Emeritus Professor Richard Fotheringham

Emeritus Professor

School of Communication and Arts
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Overview

Professor Richard Fotheringham’s research interests include Australian drama, Australian performing arts policy, English Renaissance staging, textual criticism, and Australian stage comedy.

His current research includes editing early Australian plays, Australian stage comedy 1915-1930, and staging Shakespeare in Australia.

Professor Fotheringham is the author of:

  • Sport in Australian Drama, Cambridge University Press.
  • In Search of Steele Rudd, Uni. of Queensland Press.
  • Articles on Australian drama, performing arts policy, Renaissance staging, and theory of editing.

Editor of:

  • Australian Plays for the Colonial Stage 1834-1899 (Australian Academy of the Humanities, 2006).
  • Community Theatre in Australia, Methuen, 1987, Currency 1992.
  • Dampier and Walch's stage version of Robbery Under Arms.

Qualifications

  • Fellow of Academy of Humanities
  • PhD, The University of Queensland
  • Master of Arts, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours1), The University of Queensland

Publications

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Supervision

  • (2005) Master Philosophy

  • (2005) Doctor Philosophy

  • (2002) Master Philosophy

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Fotheringham, Richard (2016). Introduction: a lawyer’s voyage to Van Diemen’s Land. In Richard Fotheringham (Ed.), The diary of Philip Thomas Smith on board the Royal Admiral en route for Van Diemen’s Land: 27 November 1831 to 8 April 1832 (pp. ix-xviii) Melbourne, Australia: Australian Scholarly Publishing.

  • Fotheringham, Richard (2014). “Gallipoli Bill”: a comedy of the Great War. In Arthur Adams (Ed.), Gallipoli Bill (pp. 5-10) Brisbane, QLD, Australia: Playlab.

  • Fotheringham, Richard (2013). "Australia's One Successful Folk Drama": an introduction to 'On Our Selection'. In On Our Selection (pp. 5-12) Brisbane, QLD, Australia: Playlab Press.

  • Fotheringham, Richard and Carleton, Stephen (2013). "White Australia" in 1909: the background to the play and the two surviving scripts. In Richard Fotheringham (Ed.), White Australia or, the empty North (pp. 6-16) Brisbane, Australia: Playlab Press.

  • Fotheringham, Richard (2013). Preface: Australian theatre in the noughties. In Richard Fotheringham and James Smith (Ed.), Catching Australian theatre in the 2000s (pp. 9-13) Amsterdam, Netherlands: Rodopi.

  • Fotheringham, Richard (2010). Bert Bailey's Copy of On Our Selection. In Follett, Roslyn (Ed.), Found in Fryer : Stories from the Fryer Library Collection (pp. 68-69) St Lucia: University of Queensland Library.

  • Fotheringham, R. A. (2006). General Introduction. In R. Fotheringham (Ed.), Australian Plays for the Colonial Stage 1834-1899 (pp. XXI-LXXXVI) St Lucia, Queensland: The University of Queensland Press.

  • Fotheringham, R A (2006). Introduction. Arabin; or, The Adventures of a Settler. In R. Fotheringham (Ed.), Australian Plays for the Colonial Stage 1834-1899 1 ed. (pp. 96-110) St Lucia, Queensland: The University of Queensland Press.

  • Fotheringham, R. A. (2006). Introduction. For 60,000 pounds. In R. Fotheringham (Ed.), Australian Plays for the Colonial Stage 1834-1899 1 ed. (pp. 387-396) St Lucia, Queensland: The University of Queensland Press.

  • Fotheringham, R A (2006). Introduction. For the Term of His Natural Life. In R. Fotheringham (Ed.), Australian Plays for the Colonial Stage 1834-1899 1 ed. (pp. 457-470) St Lucia, Queensland: The University of Queensland Press.

  • Fotheringham, R A (2006). Introduction. Hazard; or, Pearce Dyceton's Crime. In R. Fotheringham (Ed.), Australian Plays for the Colonial Stage 1834-1899 1 ed. (pp. 316-324) St Lucia, Queensland: The University of Queensland Press.

  • Fotheringham, R A (2006). Introduction. Life in Sydney; or, The Ran Dan Club. In R. Fotheringham (Ed.), Australian Plays for the Colonial Stage 1834-1899 1 ed. (pp. 41-58) St Lucia, Queensland: The University of Queensland Press.

  • Fotheringham, R A (2006). Introduction. The Bushrangers; or, Norwood Vale. In R. Fotheringham (Ed.), Australian Plays for the Colonial Stage 1834-1899 1 ed. (pp. 5-12) St Lucia, Queensland: The University of Queensland Press.

  • Fotheringham, R A (2006). Introduction. The House that Jack Built. In R. Fotheringham (Ed.), Australian Plays for the Colonial Stage 1834-1899 1 ed. (pp. 218-232) St Lucia, Queensland: The University of Queensland Press.

  • Fotheringham, R A (2006). Introduction. The Kelly Gang. In R. Fotheringham (Ed.), Australian Plays for the Colonial Stage 1834-1899 1 ed. (pp. 551-570) St Lucia, Queensland: The University of Queensland Press.

  • Fotheringham, R A (2006). Introduction. The South-Sea Sisters: A Lyric Masque. In R. Fotheringham (Ed.), Australian Plays for the Colonial Stage 1834-1899 1 ed. (pp. 193-198) St Lucia, Queensland: The University of Queensland Press.

  • Fotheringham, R. A. (2001). Introduction: Tent Shows and Abominable Showmen. In Margery Forde and Michael Forde (Ed.), Way Out West: Legends and Larrikins - A Travelling Federation Show 1 ed. (pp. 7-13) Brisbane: Playlab Press.

  • Fotheringham, R. A. (2001). Shakespeare in Queensland: A Cultural-Economic Approach. In John Golder and Richard Madelaine (Ed.), O Brave New World: Two Centuries of Shakespeare on the Australian Stage 1 ed. (pp. 218-235) Sydney: Currency Press.

  • Fotheringham, R. A. (2001). Steele Rudd (Arthur Hoey Davis). In Selina Samuels (Ed.), Dictionary of Literary Biography (pp. 327-336) Detroit: Gale Research Co..

  • Fotheringham, R. A. (2000). Theatre from 1788 to the 1960s. In Elizabeth Webby (Ed.), Cambridge Companion to Australian Literature 1st ed. (pp. 134-157) Melbourne: Cambridge U P.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Fotheringham, Richard (2014). Using on-screen modeling to examine Shakespearean stage performance. In: Martin Procházka, Michael Dobson, Andreas Höfele and Hanna Scolnicov, Renaissance Shakespeare: Shakespeare Renaissances. Proceedings of the Ninth World Shakespeare Congress. 9th World Shakespeare Congress 2011, Prague, Czech Republic, (115-124). 17-22 July 2011.

Edited Outputs

Other Outputs

  • Fotheringham, R. A. (2001) Colonial Australia, 1798-1901 in Jones, D. (eds.) Censorship: A World Encyclopaedia. London: Fitzroy Dearborn

  • Fotheringham, Richard and Kelly, Veronica (1995) Ostracised in P. Parsons and V. Chance (eds.) Companion to Theatre in Australia. Sydney, NSW: Currency Press in association with Cambridge University Press

  • Fotheringham, Richard and Kelly, Veronica (1995) Parsifal: or, The Redemption of Kundry in P. Parsons and V. Chance (eds.) Companion to Theatre in Australia. Sydney, NSW: Currency Press in association with Cambridge University Press

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Completed Supervision