Emeritus Professor Graham Tulloch

Academic Status

College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

place Social Sciences North (123)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Graham Tulloch undertook a degree in English at the University of Adelaide from which he graduated with First Class honours. He studied briefly at Macquarie University before taking up a Commonwealth Scholarship at the University of Leicester working with K.C. Phillipps. His PhD thesis was on the subject of Walter Scott's period language. With the addition of a study of Scott's Scottish language this was published as The Language of Walter Scott in the Language Library series in 1980. Since 1973 he has been teaching English at Flinders University. He has published books and articles on Scottish literature and language and has edited Walter Scott's Ivanhoe, Marcus Clarke's His Natural Life, Catherine Martin's An Australian Girl, Walter Scott's Shorter Fiction and James Hogg's The Three Perils of Man (with Judy King), and Walter Scott's previously unpublished works The Siege of Malta and Bizarro (with J.H. Alexander and Judy King).

Qualifications

BA (Hons) University of Adelaide 1969
PhD University of Leicester 1973

Honours, awards and grants
FAHA
Key responsibilities

Professor of English

Research expertise
Language studies
Literary studiesĀ 
Research interests
Scottish Literature (particularly Walter Scott, James Hogg, and Robert Louis Stevenson), the Scots Language, Editing Scottish and Australian texts, Scottish Literature and Scottish Writers in Australia, South Australian Literature
Teaching interests

Old English Literature and Language; Scottish Literature; Editing

Supervisory interests
James Hogg
Robert Louis Stevenson
Scottish language and literature since 1700
Scottish-Australian writers
Walter Scott
Higher degree by research supervision
Current
Principal supervisor: Walter Scott (1)
Completion
Principal supervisor: Robert Louis Stevenson (1), Icelandic Sagas (1), Old English Gnomic Poems (1), Beowulf (1), James Kelman (1), Place Names (1), South Pacific Literature of Migration (1), Early Medieval Life of St Margaret (1)
Associate supervisor: The Irish Language in Australia (1)
Publications
Expert for media contact
English Language
Language/Linguistics
Literacy
Literature - Australian
Literature - English
Literature - Scottish
English Grammar
James Hogg
Robert Louis Stevenson
Scottish Literature
Scottish-Australian Writers
Walter Scott
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Media expertise
  • English Language
  • Language/Linguistics
  • Literacy
  • Literature - Australian
  • Literature - English
  • Literature - Scottish
Interests
  • English Grammar
  • James Hogg
  • Robert Louis Stevenson
  • Scottish Literature
  • Scottish-Australian Writers
  • Walter Scott