John Leonard



BA. Trinity College, Cambridge. 1980.
MA. McMaster. 1981.
PhD. Trinity College, Cambridge. 1986.

Arts & Humanities Building  2G24
519 661-2111 ext. 85809

Fall 2017 Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 3:30-4:20 pm

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My primary area of interest in both teaching and research is John Milton’s poetry, which I have edited for Penguin Classics. My most recent book, a reception history of Paradise Lost entitled Faithful Labourers, will be published in two volumes by Oxford University Press in January 2013. But I am interested in all renaissance/early modern literature and I take special pleasure in teaching first-year classes where I can introduce young people to the delights of literature of all periods and genres.