Department of English

DEPARTMENT OF

English Language and Literature

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Robert Morrison

Professor

PhD Edinburgh, Website

613-533-6000, ext. 78219
morrisnr@queensu.ca

Office: Kingston Hall 212C

Dr Morrison is currently British Academy Global Professor at Bath Spa University He will return to Queen’s in September 2023.

 

Awards

  • W. J. Barnes Teaching Excellence Award (2017-18)
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada (2017)
  • The University of Lethbridge Distinguished Alumnus of the Year (2013)
  • Finalist for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Biography (2010)
  • Frank Knox Award for Excellence in Teaching (2014, 2008, 2006)
  • Ontario Undergraduate Student Alliance Teaching Award (2008)
  • W. J. Barnes Teaching Excellence Award (2006)

Research Interests

  • Thomas De Quincey
  • William Wordsworth
  • John Wilson
  • Leigh Hunt
  • Jane Austen
  • The Regency
  • British magazines
  • print culture
  • the literature of addiction
  • detective fiction

Forthcoming and Recent Publications

The Collected Letters of Thomas De Quincey, ed. Robert Morrison (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming).

The Oxford Handbook of Romantic Prose, ed. Robert Morrison (Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming).

The Regency Revolution (London: Atlantic, 2019). https://atlantic-books.co.uk/book/the-regency-revolution/.

The Regency Years (New York: W. W. Norton, 2019). http://books.wwnorton.com/books/978-0-393-24905-7/.

The 21st-Century Oxford Authors: Thomas De Quincey, ed. Robert Morrison (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019). https://global.oup.com/academic/product/thomas-de-quincey-9780199676897?lang=en&cc=us

Romanticism and Blackwood’s Magazine: “An Unprecedented Phenomenon,” ed. Robert Morrison and Daniel S. Roberts (Houndmills: Palgrave, 2013). https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9780230304413