Donald J. CHILDS


Donald J. CHILDS

Room: MHN 302
Office: 613-562-5800 ext. 1146
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University degrees

PhD, University of Hull 
BA, Queen’s University

Fields of interest

  • Modern British Literature
  • T.S. Eliot
  • V. Woolf
  • W.B. Yeats

Ongoing research

Modern literature and modern intellectual trends.

Publications and research

Taught previously at: University of Calgary and Queen's University.


Author, T.S. Eliot: Mystic, Son and Lover (London: Athlone, 1997; New York: St. Martin's, 1997);

From Philosophy to Poetry: T.S. Eliot's Study of Knowledge and Experience ( London: Athlone 2001; New York: Palgrave, 2001);

Modernism and Eugenics: Woolf, Eliot, Yeats, and the Culture of Degeneration ( Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2001).


Eliot, Woolf, and modern poetry.

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