Department of English


English Language and Literature

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Tracy Ware


PhD Western Ontario, CV/Bio (PDF 302 KB)

613-533-6000, ext. 74406

Office: Watson Hall, Room 404



  • W.J. Barnes Teaching Award (1997)

Research Interests

  • Canadian literature
  • English Romanticism, especially Wordsworth, Byron, and Shelley
  • Nineteenth-century American literature, especially Poe

Recent Publications

“Momentous Shifts and Unimagined Changes in ‘Jakarta.’” Alice Munro: Critical Essays. Ed. Janice Fiamengo and Gerald Lynch. Forthcoming from U of Ottawa P.

 “Teaching and Conflict in Munro from ‘The Day of the Butterfly’ to ‘Comfort.’” Alice Munro: Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage; Runaway; Dear Life. Bloomsbury Studies in Contemporary North American Fiction. Ed. Robert Thacker. London: Bloomsbury, 2016. 44-64.

“Cosmopolitan Nationalism: Canadian Literature of the Confederation Period, 1867-1914.” Oxford Handbook of Canadian Literature. Ed. Cynthia Sugars. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2015. 295-313.

“Wordsworth’s Canadian Ministries.” Journal of Canadian Studies 47.1 (2013).