Harvey Kerpneck took his undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of Toronto and became a member of the Department of English at University College from 1960 to 1977, and then of St. Michael's College from 1977 to 1997. In 1963 he undertook the selection and editing of the poems of Matthew Arnold and George Meredith for the seventh edition of Representative Poetry, and he co-authored in 1976, with F. E. L. Priestley, an influential report on undergraduate studies in English at Canadian universities. In 1995 he was the first editor to revise his notes for the on-line version of Representative Poetry.
- F. E. L. Priestley and H. I. Kerpneck. Report of Commission on Undergraduate Studies in English in Canadian Universities. Toronto: Association of Canadian University Teachers of English, 1976. 820.71171 .P949R
SOURCES FOR CAREER
- Harris, Robin S. English Studies at Toronto: A History. Governing Council, University of Toronto, 1988.