Greg Maillet, Ph.D.
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Greg Maillet, Ph.D.

Professor of English

506-858-8970 ext: 173

B.A. (Hons.), University of Calgary
M.A., University of Calgary
Ph.D., University of Ottawa

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Honours & Scholarships

The Stephen & Ella Steeves Award for Research Excellence, 2011

Courses Taught

Literary Heritage
Medieval Literature
Shakespeare
Children’s Literature
Twentieth-Century Novel
Twentieth-Century Poetry
Classical Background to English Literature
The Bible and English Literature
Literary Criticism
Creative Writing (Poetry)
Creative Writing (Drama)
Creative Writing (Fiction)
Chaucer
Donne and Herbert
T.S. Eliot
Milton
– C.S. Lewis
– J. R. R. Tolkien
Southern U.S. Fiction
Western Ideas in Literature

Select Publications & Presentations

Learning to See the Theological Vision of Shakespeare’s King Lear. (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2016).

Christianity and Literature: Philosophical Foundations and Critical Practice.  Co-authored with David Lyle Jeffrey. (IVP Academic: 2011.

Academic Articles:

  • “Revelation of the Word: ‘What’s at Stake’ in the Study of the Bible and English Literature,” in Transformations in Biblical Literary Traditions: Incarnation, Narrative, and Ethics, ed. Daniel H. Williams and Phillip J. Donnelly.  Notre Dame: U of Notre Dame Press, 2014. 215-228.
  • God Is. in The Lost Highway and Mercy Among the Children: Paradox, Peace, and the Existential Power of Christian Faith.”  Canadian Poetry, 67 (2010): 116-128).
  • “Breathing Back: Lonergan, Literary Creativity, and the Spirit of the Lord.” Lonergan Workshop 21 (2009): 179-192.
  • “Seeing ‘the clearest gods’: Teaching King Lear in China.” The Word in the English Classroom: Best practices of Faith Integration.  Ed. Jamie Dessart and Brad Gambill.  Abilene: Abilene Christian University Press, 2009.  162-185
  • “‘At the still point’ where ‘there is only the dance’: Logos, Lonergan, and T.S. Eliot’s Four Quartets.”  Lonergan Workshop 20 (2008): 271-294.
  • “Fear, Friendship, and Delight: The Appeal of Animals in the Children’s Poetry of Dennis Lee.”  Other Selves: Animals in the Canadian Literary Imagination.  Ed. Janice Fiamengo.  Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 2007.  245-266.
  • “Desdemona and the Mariological Theology of the Will.” Mariological Moments in Early Modern Drama.  Ed. Regina Buccola and Lisa Hopkins.  Aldershot and Burlington: Ashgate Press, 2007. 87-110.
  • “‘Fidelity to the Word’: Lonerganian Conversion through Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale and Dante’s Purgatorio.”  Religion and the Arts.  10.2  (2006): 219-243. 
  • “In a boat on the river nowhere writing home: The Spiritual Poetic of Tim Lilburn.”  Studies in Canadian Literature.  30.1 (2005): 226-244.
  • The Tempest at the 2005 Stratford Festival.” Shakespeare Bulletin: A Journal of Performance Criticism and Scholarship.  24.2 (2006): 97-100.
  • “A poem should not mean / but be’:  Lonergan and Literary Aesthetics.”   Method: Journal of Lonergan Studies.  21 (2004): 57-91. 
  • King John at the 2004 Stratford Festival.” Shakespeare Bulletin: A Journal of Performance Criticism and Scholarship1 (2005): 157-59. 
  • Pericles, Antony and Cleopatra, and Troilus and Cressida at the 2003 Stratford Festival.” Shakespeare Bulletin: A Journal of Performance Criticism and Scholarship1 (2004): 56-62. 
  • “Longfellow’s ‘Evangeline’ et Maillet’s Pélagie–la Charrette: Storytelling and the Soul d’Acadie.” Identity and Cross-Cultural Narratives.  Ed. Irene Blayer and Mark Anderson.  New York: Peter Lang, 2005.  121-136.
  • “Learning by Playing: Performance Games and the Teaching of Shakespeare.” Reimagining Shakespeare for Children and Young Adults.  Ed. Naomi J. Miller.  New York: Routledge, 2003.  269-78.
  • “Multiculturalism and the Contemporary Children’s Literature of Saskatchewan.” Windows and Words: A Look at Canadian Children’s Literature in English.  Ed. Aida Hudson and Susan-Ann Cooper.  Ottawa: U of Ottawa P, 2003.  49-60.
  • “Tolkien’s ‘Mythopoeia’ as a Theology of Conversion.” Hobbits and Other Matters: Tolkien Across the Disciplines.  Ed. Tim Schindler.  St. Paul: St. Thomas University, 2001, 43-47. 
  • “On Teaching (and being taught) Shakespeare in China and Canada.”  Shakespeare and Higher Education- A Global Perspective. Shakespeare Yearbook 12  (2001):  79-107.