- Associate Professor of English
- Ph.D., Queen's University
- M.A., University of Toronto
Natasha Duquette received her MA from the University of Toronto and her PhD from Queen’s University. She is currently associate professor at Biola University where she teaches courses on eighteenth-century literature, Jane Austen, critical theory, and African literature. She has edited two essay collections, Sublimer Aspects: Interfaces between Literature, Aesthetics, and Theology (Cambridge Scholars, 2007) and Jane Austen and the Arts: Elegance, Propriety, and Harmony (Lehigh University Press, 2013). For the Chawton House Library series, she created a critical edition of Helen Maria Williams’s Julia, a novel interspersed with poetical pieces (Pickering & Chatto, 2009). Her monograph Veiled Intent: Dissenting Women’s Aesthetic Approach to Biblical Hermeneutics is forthcoming with Pickwick Publications.
- American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
- British Association for Romantic Studies
- Jane Austen Society of North America
Veiled Intent: Dissenting Women’s Aesthetic Approach to Biblical Hermeneutics and Social Action. Preface by Nicholas Wolterstorff. (Forthcoming in 2014 with Pickwick Publications).
Jane Austen and the Arts: Elegance, Propriety, Harmony. Ed. Natasha Duquette & Elisabeth Lenckos. (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania: Lehigh University Press, 2013).
Julia, a Novel Interspersed with Poetical Pieces by Helen Maria Williams. Ed. Natasha Duquette. London: Pickering & Chatto, 2009.
Sublimer Aspects: Interfaces between Literature, Aesthetics, and Theology. Ed. Natasha Duquette. Newcastle Upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007.
“Horrific Suffering, Sacred Terror, and Sublime Freedom in Helen Maria Williams’s Peru.” Suffering, The Sacred, and The Sublime: Trauma and Transcendence in Literature. Ed. Holly Faith Nelson, Lynn Szabo, and Jens Zimmermann. Waterloo: Wilfred Laurier U P, 2010.
“‘Motionless Wonder’: Contemplating the Gothic Sublime in Northanger Abbey.” Persuasions On-line 30. 2 (Spring 2010).
“‘Sublime Repose’: The Spiritual Aesthetics of Landscape in Austen.” Jane Austen Sings the Blues. Ed. Nora Stovel. U of Alberta P, 2009.
“Laughter over Tea: Jane Austen and Culinary Pedagogy.” Persuasions On-line 29. 1 (Winter 2008).
“Anna Barbauld and Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck on the Sublimity of Scripture.” Sublimer Aspects: Interfaces between Literature, Aesthetics, and Theology. Ed. Natasha Duquette. Newcastle Upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2007. 62-79.
“‘Dauntless Faith’: Contemplative Sublimity and Social Action in Mary Anne Schimmelpenninck’s Aesthetics.” Christianity and Literature 55. 4 (2006): 509-533.
“Joanna Baillie’s ‘Thunder’ in 1790 and 1840." Notes and Queries 246. 2 (2001): 132-136.
“‘A Thousand Angles’: Photographic Irony in the Work of Virginia Woolf and Julia Margaret Cameron.” Mosaic 33.2 (2000): 125-142.
“The Heteroglossia of History: A Collaborative Woolf Project.” Virginia Woolf: Texts and Contexts. Ed. Beth Daughtery and Eileen Barrett. New York: Pace UP, 1996. 71-80.