Skip To Content

Athabasca University

Dr. David Buchanan




  • Ph.D. (Alberta, 2012)
  • M.A. (Athabasca, 2007)
  • B.A. (British Columbia, 1998)


David Buchanan is a scholar of literary history and print culture from the eighteenth century to the present in British, Canadian, and American contexts. Currently, he is completing a monograph on the nineteenth-century historical novel (Routledge) and co-editing a volume of the Oxford History of Popular Print Culture on Victorian Britain (OUP). He has written on a variety of subjects, including reading in the Romantic period, popular adaptation of the novels of Sir Walter Scott, and proletarian literature in Canada. His work is published in journals such as Studies in the HumanitiesEuropean Romantic ReviewEnglish Studies in Canada, and Journal of the Edinburgh Bibliographical Society. He has also collaborated on the development of online platforms and scholarly websites to facilitate book history and open access publication. He was the founding editor of the online graduate student journal Inquire: Journal of Comparative Literature from 2010-12. He is the creator or coordinator of electronic resources Streetprint Bratislava, Popular Romanticism, Red Flags: The Early Labour Press in Canada, and Popular Print Edmonton. For more information click here.

Updated October 08 2015 by Student & Academic Services

AU, CANADA'S OPEN UNIVERSITY, is an internationally recognized leader in online and distance learning.