Department of English

University of Toronto

Grav, Peter

Peter Grav
Associate Professor, Teaching Stream (SGS)
Office Phone: 416-946-7558
Office Location: Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street, Room 803
Office Hours and/or Leave Status: JHB803

Teaching and Research Interests: Early modern literature, New Economic Criticism, Graduate Academic Writing, Citational Practices.

BA honours Second Language Teaching (University of Ottawa), BA honours English (U of O) MA, PhD English (University of Toronto).


Shakespeare and the Economic Imperative: “What’s aught but as ‘tis valued?” New York: Routledge, 2008.

“Harnessing Sources in the Humanities: A Corpus-based Investigation of Citation Practices in English Literary Studies.” The Canadian Journal for Studies of Discourse and Writing Vol. 29, 2019.

“Graduate student writers: Assessing needs across the ‘linguistic divide’.”Writing & Pedagogy 7(1), Spring 2015. 69-93. Co-authored with Rachael Cayley.

“Taking Stock of Shakespeare and the New Economic Criticism,” Shakespeare: The Journal of the British Shakespeare Association, Volume 8: No 1 (2012).

“Reconciling the Two Timons: Shakespeare’s Philanthropist and Middleton’s Prodigal,” Shakespearean Criticism Vol. 127, Ed. Michelle Lee, Detroit : Gale, Cengage
Learning (2010).

“Money Changes Everything: Quarto and Folio The Merry Wives of Windsor and the Case for Revision,” Comparative Drama Volume 24: No 2 (Summer 2006). 

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