"Needlework, meet for a Maiden”–the sampler as juvenilia

Stream: Session D
Date: Thursday, 21 July 2022
Time: 10.30 am – 12.30 pm
Speaker(s): Sylvia Hunt

SYLVIA HUNT received her PhD from Université Laval (Quebec City) with a specialization in eighteenth-century literature and a minor in Renaissance literature. She was introduced to the Juvenilia Press and juvenile writings by Dr. Peter Sabor, her thesis advisor, and worked on two Jane Austen books while a student (Evelyn, and Fredric & Elfrida). Now, teaching at Laurentian University, she has been faculty advisor on two books with her own students (Jane Austen’s Men and Leigh Hunt’s The Palace of Pleasure). She has also edited editions of Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure, and Frankenstein for Universitas Press as well as an anthology of Romantic poetry.