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Anne Milne                                                                                                                             Anne
Office Phone: 416-287-7157
UTSC Office Location: HW 321
Office Hours and/or Leave Status: Wednesdays 2:00pm-3:00pm and Thursdays 3:00pm-4:00pm. 
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Research and Teaching Interests: Eighteenth-century British labouring-class poetry, ecocriticism, and animal studies

PhD, McMaster University

Anne Milne is a lecturer at University of Toronto. She is considered an expert on eighteenth-century British labouring-class poetry, ecocriticism, and animal studies. She publishes her work occasionally and peer-review for journals and publishers. Her primary teaching interest consist of Restoration and Eighteenth-Century British Literature and Romanticism. Animal Studies, Ecocriticism, Sustainability, Resilience, Experiential Education, and Contemplative Pedagogy.


"Blake's 'Auguries of Innocence' as/in Radical Animal Politics c. 1800". Beastly Blake. Eds. Helen P. Bruder and Tristanne Connolly. Palgrave Macmillan (Palgrave Studies in Animals and Literature), 2018, 65-85.

"Animal Actors: Literary Pedigrees and Bloodlines in Eighteenth-Century Animal Breeding". Ed. Katherine M. Quinsey, Animals and Humans: Sensibility and Representation, 1650-1820. Oxford Studies in the Enlightenment, 2017, 219-234.

"The pollen of metaphor: Box, cage, and trap as containment in the eighteenth century", Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Special Issue ed.Joan Steigerwald. Vol. 57 (June 2016), 121-128. DOI: 10.1016/j.shpsc.2016.02.018.

"The Place of the Poet in Place: Reading Local Culture in the Work of Mary Leapor" (Special issue on Mary Leapor and Ann Yearsley, guest ed. Kerri Andrews), Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature. 34.1 (Spring 2015), 125-139. This special issue won the 2016 Council of Editors of Learned Journals, Voyager Award.

'Lactilla Tends her Fav'rite Cow': Ecocritical Readings of Animals and Women in Eighteenth-Century British Labouring-Class Women's Poetry. Bucknell University Press, 2008.

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