Jane is replaced by Dr Ben Hewitt and Dr Katie Garner while she is on Leverhulme Research Leave.



The Artistry of Exile: Romantic and Victorian Writers Italy (Oxford University Press, 2013).

Byron Studies Palgrave Advances Series (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillian, 2007)

Romanticism and Religion from William Cowper to Wallace Stevens (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007), co-edited book with Gavin Hopps

Unfolding the South: Nineteenth-Century British Women Writers and Artists in Italy (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2003), co-edited book with Alison Chapman

Jane Austen, Mansfield Park, introduction and notes for the Oxford World's Classics Series (Oxford University Press, 2003)

Byron, Poetics and History (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002)

Burke to Byron/Barbauld to Baillie, 1790-1830 (London: Palgrave, 2001)

Byron, Longman Critical Reader Series, (Harlow: Longman, 1998)

Lord Byron: Selected Poems (London: Everyman, 1997)


‘Ann Radcliffe’s Poetry: The Poetics of Refrain and Inventory’, in Ann Radcliffe, Romanticism and the Gothic, eds. Dale Townsend and Angela Wright (Cambridge University Presss, 2014), pp. 185-202.

‘Holograph Manuscript of Lord Byron, Don Juan, Canto XVII’, in Senate House Library: University of London, eds. Christopher Pressler and Karen Attar (Scala, 2013), chapter 32.

[with Andrew Robert, Martin H. Fischer & Lisa Otty],
‘Space and Pattern in Linear and Post-linear Poetry’, European Journal of English Studies, 17.1 (2013), pp. 23-40.

‘Byron e l’identità poetica nella “Dedica” di Don Juan’ in Byron e il Segno Plurale, ed. Diego Saglia (Bononia University Press, 2011), pp. 85-103.

“True impossibility”: editing Byron’, The Wordsworth Circle, 40.2-3 (Spring-Summer 2009), pp. 3-84.

Shelley Criticism from Romanticism to Modernism' in Michael O'Neill, ed. The Oxford Companion to Shelley (OUP forthcoming)

'‘Awake to Terror’: The impact of Italy on Byron’s Politics of Freedom' in Matthew Green and Piya Pal-Lapinski, eds. Byron, Freedom and Terror (Palgrave forthcoming)

'Second Generation Romantic Writers: Byron, Hunt and Moore', in The Cambridge History of English Poetry, ed. by Michael O'Neill (2009)

'Romantic and Victorian Conversations: Elizabeth Barrett and Robert Browning in Dialogue with Byron and Shelley', in Fellow Romantics, ed. Beth Lau (Ashgate 2009)

'Jane Austen and Caricature', Nineteenth Century Studies, 21 (2007), pp. 1-19

'Sacred Art and Profane Poets', in Romanticism and Religion from William Cowper to Wallace Stevens (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007), pp. 207-221

'"What Constitutes a Reader?" Don Juan and the Changing Reception of Romantic Form', in Romanticism and Form, ed. Alan Rawes (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007), pp. 192-212. Co-written with Martin Fischer, Andrew Roberts and Maria Nella Carminati.

'Byron, Conversation and Discord', Proceedings of the British Academy, 139 (2006), pp. 111-135

With Maria Nella Carminati, Andrew M. Roberts and Martin H. Fischer, 'Readers' Responses to Sub-Genre and Rhyme Scheme in Poetry', Poetics, 34 (2006), pp. 204-18

'Cities', in The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Jane Austen, ed. Janet Todd (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005), pp. 204-14

'Literary Influences', in The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Jane Austen, ed. Janet Todd (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005), pp. 41-50

'Thomas Campbell and Lord Byron: A Note on the Evidence of Asterisks', Byron Journal, 33.1 (2005), pp. 37-42

'The Literary Background', in The Oxford Guide to Romanticism, ed. Nicholas Roe (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005), pp. 27-37

'Subduing the Senses: British Romantic Travelers in Italy', Nineteenth-Century Contexts, 26 (December 2004), pp. 320-27

With Maria Nella Carminati, Martin H. Fischer, Andrew M. Roberts, 'The Visual Impact of ottava rima', Byron Journal, 32 (2004), pp. 39-44

'Byron, Post-Modernism and Intertextuality' in The Cambridge Companion to Byron, ed. J. Drummond Bone (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004), pp. 265-84

'Byron's World of Zest' in Eating Romanticism: Cultures of Taste / Theories of Appetite, ed. Timothy Morton (London and New York: Palgrave and St. Martin's Press, 2004), pp. 141-160

'Devotion and Diversion: British Women Travellers and the Italian Catholic Church', in Unfolding the South: Nineteenth Century British Women Writers and Artists in Italy (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2003), pp. 15-34

'Leigh Hunt's Aesthetics of Intimacy', in Leigh Hunt: Life, Poetics, Politics, ed. Nicholas Roe (London: Routledge, 2003), pp. 95-117

Invited guest co-editor (with Alison Chapman) Special Issue on Anglo-American and Irish Expatriate Communities in Italy, Forum for Modern Language Studies 39.2 (April 2003), pp. 121-238

'"Taking Liberties": the Italian Picturesque in Women's Travel Writing', European Romantic Review, 'Special Issue on the Picturesque', eds. Jill Heydt-Stevenson and Gary Harrison, 13 (2002), pp. 11-22

'"Know me what I paint": The First Generation of Women Romantic Poets and the Aesthetics of Painting and Sketching', in Le poetesse romantiche inglesi, eds. Lilla Maria Crisafulli and Cecilia Pietropoli (Rome: Carocci, 2002), pp. 19-29

'Against their Better Selves: Byron, Jeffrey and the Edinburgh Review', in British Romanticism and the Edinburgh Review: Bicentenary Essays, eds. Massimiliano Demata and Duncan Wu (London: Palgrave, 2002), pp. 146-67

'Figuring Disorder: Women Travellers in Italy', Journal of Anglo-Italian Studies, 6 (2001), pp. 113-26

'Anna Barbauld, Samuel Taylor Coleridge and Joseph Priestley', in Samuel Taylor Coleridge and the Sciences of Life, ed. Nicholas Roe (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001), pp. 173-204

'Transition in Byron and Wordsworth', Essays in Criticism, 50.4 (2000), pp. 306-28.

'"Thinking Makes it So": Jane Austen's Persuasion', in Master Narratives: Tellers and Telling in the English Novel, ed. Richard Gravil (Aldershot: Scolar Press, 2000), pp. 55-67

'Byron's Digressive Journey', in Romantic Geographies: The Discourse of Travel in the Romantic Period, ed. Amanda Gilroy (Manchester University Press, 2000), pp. 223-239

'Women and Children First: Charles Lamb, Lord Byron and the Nineteenth-Century Readership', The Charles Lamb Bulletin, n.s. 106 (1999), pp. 2-15

'Biography', in The Age of Romanticism and Revolution: An Oxford Companion to British Culture, ed. Iain McCalman (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999), p. 425

'Byron and Othello in Don Juan Canto VI', Byron Journal, 26 (1998), pp. 39-49

'Guardians and Watchful Powers: Literary Satire and Lyrical Ballads in 1798', in 1798: The Year of the Lyrical Ballads, ed. Richard Cronin (Basingstoke: Macmillan Press, 1998), pp. 203-230

'Reading Don Juan', in Romanticism: A Critical Reader, ed. Duncan Wu (Oxford: Blackwell, 1997), pp. 247-58

'Pit-bull Poetics: One Battle in Byron's "War in Words"', Romanticism, 1.1 (1995), pp. 82-90

'The Genesis of Byron's Hints from Horace', Translation & Literature, 3 (1994), pp. 47-65

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Professor Jane Stabler

Education and Experience

Jane is a Professor in Romanticism. She received her M.A. (Hons) from the University of St Andrews, her M. Phil. in Modern Poetry from the University Of Stirling and her Ph.D. from the University of Glasgow in 1995. Jane was Lecturer (1995-2001), then Senior Lecturer (2002-4) at the University of Dundee before coming to St Andrews as Reader in 2004.

Jane was awarded a 3 year Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship in 2014 to complete the Don Juan volume in the Longman Annotated English Poets edition of the poetry of Lord Byron.

Research Interests

Jane is working on the Longman Annotated English Poets Edition of Lord Byron's poetry. She has recently published The Artistry of Exile: Romantic and Victorian Writers in Italy (Oxford University Press, 2013).

PhD Supervision

Hannah Britton

Dr Jane Stabler

Contact information

Room: CH 20
Phone: 2627

Research Profile on PURE