Holly Faith Nelson

Holly Faith Nelson (Ph.D., Simon Fraser University) is Professor and Chair of English and Co-Director of the Gender Studies Institute at Trinity Western University in Langley, British Columbia. Her co-edited works include The Broadview Anthology of Seventeenth Century Verse and Prose (Broadview, 2000); Of Paradise and Light: Essays on Henry Vaughan and John Milton in Honor of Alan Rudrum (University of Delaware Press, 2004); Eikon Basilike with Selections from Eikonoklastes (Broadview, 2005); James Hogg and the Literary Marketplace: Scottish Romanticism and the Working-Class Author (Ashgate, 2009); Through a Glass Darkly: Suffering, the Sacred, and the Sublime in Literature and Theory (Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2010); French Women Writers: The Significance of the Spiritual (1400-2000) (Forthcoming University of Delaware Press, 2012); and Topographies of the Imagination: New Approaches to Daniel Defoe (Forthcoming AMS, 2013). She has published numerous articles and book chapters on such writers as William Lithgow, William Shakespeare,George Herbert, Henry Vaughan, Margaret Cavendish, Anne Conway, Daniel Defoe, William Cowper, Robert Burns, James Hogg, and William Wordsworth. She co-founded and co-edits the online multi-media, peer-reviewed scholarly journal Digital Defoe: Studies in Defoe and His Contemporaries.