Background and activities


Erica specialises in literature for young people, and has particular research interests in issues of gender, class, national identity, and cultural capital.

Information about Erica’s research publications may be viewed in the CRISTIN database at

Scientific, academic and artistic work

Displaying a selection of activities. See all publications in the database

Journal publications


  • Hateley, Erica Jane. (2009) Shakespeare in Children's Literature: Gender and Cultural Capital. Routledge. 2009. ISBN 9780203889244.

Part of book/report

  • Hateley, Erica Jane. (2017) Art, Adaptation, and the Antipodean in Shaun Tan’s The Lost Thing. More Words about Pictures: Current Research on Picturebooks and Visual/Verbal Texts for Young People.
  • Hateley, Erica Jane. (2017) The Guys Are the Prize: Adolescent Fiction, Masculinity, and the Political Unconscious of Australian Book Awards. Prizing Children's Literature: The Cultural Politics of Children's Book Awards.
  • Hateley, Erica Jane. (2017) Visions and Values: The Children's Book Council of Australia's Prizing of Picture Books in the Twenty-First Century. Canon Constitution and Canon Change in Children’s Literature.
  • Hateley, Erica Jane. (2016) "Watch your language, Andy," said Terry. "There might be children reading"; or, Early Readers the Australian Way. The Early Reader in Children's Literature and Culture: Theorizing Books for Beginning Readers.
  • Hateley, Erica Jane. (2014) Touching Texts: Adaptations of Australian Picture Books for Tablets. Picture Books and Beyond.
  • Hateley, Erica Jane. (2013) Reading: From Turning the Page to Touching the Screen. (Re)imagining the World: Children's Literature's Response to Changing Times.