Department of English

University of Toronto

Cook, Eleanor

Eleanor Cook
F.R.C.S., Professor Emerita
Victoria College
Faculty Bookshelf

Scholarly and Critical Interests

Poetry and poetics, especially modern: history, practice, principles; literature and the English Bible; riddle and enigma; literary allusion.


Elizabeth Bishop at Work (Harvard University Press, 2017)

A Reader’s Guide to Wallace Stevens (Princeton 2007, paperback 2009);

Enigmas and Riddles in Literature (Cambridge 2006);

Against Coercion: Games Poets Play (Stanford 1998);

Poetry, Word-Play and Word-War in Wallace Stevens (Princeton 1988);

Browning’s Lyrics: An Exploration
(U of Toronto Press 1974).

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