Marie Loughlin

Dr. Marie Loughlin
Associate Professor, English
Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies
The University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus
CCS 340, 1148 Research Road
Kelowna, BC V1V 1V7

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Marie Loughlin

Dr. Marie H. Loughlin received her M.A. (1986) and Ph.D. (1992) in English literature from Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario). Her area of specialization is Renaissance literature, and she has published on Renaissance drama and Renaissance women’s writing. Her articles have appeared in ELH;Renaissance Quarterly;andRenaissance and Reformation; entries inReading Early Modern Women: An Anthology of Texts in Manuscript and Print, 1550-1700(2004), and The New Dictionary of National Biography(2004).In 1997 she published Hymeneutics: Interpreting Virginity on the Early Modern Stage(Lewisburg: Bucknell UP). She is general editor of The Broadview Anthology of Sixteenth-Century Poetry and Prose (with co-editors, Drs. Sandra J. Bell and Patricia Brace) [Calgary: Broadview Press, 2012]; she is presently editing Same-Sex Desire in Early Modern England,1550-1735: An Anthology of Literary Texts and Contexts (in press, Manchester University Press, 2013). For the Online Companion to this anthology, see

Courses Taught 2015-2016            Register here
English 150.002 - 
Introduction to Literary Genres: Shakespeare’s The Tempest and Its Adaptations
English 294A      -Interdisciplinary Perspectives in English Literature: J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings  
English 394A      - Interdisciplinary Perspectives in English Literature:  Women Warriors in English Literature and Culture, from Medieval to Present 
English 416A / English 532A  - Studies in 16th and 17th Century Literature:  Same-Sex Relationships in Early Modern English Literature, 1550-1735

Research Interests

Dr. Loughlin is presently completing a SSHRC-funded project on seventeenth-century women’s spiritual autobiography; an early version of some of this research has appeared in the article “‘Fast ti’d unto them in a golden Chaine’:Typology, Apocalypse, and Woman’s Genealogy in Aemilia Lanyer’s Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum.” Renaissance Quarterly 53.1 (2000):133-79, and in another that will soon be published in a volume of critical essays on the seventeenth-century religious poet, An Collins.

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"[T]ouching the ground of Truth":
An Collins and Sectarian Spiritual Autobiography.

Marie Loughlin Touching the ground of Truth: An Collins and Sectarian Spiritual Autobiography


Same Sex Desire in Early Modern England by Marie Loughlin

The Broadview Anthology of Sixteenth-Century Poetry and Prose

The Broadview Anthology of Sixteenth Century Poetry and Prose