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Brian Johnson

Associate Professor

Degrees:B.A. Honours, M.A.(Manitoba), Ph.D. (Dalhousie)
Phone:613-520-2600 x 2331
Office:1917 Dunton Tower

My research and teaching interests include Canadian literature, literary theory, and genre.

Recent and Forthcoming Classes

FYSM 1004 First Year Seminar

ENGL 3902 Literatures and Cultures 1900-Now

ENGL 3106 Theories and Critical Practices

Recent Publications:

“A Canadian Caliban in King Arthur’s Court: Materialist Medievalism and Northern Gothic in William Wilfred Campbell’s Mordred.” English Canadian Medievalism: Romance and Allegory. Eds. Anna Czarnowus and Jane Toswell. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 2020. 66-82.

“Materialist Medievalism and Imperial Fantasy: William Wilfred Campbell’s Gothic North.” Canadian Poetry: Studies, Documents, Reviews 84/85 (2019): 31-54.

“‘The Strangeness of My Heritage:’ Lovecraft’s Poe and the Anxiety of Influence.” The Lovecraftian Poe: Essays on Influence, Reception, Interpretation, and Transformation. Ed. Sean Moreland. Bethlehem: Lehigh University Press, 2017. 1-25.