Department of English

University of Toronto

Virginia Strain


“The Winter’s Tale and the Oracle of the Law.” English Literary History (forthcoming).

“The General Pardon Statute and Late Elizabethan Literature.” In Early Modern Literature and Justice, ed. Donald Beecher et al. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, forthcoming.

virginiastrain1Doctoral thesis: “Perfecting the Law: Legal Reform and Literary Forms in the 1590s and the 1600s.”

Research and Teaching Interests:

Early Modern drama, poetry, and prose; law and literature


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