Department of English


English Language and Literature

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Emma Peacocke


Emma Peacocke

Term Adjunct Assistant Professor

PhD, Carleton University

613-533-6000 ext. 75726

Office: Watson Hall, Room 528



2018-19 Courses

Research Interests

  • Romanticism
  • the long eighteenth century
  • universities
  • museums
  • Byron
  • print culture

Recent Publications

“‘Could not all this flesh keep in a little life?’ George IV, Falstaff, and Hal.” European Romantic Review 29.3 (Conference Edition, June 2018).

“Puppets, Waxworks, and a Wooden Dramatis Personae: Eighteenth-Century Material Culture and Philosophical History in William Godwin’s Fleetwood.” Eighteenth-Century Fiction 31.1 (Fall 2018; Part I of a 2-Part “Material Fictions” Special Issue)

“The British Museum and Fanny Price’s East Room.” Studies in English Literature (Fall 2019).

"William Paley, William Buckland and the Oxford University Museum." In Special Issue #69: Recollecting the Nineteenth-Century. Ed. Sophie Thomas. RaVON (Romanticism and Victorianism on the Net) (a peer-reviewed scholarly website, Winter 2018.

“Speaking with the Artful Dead in Romantic Periodicals.”  In Multimedia Romanticism.  Eds James Brooke-Smith and Andrew Burkett (alphabetical order). Romantic Circles Praxis (a peer-reviewed scholarly website,, published November 2016.

Romanticism and the Museum.  Palgrave Series on the Enlightenment, Romanticism, and Print Culture.  January, 2015.

“Travel Papers: The Circulation of Satire in The Fudge Family in Paris.”  In Thomas Moore: Texts, Context, Hypertext.  Eds Francesca Benatti, Justin Tonra, and Sean Ryder.  Dublin: Peter Lang, 2013. p. 101-16.

“Facing History: Portraits and Galleries in Waverley’s Historiography.”  European Romantic Review 22.2 (April 2011): 187-208.