Lise Gaston

Lise Gaston

Wheeler 331
Tues 9-11 am


Selected Publications and Papers Delivered


Cityscapes in Mating Season. Winnipeg: Signature Editions, 2017.


"Gossip Economies: Jane Austen, Lady Susan, and the Right to Self-Fashion." European Romantic Review 26.3 (2016). Winner of the NASSR 2015 Graduate Essay Prize.

"Natural Law and Unnatural Families in Martineau's Illustrations of Political Economy." Nineteenth-Century Contexts 38.3 (2016). 

Selected Poetry

"Les Rues: Montreal." The Best Canadian Poetry 2015. Ed. Jacob McArthur Mooney, Molly Peacock, and Anita Lahey. Toronto: Tightrope Books, 2015. 

Grave & Vital Nonsense: Poems. Numéro Cinq. Web. December 2014. 

Selected Essays and Reviews

Review of Settler Education, by Laurie D. Graham. Arc Poetry Magazine 83 (2017). 

"More Lives Than This Plain Desperation: Carolyn Smart's Careen." Arc Poetry Magazine. Dec. 2016. 

"How Difficult Would it be to Stay Here: Review of Karen Solie's The Road In Is Not The Same Road Out." Arc Poetry Magazine 79 (2016). 

"Lise Gaston on Daisy Fried and Elizabeth Bachinsky." Lemon Hound (2013). 

Selected Conference Papers

“Time of her Life: Jane Austen and Biography.” North American Society for the Study of Romanticism (NASSR). Ottawa. 12 Aug. 2017.

“Miscarriage and Motherhood in Cecilia.” Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE). Toronto. May 2017. 

"'There Was Unrest’: Reading History in Barnes’s The Sense of an Ending.” MLA 2017. Philadelphia. 6 Jan. 2017.

"'Most unhappily in the power of men': Novels, Contracts, and Charlotte Smith's Discontent." NASSR. Berkeley. Aug 2016.

Roundtable on New Works. NASSR. Berkeley. Aug 2016.

"Mobile Property: The Carriage in Fact and Fiction." ACCUTE 2016. Calgary. May 2016. 

"Gossip Economies: Jane Austen, Lady Susan, and the Right to Self-Fashion.” NASSR. Winnipeg. 14 Aug 2015.

Notre-Dame et nos Vieilles Dames: Disgust and the (In)Fertile Crone.” Violation: Representations in Literature and Culture. McGill University. Montreal. 21 Feb 2015. 

Recent English Courses Taught

Spring, 2018
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
43B/1 Introduction to the Writing of Verse Creative Writing Workshops
Spring, 2017
Course & Section Course Name Course Areas
R1A/6 Reading and Composition: Reading Other People's Letters Reading and Composition

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