John Leonard



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


University College 3423
519-661-2111 ext. 85809

Office Hours: Mondays 10 am-12 pm by Zoom, or by appointment.

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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.