In addition to my work on Northrop Frye, I also work as an independent scholar researching and writing about Canadian literary and historical figures. For more information on the books that I have written, or to order, please click on them below.
The life of Canadian novelist and Toronto Star interviewer R.E.Knowles (1868-1946), followed by a selection of 35 of his interviews which provide a panorama of life in the inter-war years.
The description of a trip Margaret Addison took in 1900, interspersed with commentary that brings out the significance of this visit of a new-world educator to the old.
Winner of the Alison Prentice Award of the Canadian Historical Association for women's history, this biography of Victoria University's first Dean of Women charts the struggle for women's university education in the early twentieth century through the life of a "radical conservative."