Department of English


English Language and Literature

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John Pierce


PhD Toronto

613-533-6000, ext. 74407

Office: Watson Hall, Room 421
Office Hours:


2017-18 Courses

  • ENGL 100/6.0 Introduction to Literary Study

Research Interests

  • Romantic poetry (especially Blake and Shelley),
  • late 18th- and early 19th-century fiction (especially the work of Amelia Opie)

Recent Publications

The Wond’rous Art: William Blake and Writing (Fairleigh-Dickinson University Press, 2003)

The Collected Poems of Amelia Alderson Opie, co-edited with Shelley King (Oxford University Press, 2009)

Father and Daughter with Dangers of Coquetry for Broadview Literary Texts Series (2003)

Current Supervisions

Jon de Tombe (about students)