Research publications

2010–present

Monographs: scholarly and creative

  • B. Beaty and Benjamin Woo. The Greatest Comic Book of All Time: Symbolic Capital and the Field of American Comic Books. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2016.
  • B. Beaty. Twelve-Cent Archie. Rutgers, NJ: Rutgers U P, 2015.
  • B. Beaty. Comics Versus Art. Toronto: U of Toronto P, 2012.
  • D. Beaulieu. How to Write. Talonbooks, 2010.
  • S. Bennett. Theory for Theatre Studies: Sound. Bloomsbury Methuen, 2019.
  • S. Bennett. Theatre & Museums. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
  • K. Bourrier. The Measure of Manliness: Disability and Masculinity in the mid-Victorian Novel. Ann Arbor, MI: U of Michigan P, 2015.
  • K. Bourrier. Victorian Bestseller: The Life of Dinah Craik. Ann Arbor, MI: U of Michigan P, 2019.
  • F. Halpern. Sentimental Readers: The Rise, Fall, and Revival of a Disparaged Rhetoric.  Iowa City: U of Iowa P, 2013. 
  • C. Joseph. Christianity in India: The Anti-Colonial Turn. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2019.
  • C. Joseph. Dandelions for Bhabha. Brisbane, Australia. Interactive Publishers (IP), 2018.
  • C. Joseph. The Face of the Other (A Long Poem). Brisbane, Australia: Interactive Publishers (IP), 2016.
  • L. Lai and Rita Wong. Sybil Unrest. (New edition) Vancouver: New Star, 2013. 
  • L. Lai. Slanting “I”, Imagining “We”: Asian Canadian Literary Production in the 1980s and1990s.Waterloo: TransCanada Series, Wilfrid Laurier U P, 2014. 
  • L. Lai. The Tiger Flue. Arsenal Pulp Press, 2018.     
  • C. Martini and O. Martini. Bitter Medicine: A Graphic Memoir of Mental Illness. Broadview Press, 2010.
  • C. Martini and O. Martini. The Unravelling. Freehand Books, 2017.
  • S. Mayr. Dr. Edith Vane and the Hares of Crawley Hall, 2017.
  • S. Mayr. Monoceros. Toronto: Coach House Books, 2011.
  • V. Shraya. The Subtweet. Toronto: ECW Press, 2020.
  • V. Shraya and Ness Lee. Death Threat. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2019.
  • V. Shraya. I’m Afraid of Men. Toronto: Penguin, 2018.
  • V. Shraya. The Boy & The Bindi. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2016.
  • V. Shraya. even this page is white. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2016
  • D. Sigler. Sexual Enjoyment in British Romanticism: Gender and Psychoanalysis, 1753–1835. Montréal: McGill-Queen’s U P, 2015. 
  • R. Sullivan. Bonnie Sherr Klein’s Not a Love Story. U of Toronto P, 2014.
  • R. Sullivan. Natalie Wood. BFI-Palgrave, 2016.
  • R. Sullivan and Alan McKee. Pornography: Agency, Structure, and PerformancePolity Press, 2015.
  • R. Sullivan, N. Gerlach, S. Hamilton and P. Walton. Becoming Biosubjects: Bodies, Systems, Technology. U of Toronto P, 2011.
  • A. van Herk with George Webber. In This Place Calgary:  2004 – 2011. Calgary: Frontenac House, 2011. 
  • A. van Herk with George Webber. Prairie Gothic. Victoria: Rocky Mountain Books, 2012 
  • A. van Herk. The Age of Audacity:  Fifty Years of Ambition and Adventure at Calgary’s Own University. Calgary: U of Calgary P, 2016.
  • A. van Herk. Stampede and the Westness of the West. Calgary: Frontenac House, 2016.
  • T. Wayman. Woodstock Rising. Dundurn, 2009.
  • M. Zytaruk. Nature on the Page: The Print and Manuscript Culture of Victorian Natural History. Toronto: Coach House P, 2019.

Edited books and journals

  • P. Banting, ed. Canadian Literary Ecologies. Special issue of Studies in Canadian Literature2014.
  • B. Beaty and Ann Miller, eds. The French Comics Theory Reader. Leuven, Belgium: Leuven U P, 2014.
  • B. Beaty, ed. Critical Survey of Graphic Novels: Manga. Ipswich, MA: Salem Press, 2012.
  • B. Beaty, ed. Critical Survey of Graphic Novels: History, Theme, and Technique. Ipswich, MA: Salem Press, 2012. 
  • B. Beaty, ed. Critical Survey of Graphic Novels: Independent and Underground Classics. Ipswich, MA: Salem Press, 2012. Three volumes.
  • B. Beaty, ed. Critical Survey of Graphic Novels: Heroes & Superheroes. Ipswich, MA: Salem Press, 2012. Two volumes.
  • S. Bennett and Sonia Massai, eds. Ivo van Hove: From Shakespeare to David Bowie. Bloomsbury Methuen: 2018.
  • S. Bennett, ed. Shakespeare International Yearbook (volume 16: “Shakespeare on Site”) (London:Routledge, 2016).  
  • S. Bennett and Mary Polito, eds. Performing Environments: Site Specificity in Medieval and Early Modern Drama. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
  • S. Bennett and Christie Carson, eds. Shakespeare Beyond English. Cambridge: Cambridge U P, 2013.
  • K. Bourrier, ed. Women's Writing. Special Issue on Dinah Mulock Craik. 20.2 (Spring 2013).
  • M. T. Clarke and David Wittenberg, eds. Scale in Literature and Culture. Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.
  • D. Coates, ed. Sharon Pollock: First Woman of Canadian Theatre. U Calgary P, 2015.
  • D. Coates and  Sherrill Grace, eds. Canada and the Theatre of War: Volume Two, Six Contemporary Plays, Toronto: Playwrights Canada P, 2010.
  • D. Coates and G. Melnyk, eds. Writing Alberta: Building on a Literary Identity. University of Calgary Press, 2017.
  • J. Ellis, ed. Intertwined Histories: Plants in their Social Contexts.  Calgary: U of Calgary Press, 2019.
  • J. Ellis, Noreen Humble, and Graham Livesey, eds. "Spectral Cities." Special issue of Western Humanities Review, 2019. 
  • J. Ellis, ed. Water Rites: Reimagining Water in the West. Calgary: U of Calgary Press, 2018.
  • J. Ellis, ed. Calgary: City of Animals. Calgary: U of Calgary Press, 2017.
  • J. Jenkins and Julie Sanders, eds. Editing, Performance, Texts: New Practices in Medieval and Early Modern English Drama. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
  • L. Lai, Maia Joseph, Christine Kim and Christopher Lee, eds.Tracing the Lines: Reflections on Contemporary Poetics and Cultural Politics in Honour of Roy Miki. Vancouver: Talonbooks, 2013. 
  • D. Mason and Kenneth B. Kidd, eds. Queer as Camp: Essays on Summer, Style, and Sexuality. NY: Fordham UP, 2019.
  • D. Mason and Ela Przybylo, eds. “Hysteria Manifest: Cultural Lives of a Great Disorder.” Special issue of ESC: English Studies in Canada 40.1 (2014).
  • M. McGillivray, ed. A Gentle Introduction to Old English. Peterborough, ON: Broadview Press, 2010. 
  • M. McGillivray, ed. Old English Reader. Peterborough, ON: Broadview Press, 2011. 
  • D. Sigler and Daniela Garofalo, eds. Lacan and Romanticism. Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century Series. Albany: SUNY P, 2019.
  • R. Sullivan, B. Beaty, G. Filax, and D. Briton, eds. How Canadians Communicate, vol. 3: Contexts of Popular Culture. Athabasca U P, 2010.
  • M. Ullyot, Laura Estill and Diane Jakacki, eds. Early Modern Studies and the Digital Turn: New Tools for New Research Questions. New Technologies in Medieval and Renaissance Studies. Toronto: Iter Academic Press, 2016. 

Editions

  • J. Jenkins and Mary Polito, eds. The Humorous Magistrate (Osborne): University of Calgary, Osborne MsC 132.27. The Malone Society Publications, 2011. 
  • M. McGillivray and Jenna Stook, eds. Pearl. The Poems of London, British Library MS Cotton Nero A.x.: A Critical Edition. Publications of the Cotton Nero A.x. Project 4. Calgary: Cotton Nero A.x. Project, 2014. gawain-ms.ca. Peer-reviewed (Tier 2, equivalent to standard double-blind scholarly review) by Medieval Electronic Scholarly Alliance, 2019.
  • M. McGillivray, ed. PatienceThe Poems of London, British Library MS Cotton Nero A.x.: A Critical Edition. Publications of the Cotton Nero A.x. Project 4. Calgary: Cotton Nero A.x. Project, 2015. gawain-ms.ca. Peer-reviewed (Tier 2, equivalent to standard double-blind scholarly review) by Medieval Electronic Scholarly Alliance, 2019.
  • M. McGillivray, ed. Sir Gawain and the Green KnightThe Poems of London, British Library MS Cotton Nero A.x.: A Critical Edition. Publications of the Cotton Nero A.x. Project 4. Calgary: Cotton Nero A.x. Project, 2015-16. gawain-ms.ca. Peer-reviewed (Tier 2, equivalent to standard double-blind scholarly review) by Medieval Electronic Scholarly Alliance, 2019.
  • McGillivray, Murray and Kenna L. Olsen, ed. London, British Library MS Cotton Nero A.x. (art. 3) : A Digital Facsimile and Commented Transcription. Publications of the Cotton Nero A.x. Project 3. gawain-ms.ca. 2012 to present. Peer-reviewed (Tier 2, equivalent to standard double-blind scholarly review) by Medieval Electronic Scholarly Alliance, 2019.
  • --- et al. The Poems of British Library MS Cotton Nero A.x. (art. 3): A Critical Edition. Pearl, ed. Murray McGillivray and Jenna Stook, 2014. Cleanness, ed. Kenna L. Olsen, 2015. Patience, ed. Murray McGillivray with help from Elias Fahssi, 2015.Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, ed. Murray McGillivray with help from Elias Fahssi, David Hyttenrauch, and Andrew Tayor, 2016. Publications of the Cotton Nero A.x. Project 4. gawain-ms.ca. 2014 to present. Peer-reviewed (Tier 2, equivalent to standard double-blind scholarly review) by Medieval Electronic Scholarly Alliance, 2019.
  • D. Sigler, ed. British Women and War, 1660-1835. vol. 2 of Women in War, general editor Donna Coates. History of Feminism series. London: Routledge, 2019.
Natural history

Nature on the Page by Maria Zytaruk

M. Zytaruk. Nature on the Page: The Print and Manuscript Culture of Victorian Natural History. Toronto: Coach House P, 2019.

Documentaries

  • M. Zytaruk. "Seed Banks: Re-sowing paradise.” Ideas, CBC Radio, 16 December 2016.
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