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Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
October 20, 2017
Canadian Excellence

Dr. Brooke Pratt

Contract Academic Staff

Contact Information
Phone: 519-756-8228 ext.5482

Office Location: RCW 311
Office Hours: Tuesdays, 11:30-12:30
Academic Background
  • PhD in English Literature, Western University
  • MA in English Literature, Dalhousie University
  • BA in English Literature and History, Trent University

Research and Teaching Interests:

  • Canadian literature and literary history
  • American literature
  • literature and environment
Additional Information


“Duncan’s Folly: The Murchison House as Mock Ruin.” New Directions in Early Canadian Literature. Ed. Janice Fiamengo and Thomas Hodd. Spec. issue of Canadian Literature (forthcoming 2012).

“Ghost Towns in the Making: Hugh Hood’s ‘The Village Inside’ and Duncan Campbell Scott’s In the Village of Viger.” Re-exploring Canadian Space / Redécouvrir l’espace canadien. Ed. Jeanette den Toonder and Bettina van Hoven. Groningen: Barkhuis, 2012. 133-45. Canada Cahiers 14.

“Personalities and Place.” Rev. of Lakeland: Journeys into the Soul of Canada, by Allan Casey, and Making Waves: Reading BC and Pacific Northwest Literature, ed. Trevor Carolan. Canadian Literature 212 (2012): 136-38.

“The Multitalented Margaret Atwood.” Rev. of Engendering Genre: The Works of Margaret Atwood, by Reingard M. Nischik. Canadian Poetry: Studies, Documents, Reviews 68 (2011): 135-41.

Rev. of North of Empire: Essays on the Cultural Technologies of Space, by Jody Berland. English Studies in Canada 35.4 (Dec. 2009): 138-41.

“The Inside-Out Journey of Atwood’s Moodie: From Dream Vision to National Ghost.” Canadian Poetry: Studies, Documents, Reviews 61 (2007): 55-74.

Other Professional Contributions:

“Regina: A Prairie Oasis” and “Winnipeg: Building a Creative Community.” Canada: A Literary Tour. Library and Archives Canada. Web. <>.

Entries on: André Alexis, Wayson Choy, Yann Martel, and Russell Smith for The Canadian Encyclopedia. Ed. James H. Marsh. Historica-Dominion Institute. Web. <>.