DANIELSON, Dennis




Author Tags: Literary Criticism

CITY/TOWN: Burnaby, BC

DATE OF BIRTH: 8 May 1949

PLACE OF BIRTH: Victoria, BC

EMPLOYMENT OTHER THAN WRITING: Professor of English, UBC

AWARDS: short-listed for "Science and Society Award," 2001, Canadian Science Writers Association

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

The Book of the Cosmos: Imagining the Universe from Heraclitus to Hawking (Cambridge, Massachusetts: Perseus Publishing, 2000). Editor.

The Cambridge Companion to Milton (Cambridge University Press, 1989, 1999)

Milton's Good God: A Study in Literary Theodicy (Cambridge University Press, 1982)

BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS:

Upon completing a BA at the University of Victoria (1972), Dennis Richard Danielson studied Intellectual History at Sussex (MA, 1973) and English Literature at Oxford and Stanford (PhD, 1979). After beginning his career at the University of Ottawa he took up a tenured position at UBC in 1986. He is actively engaged in research linking the humanities and the sciences, and his work on the history of cosmology has recently received attention in both scientific and popular media.

[BCBW 2004] "Literary Criticism" "Philosophy"