Dr. Lindsey McMaster

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Instructor / Faculty of Arts and Science - Fine Arts and English Studies - English Studies
Full-time Faculty
BA, University of Alberta
MA, University of British Columbia
PhD, University of British Columbia
Areas of Specialization:

Canadian Studies, Academic Writing, Nineteenth-Century Canadian Literature and Women’s Writing, Gothic Studies, Gender Studies, Postcolonial Studies.


Working Girls in the West: Representations of Wage-Earning Women. University of British Columbia Press, 2008.

Articles and Chapters

"'Something incalculably precious': Diary Writing in Emily of New Moon." L.M. Montgomery’s Emily of New Moon:  A Children’s Classic at 100. Edited by Zoe Du and Joe Sutliff Sanders, University Press of Mississippi, Children’s Literature Association’s Centennial Series, forthcoming 2024.

"Gothic Romance in Quebec: Engaging English and French in Nineteenth-Century English-Canadian Fiction by Women." Regenerations: Canadian Women's Writing / Ecriture des femmes au Canada. Edited by Marie Carrière and Patricia Demers, University of Alberta Press, 2014, pp. 99-118.

"The "Murray Look': Trauma as Family Legacy in L.M. Montgomery’s Emily of New Moon Trilogy." CCL/LCJ: Canadian Children's Literature/Littérature canadienne pour la jeunesse, vol. 34, no. 2, fall 2008, pp. 50-74. Anne of Green Gables centennial issue.

"The Urban Working Girl in Turn-of-the-Century Canadian Fiction." Essays on Canadian Writing, vol. 77, fall 2002, pp. 1-25. Award-winner for George Wicken Prize in Canadian Literature.

With Rob Breton, Steve Doak, Wendy Foster, Desirée Lundström, Jeff Miller, Ulrich Rauch, Morgan Reid, Warran Scott, Tim Wang, and Jonathan Wisenthal. "Online Learning and Intellectual Liberty: A Mixed-Mode Experiment in the Humanities." College Teaching, vol. 53, no. 3, 2005, pp. 102-109.

With Rob Breton. "Dissing the Age of MOO: Initiatives, Alternatives, and Rationality in Buffy the Vampire Slayer." Slayage: The Online International Journal of Buffy Studies, vol. 1, no. 1, Jan. 2001.

Invited Lectures

"'You could never tell': Secrets Kept in Canadian Fiction." Lecture for INTD 2005: Introduction to Interdisciplinary Analysis: Secrets, Nipissing University, 6 May 2015.

"'Deep caves paved with kitchen linoleum': Alice Munro and Canadian Gothic." A Celebration of Alice Munro’s Nobel Prize in Literature, Nipissing University, 23 January 2014.