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Kathryn Chittick

Kathryn ChittickProfessor
B.A., M.A. (Toronto), Ph.D. (Edinburgh)
Traill College, Wallis Hall 121, ext. 6028, kchittick@trentu.ca

Research Interests:  Romantic literature, 18th-century literature, Periodical literature, Modern American poetry. Walter Scott, Charles Dickens, George Eliot, Henry James, William Faulkner, George Gordon Byron, William Cobbett, William Hazlitt, W.H. Auden
Selected Publications

  • “Walter Scott and the Reform of the Scottish Judicature 1806-10.”Journal of Legal History 36.3December 2015: 217-35.
  • The Critical Reception of Charles Dickens 1833 - 1841. Garland Press, 1989; reissued in Routledge Revivals, Routledge, 2014.

  • “Evil in Esthétique due Mal and The Princess Casamassima.”Wallace Stevens Journal  36.2 Fall 2012: 175-93.

  • Advisory Editor & Contributor, The Oxford Reader’s Companion to Dickens.  Oxford University Press, 1999; revised pbk edition, 2000; reissued 2012.  

  • The Language of Whiggism: Liberty and Patriotism, 1802 - 1830. Pickering & Chatto, 2010.

  • Dickens and the 1830s. Cambridge University Press, 1990; reissued 2010.

  • Rev. Byron and the Jews by Sheila A. Spector. English Studies in Canada. 36.4   Winter 2010: 117-38.