gustafson. Iss. May 2016. Romantic Circles Pedagogy Commons, 2016.
- Robertson, Lisa Ann. Composite review of Sandy, Mark. Romanticism, Memory, and Mourning. Farnham: Ashgate,
2013. Vol. 42, Iss. 2. Nineteenth Century Prose , 2015. (DOI: 387-97)
- Robertson, Lisa Ann. "Swallowed Up In Impression": Humphry Davy's Materialist Theory of Embodied Transcendence
and William Wordsworth's "Tintern Abbey", 591-614. Vol. 26, Iss. 5. European Romantic Review, 2015. (DOI: 10.1080/10509585.2015.1070343)
- Robertson, Lisa Ann. Review of Day, Aidan. Romanticism. 2nd ed., 809-810. Vol. 19, Iss. 6. European Legacy: Toward New Paradigms, 2014. (DOI: 10.1080/10848770.2014.949975)
- Robertson, Lisa Ann. Soulful Sensorium: The Body in British Romantic Brain Science. Edited by Tiziana Morosetti and Norbert Lennartz, 17-28. Vol. 3, Iss. 1. La Questione Romantica: Rivista Interdisciplinare di Studi Romantici, 2011.
- Robertson, Lisa Ann. Review of Webster, Suzanne E. Body and Soul in Coleridge's Notebooks, 1827-1834: "What
is Life?", 999-1000. Vol. 16, Iss. 7. European Legacy: Toward New Paradigms, 2011. (DOI: 10.1080/10848770.2011.626224)
- Robertson, Lisa Ann. 'Universal Thump': The Redemptive Epistemology of Touch in Herman Melville's Moby-Dick, 5-20. Vol. 12, Iss. 2.. (DOI: 10.1111/j.1750-1849.2010.01159.x)
- Robertson, Lisa Ann. The Vicissitudes of Video Games, 8-13. Vol. 8, Iss. 3. Edmonton, AB: Fifty3: Journal of Contemporary Visual Culture, 2007.
- Robertson, Lisa Ann. "Sensible" Slavery: Pleasure, Pain, and the Body in Matthew Lewis' Journal of a West
India Slave Proprietor, 220-37. Vol. 29, Iss. 2. Prose Studies: History, Theory, Criticism , 2007. (DOI: 10.1080/01440350701432796)