Academic Staff
Julian LAMB
Associate Professor
B.A. (ANU), Ph.D. (Cambridge)
Tel:  3943 7018
Office:  Fung King Hey 327

Administrative Post: Convenor of Undergraduate Admissions Committee

Research Interests

Early modern pedagogy (Erasmus, Ascham, Puttenham, Mulcaster), early modern language theory, Shakespeare (especially sonnets), poetics, Wittgenstein, J.L. Austin.

Selected Publications
  • Rules of Use: Language and Instruction in Early Modern England (London: Bloomsbury, 2015)
  • “Sense and Sententiousness: Wittgenstein, Milton, Shakespeare” in Wittgenstein Reading, eds Wolfgang Huemer, Sascha Bru, Daniel Steuer (De Gruyter: Berlin and New York, 2013).
  • ‘Aspects, Physiognomy, and the Pun: A Reading of Sonnet 135 and “A Valediction: Of Weeping”’ in Shakespeare, Donne, and the Cultural Imaginary, ed. Judith Anderson and Jennifer Vaught (Fordham University Press, 2013).
  • “Wittgenstein and Early English Dictionaries, 1604-1658” in Word and Self Estranged in English Texts, 1550-1660, ed. Philippa Kelly and L.E. Semler (Surrey: Ashgate, 2010), 15-32.
  • Art and Authenticity, ed. Jan Lloyd-Jones and Julian Lamb (Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Press, 2010)
  • “A Defence of Puttenham’s Arte of English Poesie,” English Literary Renaissance 39.1 (2009), 24-46.
  • “‘I Will Miss you Beyond Words’: Poetry, Silence, and the Inadequacy of Language” in Words for their Own Sake, (ed.) Katherine Barnes and Jan Lloyd-Jones, (Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2004), 30-40.
  • “‘Folly Speaks’: Praise of Folly and the Meaning of Use” in An ABC of Lying: Taking Stock in Interesting Times, (ed.) Livio Dobrez, Patricia Dobrez, and Jan Lloyd-Jones (Melbourne: Australian Scholarly Press, 2004), 328-42.
  • “In Memoriam as Biography,” Critical Review, 39 (1999), 20-28. Reprinted in Nineteenth Century Literature Criticism 115 (Gale Group, 2001.)