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Dr. Natasha Duquette

Dr. Natasha Duquette

Associate Academic Dean
Professor of English; Chair, Department of English

416.226.6620 Ext. 2268

PhD, Queen’s University, 2005
MA, University of Toronto, 1995

Areas of Specialization: 18th-century women’s poetry, the Sublime, satire, Jane Austen, African literature and critical theory.

Dr. Duquette’s work has appeared in journals such as Notes and Queries, Mosaic, Christianity and Literature, Persuasions-Online, and English Studies in Canada. She has edited two collections, Sublimer Aspects: Interfaces between Literature, Aesthetics, and Theology (Cambridge Scholars, 2007) and Jane Austen and the Arts: Elegance, Propriety, and Harmony (Lehigh University Press, 2013). For the Chawton House Library series, she created an annotated edition of Helen Maria Williams’ Julia (Pickering & Chatto, 2009). Collaborative projects have resulted in her contributions to Jane Austen Sings the Blues (University of Alberta Press, 2009), Through a Glass Darkly: Suffering, the Sacred, and the Sublime in Literature and Theory (Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2010), and Christian Scholarship in the Twenty-First Century: Prospects and Perils (Eerdmans, 2014). Her monograph Veiled Intent: Dissenting Women’s Aesthetic Approach to Biblical Hermeneutics is forthcoming with Pickwick. An active member of the British Association of Romantic Studies, the Jane Austen Society of North America, and the Conference on Christianity and Literature, Dr. Duquette thrives in interdisciplinary environments that bring together biblical studies, theology, philosophy and literature.

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