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David Anonby, M.A.


  • Biography

    David Anonby completed his B.A. (Honours) at Trinity Western University, his M.A. at the University of British Columbia, and graduate courses in theology at ACTS. He is currently pursuing his doctorate at the University of Victoria. He has taught at Trinity since 2002.  His research interests are in early-modern religious literature and religion and literature.  He has written poetry reviews for the Canadian Book Review Annual and has published on the religious dimension of the poetry of John Donne and the plays of William Shakespeare.

  • Education

    B.A. (Hons.) English (Trinity Western University); M.A. English (University of British Columbia)

  • Recent Publications

    Anonby, David. "“'Tis Tempest in My Mind’: Demonology, Madness, and Recusancy in King Lear.Love Knowledge and the University. Ed. John S. North. Waterloo, ON: North Waterloo Academic Press, 2014. 

    Anonby, David. "The Sacred Pain of Penitence: The Theology of John Donne's Holy Sonnets."  Through a Glass Darkly: Suffering, the Sacred, and the Sublime in Literature and Theory. Eds. Holly Faith Nelson, Lynn R. Szabo, and Jens Zimmermann.  Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2010. 87-95. 


  • Courses Taught at TWU

    English 103: Introduction to Fiction

    English 104: Introduction to Poetry and Drama

    English 351: Shakespeare I

    English 352: Shakespeare II

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