Madeline Bassnett


Associate Professor

PhD; Dalhousie University, 2008
MA; University of New Brunswick, 2003
MFA, Antioch University, Los Angeles, 1999 
BA; University of Toronto, 1987


University College Room 3431
519 661-2111 ext. 85827

On sabbatical 2018-2019

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My teaching and research focuses on the poetry and prose of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century England. I’m especially interested in early modern women’s writing, food studies (including recipe books), and ecocriticism. My book, Women, Food Exchange, and Governance in Early Modern England was published by Palgrave in 2016. I also teach creative writing, and have published two poetry chapbooks, Elegies and Pilgrimage. My full length collection, Under the Gamma Camera, will be published by Gaspereau Press in 2019.

I am happy to supervise graduate students working within the field of early modern non-dramatic literature, and welcome the opportunity to supervise undergraduate theses, both academic and creative.