ABOUT

Literary scholar and editor/reviewer with a Doctorate in Victorian Literature.

EDUCATION

PhD
University of Toronto

1978

M.A.
Yale University

1965

B.A.
University of Toronto

1964



AWARDS

Alison Prentice Award of the Ontario Historical Society (for Margaret Addison: a Biography)

2002

Canada Council Doctoral Award

1972-1973

Yale University Fellowship

1965-1966

Woodrow Wilson Fellowship

1964-65

Governor-General's Gold Medal in English

1964

Prince Of Wales Scholarship, Ontario Grade Xlll

1960


EMPLOYMENT

Associate Editor, Collected Works of Northrop Frye,
Victoria University

1998 - 2011

Assistant Editor, Collected Works of Northrop Frye
Victoria University

1994 - 1997

Independent Scholar working on R.E. Knowles

1991 - 1994

Postdoctoral Fellow, Collected Works of John Stuart Mill
Victoria University

1982 - 1991

Research Assistant, Collected Works of John Stuart Mill
Victoria University

1981 - 1982

Instructor (Victorian and modern literature)
Ryerson Polytechnical Institute

Summer 1980

Instructor in writing laboratory
New College, University of Toronto

1976 - 1977

Part-time lecturer, Victoria College
University of Toronto

1967 - 1973

Instructor, Atkinson College
York University

Summer 1965, 1966



VOLUNTEER POSITIONS

Editor, Newsletter of the Victorian Studies Association


1990 - 1994

Secretary-Treasurer, Victorian Studies Association of Ontario


1987 - 1990



PUBLICATIONS

"Margaret Addison" in Dictionary of Canadian Biography, Available Online.


"Northrop Frye and Wagner," in Wagner News, January–May 2015, 2–3.


"Northrop Frye" in Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception, ed. Dale C. Allison, Jr., Christine Helmer, Choon-Leong Seow, Hermann Spieckermann, Barry Dov Walfish, and Eric Ziolkowski. 9 vols. to date. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2014. De Gruyter. Web. 3 Nov. 2014.


Index. Vol. 30 of the Collected Works of Northrop Frye (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2012).


“Re-valuing Value”, in Northrop Frye: New Directions from Old, ed. David Rampton (Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 2009), 226-46.


Co-editor, The Critical Path and Other Writings on Critical Theory, 1963-1975. Vol. 27 of The Collected Works of Northrop Frye (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2009).


Interviews with Northrop Frye, vol. 24 of the Collected Works (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2008)..


Review of Neil Semple's Faithful Intellect: Samuel S. Nelles and Victoria University, University of Toronto Quarterly, “Letters in Canada 2005” (Winter 2006-7).


“The Collected Works of Northrop Frye,” Literatura i kultura sovremennom gumanitarnom tnanii (Literature and Culture in Contemporary Humanities), ed. V.N. Sushkova (State University of Tiumen Press, 2005), pt. 2.


“Frye and the Church,” in Frye and the Word: Religious Contexts in the Writings of Northrop Frye, ed. Jeffery Donaldson and Alan Mendelson (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2004), 175–86.


Review of Roberta Hamilton's Setting the Agenda: Jean Royce and the Shaping of Queen's University, University of Toronto Quarterly, “Letters in Canada 2002” (Winter 2003/4), 304–5.


Review of Heather Murray, Come, Bright Improvement! The Literary Societies of Nineteenth-Century Ontario, Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada, 41, no. 1 (Spring 2003), 88–93.


Northrop Frye: Eastern and Western Perspectives, co-edited with Wang Ning (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2003). Modified North American edition of New Directions below.


Northrop Frye on Canada, co-edited with David Staines. Vol. 12 of The Collected Works of Northrop Frye (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2003).


“The Collected Works of Northrop Frye,” English Studies at Toronto, 1, no. 8 (Fall/Winter 2001), 1–2.


New Directions in Northrop Frye Studies, co-edited with Wang Ning, (Shanghai: Foreign Languages Educational Press, 2001).


Margaret Addison: a Biography (Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2001).


“Margaret Addison” in A Century Stronger, ed. Sharon Cook and Kate O'Rourke (Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 2001) 166-9.


“Margaret Addison: Tenacity and Far-sighted Views,” Vic Report 28, no. 2 (Spring 2000), 15.


Northrop Frye's Writings on Education, co-edited with Goldwin French. Vol. 27 of The Collected Works of Northrop Frye (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2001).


“The Poetic Frye,” Journal of Canadian Studies, vol. 34, no. 4 (Winter 2000), 15-26.


Northrop Frye on Religion, co-edited with Alvin A. Lee (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2000).


“Northrop Frye at Home and Abroad,” Northrop Frye Newsletter vol. 8, no. 1 (Summer 1999), 22-32.

Margaret Addison, Diary of a European Tour (Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press, 1999).


Famous People Who Have Met Me: the Life and Interviews of R.E. Knowles (Toronto: Colombo and Co., 1999).


“More Egyptian Correspondence,” Victorian Periodicals Review, Vol. 29, no. 1 (Spring 1996), 33-5.


Review of Katherine Frank, Lucie Duff Gordon, Newsletter of the Victorian Studies Association, No. 56 (Fall 1995), 15-16.


Review of Lynn Zastoupil, John Stuart Mill and India, Newsletter of the Victorian Studies Association, No. 55 (Spring 1995).


“The Egyptian Correspondent,” Victorian Periodicals Review, Vol. 27, no. 2 (Summer 1994), 144-53.


Special Writer: an Annotated Bibliography of the Writings of Knowles in the “Toronto Daily Star” and “Star Weekly” (Toronto: Colombo & Co., 1993).


“The Critic in the Attic: Religious Doubt, Mind, and Heart in the Fiction of R.E.Knowles”, Canadian Literature 138/139 (Fall-Winter 1993), 23-32.


“A Model of Canadian Scholarship”, Vic Report, Autumn 1991.


“Mill on the Prairies”, Newsletter of the Victorian Studies Association, No. 47 (Spring 1991), 15-19.


With John M. Robson. Indexes to the Collected Works of John Stuart Mill. Vol. 33 of Collected Works (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1991).


“Congenial Vocation: Robson and the Mill Project”, in Cultivated Mind: Essays Presented to J.M. Robson, ed. Michael Laine. 3 - 18. (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1991).


Review of John Hadfield, Victorian Delights, Newsletter of the Victorian Studies Association, No. 41 (Fall 1988), 40-1.


“Conference Notes”, Newsletter of the Victorian Studies Association, No. 41 (Fall 1988), 3-5, and No. 42 (Fall 1989), 5-6.


“Index to the Mill News Letter, 1965-1988”, Mill News Letter XXIII:2 (Summer 1988), 21-35.


“A Pocket Guide to the Peerage”, Newsletter of the Victorian Studies Association, No. 41 (Spring 1988), 13-16.


“The Game Laws”, “Laws of Public Worship, Speech, and the Press”, “Janet Ross”, in Victorian Britain: an Encyclopaedia (New York and London: Garland Publishing, 1988), 319-20, 440-1, 678-9.


“Mill and Fitzjames Stephen: Personal Notes”, Mill News Letter XXII:1 (Winter 1987), 2-9.


Review of James Stone, George Meredith's Politics, Newsletter of the Victorian Studies Association, No. 38 (Fall 1986), 28.


Introduction to James Gray, Red Lights on the Prairies (Saskatoon: Western Producer Prairie Books, 1986).


“Bruce Hutchison”, “James Gray”, “Jay Macpherson”, in The Canadian Encyclopedia (Edmonton: Hurtig, 1985), II, 768, 852, 1069.


Review of Phyllis Rose, Parallel Lives, Mill News Letter, XIX:2 (Summer 1984).


“James Gray”, “R.E. Knowles”, “Frank Packard”, “Alan Sullivan”, The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature, ed. William Toye (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1983), 317-18, 415-16, 629-30, 776-7.