Dr. Danielle Price

Associate Professor

 B.A. Honours (Ottawa), M.A. (Ottawa), M.A. (UCLA),  Ph.D (UCLA)

Contact                                                                 Dr. Danielle Price

CHN Rm 2116
519 253 3000 ext. 2303

Teaching/Research Areas

  • Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century British Literature
  • Children’s Literature
  • Dissability Studies
  • Gender Studies


Danielle E. Price specializes in nineteenth-century studies, children’s literature, and disability. Recent courses include “Wild Things: Children’s Literature, Animals, and Ecology,” “Disability and the Human Experience,” “African American Children’s Literature,” “Survey of Later British Literature,” “The Victorian Child,” “The Victorians and Disability,” and “Writing About Literature.” Recent publications include articles on disability in contemporary children’s fiction (2022) and in George MacDonald’s The Light Princess (2019) as well as on heterotopia in Christopher Paul Curtis’ Elijah of Buxton (2016). Her monograph, Speech and Silence in Contemporary Children's Literature, is forthcoming from Routledge. 

Recent Publications

“Sponsored Silence: Literary Selective Mutism in Children’s Fiction.” Children’s Literature Association Quarterly, vol. 47, no. 2, Summer 2022, pp. 208-24. 

“‘This Effect Defective Comes by Cause’: Disability and George MacDonald’s The Light Princess.” The Lion and the Unicorn, vol. 43, no. 1, January 2019, pp. 1-21.  

“Heterotopic Nightmares and Coming of Age in Elijah of Buxton: Mobility and Maturation.” Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures, vol. 8, no. 1, 2016, pp. 202-26. 

“Controlling Nature: Mary Webb and the National Trust.” Clio: A Journal of Literature, History, and the Philosophy of History, vol. 43, no. 2, 2014, pp. 225-52.