B.A. (Saskatchewan), M.A., Ph.D. (Toronto)
Office: Arts 421
Douglas Thorpe, Associate Professor, has written on Dickens, Stevenson, Hogg, MacDonald, fantasy, and children's literature in such journals as Dickens Studies Annual, Victorian Review, and Canadian Children's Literature. His current research is interdisciplinary, drawing on history, sociology, art, and literature, and focuses on the history of old age, especially on problems of discourse and representation of the aged in Victorian culture. Active in ACCUTE and The Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada (he was co-convenor of the Saskatoon conference this fall), Professor Thorpe has also presented a paper to the Canadian Psychiatric Association.