Andrew Loman

Associate Professor

  • PhD (Queen’s)
  • MA (Queen’s)
  • BA (University of Victoria)

Nineteenth-Century American Literature, Comics Studies, Popular Culture


  • Somewhat on the Community-System”: Fourierism in the Works of Nathaniel Hawthorne. Routledge, 2005.

Articles and Book Chapters

  • “Rubber.” Fueling Culture: 101 Words for Energy and Environment, edited by Imre Szeman, Jennifer Wenzel, and Patricia Yaeger, Fordham UP, 2017.
  • “The Devil in the Slum: American Urban Gothic.” American Gothic Culture: An Edinburgh Companion, edited by Joel Faflak and Jason Haslam, Edinburgh UP, 2016, pp. 92-109.
  • "Editor's Introduction: Botanizing in the Mushroom Cities." At the Edge 2 (2012), 1-79.
  • “‘More than a Parchment Three-Pence’: Crises of Value in Hawthorne’s ‘My Kinsman, Major Molineux’.” PMLA, vol. 126, no. 2, 2011, pp. 345-362, 543.
  • “The Sea Cook’s Wife: Evocations of Slavery in Treasure Island.” Children’s Literature, vol. 38, 2010, pp. 1-26.
  • “‘That Mouse's Shadow’: The Canonization of Spiegelman's Maus.” The Rise of the American Comics Artist: Creators and Contexts, edited by Paul Williams and James Lyons, UP of Mississippi, 2010, pp. 210-234.
  • “Cosmopolitan Detachment in Nathaniel Hawthorne’s ‘Prophetic Pictures.’” ESQ, vol. 53, no. 1, 2007, pp. 56-88.
  • “‘Well Intended Liberal Slop’: Allegories of Race in Art Spiegelman’s Maus.” Journal of American Studies vol. 40, no. 3, 2006, pp. 551-571.


  • “Mike Harris Saved From Drowning.” Exile: The Literary Quarterly 22:3 (Fall 1998).

Undergraduate Courses

  • English 4101: Critical Theory II
  • English 3843: Introduction to Comics
  • English 3260: American Drama
  • English 2216: American Literature from 1776 to 1865
  • English 2850: What is Film?
  • Communication Studies 2000: Critical Approaches to Popular Culture

Graduate Courses

  • English 7063: Chasing His Hat: The Films of the Coen Brothers
  • English 7061: Art in the Whirlwind: Literary and Cultural Representations of Catastrophe
  • English 7058: Representations of the American City, 1790-1915
  • English 7062: Studies in Graphic Narrative
  • English 7060: Nineteenth-Century American Literary “Classics” on Film


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