D.Phil. (1992), University of Oxford
Dissertation: The Poetics of Subversion and Conservatism: Satire ca. 1640-1649.
B.A. Hons (1987), English, McMaster University
- Ways of Reading: Fiction (ENG-103)
- The British Novel (ENG-257)
- History of Literary Criticism (ENG-315)
- Nineteenth-Century English Literature I: Romantic (ENG-345)
- Shakespeare (ENG-361)
- Western Culture & Tradition II (HUM-120)
Dr. Ben Faber has published essays on William Shakespeare’s The Merchant of Venice, Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe, and Henry Alline’s sermons and hymns. He has recently presented conference papers on Milton at the International Milton Symposium at the University of London (2008) and at Worcester College, Oxford (2009), on Joseph Hall (2010), and on Andrew Marvell (2011). He teaches courses in the department on Shakespeare, Milton, History of Literary Criticism, British Novel, British Literature 1660-1830, and, occasionally, Children’s Literature.