Dr John Pierce

PhD Toronto


Contact Information

Office: Watson 421
Office Hours:
Extension: 74407
E-mail: piercej@queensu.ca

Research Interests

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

Recent Publications

  • The Collected Poems of Amelia Alderson Opie, co-edited with Shelley King (Oxford University Press, 2009).
  • The Wond’rous Art: William Blake and Writing (Fairleigh-Dickinson University Press, 2003).

Remarks

Author of The Wond’rous Art: William Blake and Writing (Fairleigh-Dickinson University Press, 2003), Flexible Design: Revisionary Poetics in Blake’s Vala or The Four Zoas (McGill-Queen’s U P, 1998), and of articles on Blake in Blake: An Illustrated Quarterly,Philological Quarterly, and Studies in English Literature, and on Shelley in the Keats-Shelley Journal. Also co-editor with Shelley King of Amelia Opie’s Adeline Mowbray (Oxford World’s Classics, 1999), of Father and Daughter with Dangers of Coquetry for Broadview Literary Texts Series (2003), and of Amelia Opie’s collected poems for OUP. Currently co-editing the Correspondence of Samuel Richardson.

Winner of the W. J. Barnes (ASUS) Award for Excellence in Teaching.