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I'm interested in supervising projects in the area(s) of Arthurian legend or popular fiction/culture for young people.
Ph.D. (English) University of Alberta
M.A. (English) Queen's University
B.A. (English) Queen's University
Twentieth- and twenty-first century Arthurian popular fiction
Arthurian literary tradition and popular culture
Feminism and popular fiction
Fantasy fiction for young people
Children’s/young people’s literature
Arthurian literature, particularly popular fiction and children’s versions
Current project: Trapped Ladies and Dead Lily Maids: The Lady of Shalott / Elaine of Astolat in Popular Culture (A book-length study of the Lady / Elaine figures in nineteenth- and twentieth-century popular culture. Funded by SSHRC SRG 2009-12.)
"Famous in Song and Story: Arthurian Legends in Heather Dale's Music." Arthuriana 22.2 (Summer 2012): 3-20.
"Going Beyond Our Directive: Wall-E and the Limits of Social Commentary." Jeunesse 2.1 (Summer 2010): 45-70.
“Reading Elaine: Marjorie Richardson’s and L. M. Montgomery’s Red-haired Lily Maids.” Children’s Literature Association Quarterly (Summer 2007).
A Bibliography of Modern Arthuriana 1500-2000. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 2006. (Co-authored with Stephen R. Reimer)
“‘Half In and Half Out of Things’: Boundaries in The Night Watch.” Worlds of Wonder: Readings in Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature. Ed. Jean-Francois LeRoux and Camille La Bossiere. Ottawa: U of Ottawa P, 2004. 95-103.
Rewriting the Women of Camelot: Arthurian Popular Fiction and Feminism. Contributions to the Study of Science Fiction and Fantasy 93. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2001.