Department of English

University of Toronto

Chamberlin, J. Edward

chamberlinJ. Edward Chamberlin
New College, Wetmore Hall
Faculty Bookshelf

Short description of teaching and research interests

List of recent publications


Island: How Islands Transform the World (New York, Toronto and London (UK): BlueBridge, Cormorant and Elliott&Thompson, 2013).

A Covenant in Wonder with the World: The Power of Stories and Songs (Vancouver: Ronsdale Press, 2012)
Horse: How the Horse Has Shaped Civilizations (New York, Toronto, Oxford:BlueBridge, Knopf/Vintage, Signal Books;2006, 2007).

If This is Your Land, Where Are Your Stories? Finding Common Ground
(Toronto, Cincinnati and Manchester: Knopf/Vintage, Pilgrim Press, Carcanet; 2003, 2004, 2006).

Come Back To Me My Language: Poetry and the West Indies
(Chicago, Toronto and Kingston, Jamaica: University of Illinois Press, McClelland and Stewart and Ian Randle Publishers, 1993; 1999).


‘Klahowya Tillicum’, Journal of Canadian Studies issue on If This Is Your Land, Where Are Your Stories?, eds. Ian MacRae and Linda Hutcheon (Fall, 2012), pp. 99-121.

‘Common Ground Around the Tower of Babel’, Storied Communities: Narratives of Contact and Arrival in Constituting Political Communities, ed. Hester Lessard, Rebecca Johnson and Jeremy Webber (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2011), pp. 125-142.
‘Boasting, Toasting and Truthtelling’, Orality and Literacy: Reflections Across Disciplines, ed. Keith Thor Carlson, Kristina Fagan and Natalie Khanenko-Friesen (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2011), pp. 21-41.

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