University of Western Australia
Alison Bartlett is an Associate Professor in English and Cultural Studies at the University of Western Australia. She has published widely in feminist literary criticism, maternal cultures, and Australian feminist histories in relation to social memory and material culture. Her most recent book is Things that Liberate: an Australian Feminist Wunderkammer, edited with Margaret Henderson (2013).
ArticlesIntroductionIn Nancy Meyers’s 2015 film The Intern a particular kind of masculinity is celebrated through the material accoutrements of Ben Whittaker (Robert De Niro). A retired 70-year-old manager, Ben takes up a position as a “senior” Intern in an online clothing distribution company run by Jules Ostin (Anne...Read more