Lorraine Janzen Kooistra

Lorraine Janzen Kooistra is Professor of English and Co-Director of the Centre for Digital Humanities at Ryerson University in Toronto. She is author of Poetry, Pictures, and Popular Publishing: The Illustrated Gift Book and Victorian Visual Culture; Christina Rossetti and Illustration: A Publishing History; and The Artist as Critic: Bitextuality in Fin-de-Siècle Illustrated Books.  Her co-editions include The Culture of Christina Rossetti: Female Poetics and Victorian Contexts  and, for COVE, Clemence Housman's The Were-Wolf, Christina Rossetti's Goblin Market, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti's "The Sonnet." She edits Yellow Nineties 2.0, which provides searchable editions of seven fin-de-siècle aesthetic magazines, together with an historical archive of reviews and promotional materials, and a born-digital editorial apparatus of scholarly commentary and biographical essays.


Ryerson University