Sessional Lecturer; Undergraduate Instructor (UTSC)
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Teaching and Research Interests
Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature and CultureDegrees
B.A. Hons, M.A., Ph.D. (University of Toronto)Publications
"Unbending the Mind: or, The Rhetoric of Diversion in Eighteenth-Century England," Eighteenth-Century Studies
"'Well Observed by the Poet': Elias Brand and Richardson's British Ancients," Eighteenth-Century Fiction
"William Oldys," Dictionary of Literary Biography Volume 356: Eighteenth-Century British Literary Scholars and Critics
, ed. Frans De Bruyn (Detroit: Gale, 2010), 222-38.
"'The Natural Propensity of Imitation': or, Pantomimic Poetics and the Rhetoric of Augustan Wit." Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies
9.2 (2009): 51-95.
"Scriblerus Takes a London Walk: or, The Pedantic Perambulations of Gay's Trivia
." University of Toronto Quarterly
75.4 (2005): 943-56.
"'The Various Modes of Nature's Least Admirable Workes': or, The Collected Dunciad
23 (2004): 91-114.Current Research
In the process of completing a book manuscript provisionally titled "Unbending the Mind: The Rhetoric of Diversion in English Literature and Culture, 1690-1760."