Dr. Natasha Duquette

Title & Contact Info

Associate Academic Dean
Professor of English, Chair, Department of English

 Email: nduquette [at] tyndale.ca
 Phone: 416.226.6620 ext. 2268

Academic Credentials

PhD, Queen’s University, 2005
MA, University of Toronto, 1995

Areas of Specialization

18th-century women’s poetry, the Sublime, satire, Jane Austen, African literature and critical theory

Biography

Dr. Duquette’s work has appeared in journals such as Notes and Queries, Mosaic, Christianity and Literature, Persuasions-Online, and English Studies in Canada. She is author of Veiled Intent: Dissenting Women’s Aesthetic Approach to Biblical Hermeneutics (Pickwick, 2016), and she has edited two essay collections: Sublimer Aspects: Interfaces between Literature, Aesthetics, and Theology (Cambridge Scholars, 2007) and Jane Austen and the Arts: Elegance, Propriety, and Harmony (Lehigh University Press, 2013). For the Chawton House Library series, she created an annotated edition of Helen Maria Williams’s Julia, a novel interspersed with poetical pieces (Pickering & Chatto, 2009). Collaborative projects have resulted in her contributions to Jane Austen Sings the Blues (University of Alberta Press, 2009), Through a Glass Darkly: Suffering, the Sacred, and the Sublime in Literature and Theory (Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2010), and Editing Women's Writing (Routledge, 2017).

Popular Courses

  • Aesthetics
  • Jane Austen
  • Eighteenth-Century Satire

Favourite Place on Campus

I love to walk along the banks of the creek out back. The river otters, salmon, and mallards delight me every time I see them.

Favourite Place in Toronto

It's a joy to visit the Art Gallery of Ontario with my students.

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