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Carrie Hintz
Position: Professor, Queens College. English
Campus Affiliation: Queens College
Room Number: 4105
Office Hours: By appointment
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., University of Toronto
Research Interests: Women's writing of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, with a focus on life writing (letters, diaries, auto/biography); women and nonconformity in Restoration England; spousal biography from the seventeenth century to the contemporary moment; utopian and dystopian writing; speculative and experimental fiction for children and young adults; Young Adult Dystopias
Specialization: Autobiography, Biography, and Life-Writing|Early Modern Literature|Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist/Queer Theory|History of the Novel|Popular Culture|Restoration and Eighteenth-Century Literature|Twenty-first-Century and Contemporary Literature

Selected Publications:

Children’s Literature: The New Critical Idiom (Routledge, 2019).


With Eric Tribunella: Reading Children’s Literature: A Critical Introduction, 2nd edition (Broadview Press, 2019). (First edition: Bedford St. Martin’s, 2013).

Contemporary Dystopian Fiction for Young Adults: Brave New Teenagers.  Co-edited with Balaka Basu and Katherine R. Broad (Routledge, 2013). Awarded the Children’s Literature Association Edited Book Award, 2014.

An Audience of One: Dorothy Osborne's Letters to Sir William Temple (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005).

Utopian and Dystopian Writing for Children and Young Adults. Coedited with Elaine Ostry (Routledge, 2003).

In progress:

Monograph in Progress: Two-Part Invention: 300 Years of Spousal and Partner Memoirs 

Editorial Team, Richard Baxter’s Correspondence (Dr. William’s Center for Dissenting Studies)

Scholarly edition of Richard Baxter's Breviate of the Life of Margaret Charlton Baxter (1681).

Further web links:

A History of Utopia [Open Source Radio with Christopher Lydon]

“Satan is Not a Literary Character: Teaching Early Modern Literature to Religiously Committed Students:”  

Innovative Course Design Winner, ASECS, 2004: "Nell Gwyn and Restoration Culture:" 

Audio recording of book launch for Contemporary Young Adult Dystopias: Brave New Teenagers