Professor Coral Ann Howells
- Professor Coral Ann Howells
- Position/Fellowship type:
- Senior Research Fellow
- Institute of English Studies
- Home institution:
- Formerly University of Reading
- Email address:
Research Summary and Profile
- Research interests:
- English Literature, Gender studies
- North America
- Summary of research interests and expertise:
Specialised in teaching and writing about Canadian literature, particularly contemporary Canadian women writers, including Margaret Atwood and Alice Munro
- Publication Details
Date Details 01-Jan-2013 Tellers and Listeners: The Narrative Imagination of Carol Shields
In Form and Feeling in Modern Literature: Essays in Honour of Barbara Hardy. Ed. William Baker with Isobel Armstrong. London: Legenda, 2013. Pp. 160-169.
01-Sep-2012 An Atwoodian Mosaic: Transformations of The Year of the Flood
In Transformations of the Canadian Cultural Mosaic. Eds. Anna Pia de Luca and Deborah Saidero. Udine: Forum, 2012. Pp. 49-62
01-Jan-2012 'Rewriting Tradition: Literature, History, and Changing Narratives in English Canada Since the 1970s'
In Unruly Penelopes and the Ghosts: Narratives of English Canada. Ed. Eva Darias Beautell. Waterloo, Ontario: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2012. pp. 19-42
01-Jan-2012 'Canadian? Literary? History? Writing Canadian Literary Histories'
In Various Cultures, Variant Readings: Essays in Honour of Professor Jameela Begum. Vol. I. Ed. B. Hariharan et. al. New Delhi: Creative Books, 2012. pp. 30-44.
01-Jan-2010 “Literary History and National Narrative in the Cambridge History of Canadian Literature, the Cambridge History of Australian literature and A New Literary History of America.”
With Eva-Marie Kroller. Anglistik 21.2 (2010): 115-132.
01-Jan-2010 “Janice Kulyk Keefer’s Travelling Ladies.”
Janice Kulyk Keefer: Essays on Her Works. Ed. Deborah Saidero. Toronto: Guernica, 2010: 57-78. (Reprint of 1992 essay)
01-Jan-2009 “Switching the Plot: From Survival to the Cambridge History of Canadian Literature.”
With Eva-Marie Kroller. Canada Exposed / Le Canada a découvert. Ed. Pierre Anctil, André Loiselle, Christopher Rolfe. Brussels: Peter Lang, 2009: pp. 45-60.
01-Jan-2009 “The 1940s and 1950s: Signs of Cultural Change.”
Cambridge History of Canadian Literature. Ed. C.A.Howells and E-M. Kroller. Cambridge : CUP, 2009: pp.289-311.
01-Jan-2009 “Not Belonging, but Longing: Shifts of Emphasis in Contemporary Diasporic Writing in Canada.”
Diasporic Subjectivity and Cultural Brokering in Contemporary Post-Colonial Literatures. Ed. Igor Maver. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2009: pp.1-14.
01-Jan-2009 The Cambridge History of Canadian Literature
Co-edited with Professor Eva-Marie Kroller of the University of British Columbia
01-Jan-2006 Cambridge Companion to Margaret Atwood
Oxford History of the Novel in English, Vol.12
'The Novel in English since 1950 in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the South Pacific'. Co-editor (with Gerry Turcotte and Paul Sharrad).
- Relevant Events
Date Details 15-May-2013 'Nothing: Writing Poetry of Place and Belonging in World Literatures in England'
The Creative Word, University of Salerno, 15-17 May, 2013
03-Apr-2013 Framing Urban Canada: Thoretical and Creative Spaces
One-day research seminar, in collaboration with the three-year research project 'The City, Urban Cultures and Sustainable Literatures: Representations of the Anglo-Canadian Post-Metropolis' funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology.
01-Jan-2012 'All That Below-the-Surface Stuff: Carol Shields's Conversational Modes'
The Worlds of Carol Shields. University of Ottawa. 27-29 April, 2012
01-Jan-2012 Graduate Classes: Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale
Visiting Professor for graduate classes on Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale. University of Udine, Italy. February 2012
01-Jan-2011 An Atwoodian Mosaic: Transformations of 'The Year of the Flood'
International conference on the "Canadian Cultural Mosaic as Metaphor", University of Udine, Italy, April 2011
01-Jan-2011 Gender and the City
International conference "The Glocal City in Canadian Literature", University; of Salamanca, June 2011