Department of English

University of Toronto

Harvey, Elizabeth D.

Elizabeth HarveyElizabeth D. Harvey
Professor of English; Graduate Faculty; Undergraduate Instructor
Office Phone: 416-946-0276
Office Location: Jackman Humanities Building, Room 907
Mailing Address: Jackman Humanities Building, Room 610
Faculty Bookshelf
Office Hours and/or Leave Status: By appointment

Teaching Interests
Early Modern Literature and Culture; Literary and Feminist Theory; Gender Studies; History of Medicine and Midwifery.

B.A. (Smith College), M.A., Ph.D. (Johns Hopkins University)


Ventriloquized Voices: Feminist Theory and Renaissance Texts, (Routledge, 1992);

Women and Reason (co-edited with Kathleen Okruhlik), University of Michigan Press, 1992;

Soliciting Interpretation: Literary Theory and Seventeenth-Century English Poetry (co-edited with Katharine Eisaman Maus), University of Chicago Press, 1990;

Irigaray and Premodern Culture: Thresholds of History (co-edited with Theresa Krier), Routledge, 2004;

Sensible Flesh: On Touch in Early Modern Culture, ed., University of Pennsylvannia Press, 2003.

Current Research
Book on early modern literature, memory, imagination, the passions, and medicine: Inscrutable Organs: Gender, Medicine, and Literature in Early Modern England. Book on the history and theory of touch: Sensational Subjects: The Rhetoric of Touch in Early Modern England.

Site Information:

Site Tools:

Click below for directions to the University of Toronto!

University of Toronto, St. George Campus
Map of St. George Campus
Map of Mississauga Campus
Map of Scarborough Campus