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English Language & Literature
Areas of Specialization
Marilyn Rose recently completed a 7-year term as Dean of Graduate Studies and was the founding Director of the Brock Humanities Research Institute. A specialist in 20th Century Canadian literature, she has a particular interest Canadian poetry and short fiction. She also works in the areas of Popular Culture and Canadian Studies and is a core faculty member in the M.A. Program in Popular Culture and the Joint Interdisciplinary Program in Canadian-American Studies. She and her research partner Jeannette Sloniowski, of the Department of Communications, Popular Culture and Film, have created and maintain a comprehensive research website in the area of Crime, Mystery and Detective Fiction. In interdisciplinary studies her research interests include Canadian detective fiction, Canadian women artists and Canadian national iconography.
Selected recent publications
(with Jeannette Sloniowski) "Home Sweet Havoc: Howard Engel's Niagara." Journal of Canadian Studies , 39 (2005) 85-104.
"The Literary Archive and the Telling of Modernist Lives," The Canadian Modernists Meet (Reappraisals of Canadian Literature Series). Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 2005. 231-250.
"'Bones Made of Light': The Nature Poetry of Lorna Crozier," Canadian Poetry , (Fall/Winter 2004) 53-64.
"Anthologizing P.K. Page: the Case of a Protean Poet." Journal of Canadian Studies . 38:1 (Winter 2004) 154-165.