Department of English

University of Toronto

Hill, Colin

Colin Hill
Associate Professor; Graduate Faculty; Undergraduate Instructor (UTM)
UTM Office Phone: 905-569-4894
UTM Office Location: Erindale Hall, Room 309B
St. George Office Location: Jackman Humanities Building, 736
Office Hours and/or Leave Status:  Tuesday and Thursdays 3:00-4:00

Teaching and Research Interests
Professor Hill's research focuses on modernist Canadian fiction. He is particularly interested in modernist archives, aesthetics, literary histories, and editorial practices. He is also a co-editor of the University of Toronto Quarterly and oversees its annual Letters in Canada issue.

BA (Concordia), MA (McGill), PhD (McGill)

Modern Realism in English-Canadian Fiction. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2012.

Critical edition of Waste Heritage, by Irene Baird. Canadian Literature Collection 1. Ottawa: U of Ottawa P, 2007.

"Modernism, Anti-modernism, and Hugh MacLennan’s Novels of the 1930s." Forthcoming in Making Canada New: Editing, Modernism, and New Media, edited by Dean Irvine, Vanessa Lent, and Bart Vautour. University of Toronto Press, 2015.

"Edward McCourt and the Prairie Myth." Journal of Canadian Studies 44.3 (2010): 53-74.

"Generic Experiment and Confusion in Early Canadian Novels of the Great War." Studies in Canadian Literature 34.2 (2009): 58-76.

"Canadian Bookman and the Origins of Modern Realism in English-Canadian Fiction." Canadian Literature 195 (2007).  85-101.

"As For Me and My Blueprint: Sinclair Ross's Debt to Arthur Stringer" in The Canadian Modernists Meet: Essays on Modernism, Antimodernism, and Modernity (U of Ottawa P, 2005). 257-80.

Current Research
 Currently working on critical editions of unpublished novels by Raymond Knister and Hugh MacLennan.

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