Hyland, Peter 1943-

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Hyland, Peter 1943-

PERSONAL: Born September 21, 1943, in Huddersfield, England; son of John (a shoemaker) and Edith (Hinchcliffe) Hyland; married Theresa Dececchi (a teacher), October, 1972; children: Brendan, Robert. Education: University of Wales, B.A., 1964, diploma of education, 1965; McMaster University, M.A., 1969, Ph.D., 1973. Politics: Socialist Religion: "Atheist."

ADDRESSES: Home—27 Rockford Crescent, London, Ontario N6K 3B5, Canada. Office—Huron University College, 1349 Western Rd., London, Ontario N6G 1H3, Canada. E-mail[email protected].

CAREER: University of Tabriz, Tabriz, Iran, British Council visiting professor, 1973-75; Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, British Council visiting professor, 1975-80; National University of Singapore, senior lecturer, 1981-87; University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, senior fellow at Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, 1987-88; Huron University College, London, Ontario, professor, 1988-.

AWARDS, HONORS: Grant from Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 1989-90.



Disguise and Role Playing in Ben Jonson's Drama, Salzburg University Press (Salzburg, Austria), 1977.

(Editor) Discharging the Canon: Cross-Cultural Readings in Literature, Singapore University Press (Singapore), 1986.

Shakespeare: Troilus and Cressida, Penguin Books (Harmondsworth, England), 1989.

Saul Bellow, St. Martin's Press (New York, NY), 1992.

An Introduction to Shakespeare: The Dramatist in His Context, St. Martin's Press (New York, NY), 1996.

An Introduction to Shakespeare's Poems, Palgrave Macmillan (New York, NY), 2003.

Author of six books on cross-cultural experience written specifically for Japanese university students. Contributor to books. Contributor of more than eighty articles and reviews to periodicals.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Disguise on the Early English Stage, for Ashgate Publishing (Burlington, VT).

SIDELIGHTS: Peter Hyland told CA: "Although my career, both as teacher and writer, has been in the academic world, I have tried to avoid orthodoxy and compartmentalization. I believe that the only way for the world to survive will be through the breaking down of barriers and divisions between cultures. Thus a large part of my career has involved the teaching of Western culture in Asia, and even though I am now settled in Canada, I have developed strong ties with a number of Chinese universities. Part of my current work involves the teaching of Asian culture to Western students."



Notes and Queries, December, 1993, David Seed, review of Saul Bellow, p. 573; March, 1998, Martin Coyle, review of An Introduction to Shakespeare: The Dramatist in His Context, p. 117.