Department of English

DEPARTMENT OF

English Language and Literature

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Leslie Ritchie

Associate Professor

PhD McMaster, CV/Bio (PDF 225 KB)

613-533-6000, ext. 74429
ritchiel@queensu.ca

Office Hours: Mon. and Tues. 1:30-2:30 pm
Office: Watson Hall, Room 427

 

2017-18 Courses

  • ENGL 431 001-2/3.0 Topics in Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature – Gothic in Restoration and 18th Century Literature
  • ENGL 200 001/6.0 History of Literature in English
  • ENGL 841 Topics in Restoration and 18th Century Literature: Eighteenth-Century Gothic Literature in Context

Research Interests

  • British literature of the Restoration and eighteenth century
  • newspapers, music, popular prints, and other performance-related ephemera
  • David Garrick and London theatre, 1741-1776

Recent Publications

“Pox on Both Your Houses: The Battle of the Romeos.” Georgian Theatre in an Information Age: Media, Performance, Sociability. Eds. Daniel O'Quinn and Gillian Russell. Eighteenth-Century Fiction 27:3 (Spring-Summer 2015). 373-393.

“Theatre and Commerce.” The Wiley Encyclopedia of British Literature 1660-1789. Eds. Jack Lynch and Gary Day.  (2015).

“The Spouters’ Revenge: Apprentice Actors and the Imitation of London’s Theatrical Celebrities.” The Eighteenth Century: Theory & Interpretation 53.1 (Winter 2012). 41-71.

Women Writing Music in Late Eighteenth-Century England: Social Harmony in Literature and Performance, 1740-1800.  Ashgate, 2008.

Current Supervisions

Nevena Martinović (about students)