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(p. xv) Notes on Contributors

(p. xv) Notes on Contributors

Katherine Acheson

is Professor of English and Associate Dean of Arts at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. She is editor of The Memoir of 1603 and the Diary of 1616‒1619 by Anne Clifford (2006), author of Visual Rhetoric and Early Modern English Literature (2013) and Writing Essays About Literature (2010), and editor of Early Modern English Marginalia (2018).

Matthew C. Augustine

teaches literature at the University of St Andrews. His main interests include poetry, politics, and cultures of reading from roughly Milton to Swift. He is the co-editor of two volumes of essays: Lord Rochester in the Restoration World (with Steven N. Zwicker) and Texts and Readers in the Age of Marvell (with Christopher D’Addario). He is also the author of Aesthetics of Contingency: Writing, Politics, and Culture in England 1639–89, a study of political instability and imaginative writing from the Bishops’ Wars to the Glorious Revolution and beyond.

Annabel Brett

is Reader in the History of Political Thought at the University of Cambridge and Fellow of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. Her most recent monograph is Changes of State: Nature and the Limits of the City in Early Modern Natural Law (2011).

Gregory Chaplin

is Professor of English at Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts. Along with John Rumrich, he is the editor of Seventeenth-Century British Poetry: 1603‒1660, a Norton Critical Edition. His work has appeared in ELH, MP, and PMLA, including ‘Beyond Sacrifice: Milton and the Atonement’, which was awarded the Milton Society of America’s James Holly Hanford award for distinguished essay.

Warren Chernaik

is Emeritus Professor of English, University of London. He was the founding Director of the Institute of English Studies, University of London, and is now Senior Research Fellow there. He is the author of Milton and the Burden of Freedom (2017), The Myth of Rome in Shakespeare and his Contemporaries (2011), The Cambridge Introduction to Shakespeare’s History Plays (2007), a study of The Merchant of Venice (2005), Sexual Freedom in Restoration Literature (1995), The Poet’s Time: Politics and Religion in the Work of Andrew Marvell (1983), and many essays on seventeenth-century poets and dramatists, including Milton, Marvell, Rochester, Donne, Traherne, Waller, Behn, Shakespeare, and Jonson. With Martin Dzelzainis, he is co-editor of Marvell and Liberty (1999).

Philip Connell

is Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Cambridge and Fellow of Selwyn College. He is the author of Secular Chains: Poetry and the Politics of Religion (p. xvi) from Milton to Pope (2016), and a number of books and articles on the literary, political, and intellectual history of the period 1650–1830.

Steph Coster

recently completed her doctorate at the University of Leicester. She works on seventeenth-century literature and history, with particular interests in Restoration religio-political writing and political and intellectual networks. Her first article, ‘Andrew Marvell and tutoring in the Restoration’, draws on unpublished correspondence tracing Marvell’s involvement with the education of nonconformist gentry and nobility. Her most recent essay, ‘Robert Boulter and Andrew Marvell’s Miscellaneous Poems’ (Review of English Studies) examines the political commitments of the bookseller Robert Boulter, exploring the effect his ideology had on the censorship of Marvell’s poetry.

Paul Davis

is Reader in English at University College London. His work on early modern scribal culture includes an edition of Rochester: Selected Poems (2013) and a group of five articles and chapters on Rochester’s poetic manuscripts and scribal networks. His edition of The Poems and Translations of Joseph Addison, the first of three volumes of Addison’s Non-Periodical Works (Oxford University Press), of which he is general editor, is forthcoming in 2019, the tercentenary of Addison’s death, together with the commemorative volume of Essays on Addison he is editing, also for Oxford University Press.

Martin Dzelzainis

is Professor of Renaissance Literature and Thought at the University of Leicester. He is currently editing Marvell’s prose and poetry for the Oxford twenty-first-century Oxford Authors series and Milton’s histories for The Complete Works of John Milton. With Dr Paul Seaward (Director, History of Parliament), he is general editor of The Works of Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, as well as editor of two of the individual volumes. All these projects are for Oxford University Press.

Lynn Enterline

researches the connections among the history of rhetoric, sexuality, and emotion in the English, Italian, Latin, and Greek literary traditions. Her most recent book is Shakespeare’s Schoolroom, which analysed Shakespeare’s representations of emotion in light of the discursive and disciplinary practices of the Latin grammar school.

Alex Garganigo

is Associate Professor of English at Austin College. His book on loyalty oaths in Restoration literature, Samson’s Cords: Imposing Oaths in Milton, Marvell, and Butler, has just been published by the University of Toronto Press.

Mark Goldie

is Professor of Intellectual History at the University of Cambridge and is Fellow of Churchill College. He graduated from the University of Sussex and took his PhD at Cambridge. He has been co-editor of The Historical Journal and Vice-Master of Churchill College. He has published extensively in the field of the political, intellectual, and religious history of Britain, 1650‒1800, and is currently working on an intellectual biography of John Locke.

Estelle Haan

is Emerita Professor of English and Neo-Latin Studies at The Queen’s University of Belfast. She has authored/edited thirteen books on Milton, Marvell, and (p. xvii) neo-Latin poets of the long eighteenth century. These include From Academia to Amicitia: Milton’s Latin Writings and the Italian Academies (1998), Andrew Marvell’s Latin Poetry (2003), Both English and Latin: Bilingualism and Biculturalism in Milton’s Neo-Latin Writings (2012), an edition of Milton’s Latin Poetry (The Complete Works of John Milton, Oxford University Press, Vol. III, 2012; rev. 2014), and monographs on the Latin poetry of Thomas Gray (2000), Joseph Addison (2005), Vincent Bourne (2007), and William Dillingham (2010). Having recently completed an edition of Milton’s Latin letters for Leuven University Press, she is currently writing two books on Milton’s Roman sojourns, and on the Latinity of Paradise Lost.

Johanna Harris

is Senior Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Exeter. She is the author of articles and essays on Lady Brilliana Harley, Andrew Marvell, Richard Baxter, early modern letter writing, and English puritanism. She is co-editor (with Elizabeth Scott-Baumann) of The Intellectual Culture of Puritan Women, 15581680, and is co-general editor (with Alison Searle) of The Correspondence of Richard Baxter (9 vols, in progress, Oxford University Press). She is also editing Thomas Traherne’s Select Meditations and ‘The Ceremonial Law’ for The Oxford Traherne.

Derek Hirst

is William Eliot Smith Professor of History Emeritus at Washington University in St Louis. He has authored, co-authored, and co-edited five books, along with numerous other essays; the books include The Cambridge Companion to Marvell (2011) and Andrew Marvell, Orphan of the Hurricane (2012), both the products of a collaboration with Steven N. Zwicker built in the classroom and beyond for more than forty years.

Edward Holberton

is Lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Bristol. He is the author of Poetry and the Cromwellian Protectorate: Culture, Politics and Institutions (2008) and several journal articles on Marvell. His research interests include ongoing work on Marvell’s relationships with the diplomatic sphere, and a monograph project on literature, empire, and the Atlantic world during the period 1650‒1750.

Ann Hughes

is Professor of Early Modern History (Emeritus) at Keele University. Her research focuses on the religious and political implications of the revolutionary crisis in mid-seventeenth-century Britain, with particular recent interests in print culture, preaching, and gender. She is the author of many books, essays, and articles on the period including Gangraena and the Struggle for the English Revolution (2004), and Gender and the English Revolution (2011), and co-edited, with Thomas Corns and David Loewenstein, The Complete Works of the radical visionary, Gerrard Winstanley (Oxford University Press, 2009).

Robert D. Hume

is Evan Pugh University Professor at Penn State University. He is author, co-author, or co-editor of some sixteen books, including The Development of English Drama in the Late Seventeenth Century (1976) and The Publication of Plays in London, 16601800 (2015).

(p. xviii) N. H. Keeble

is Professor Emeritus of English Studies at the University of Stirling, Scotland. His academic and research interests lie in English cultural (and especially literary and religious history) of the early modern period, 1500‒1725. His publications include studies of Richard Baxter: Puritan Man of Letters (1982), The Literary Culture of Nonconformity in Later Seventeenth-century England (1987), The Restoration: England in the 1660s (2002), and a two-volume Calendar of the Correspondence of Richard Baxter (1991; with Geoffrey F. Nuttall). He has edited four collections of original essays, texts by John Bunyan, Daniel Defoe, Lucy Hutchinson, Andrew Marvell, and John Milton, and Richard Baxter’s Reliquiae Baxterianae (forthcoming from Oxford University Press; with John Coffey, Tim Cooper, and Thomas Charlton).

Charles-Édouard Levillain

is Professor of British History at the Université Paris-Diderot. He specializes in political and diplomatic history in late seventeenth-century North-Western Europe. Recent publications include Le procès de Louis XIV. François-Paul de Lisola, citoyen du monde, ennemi de la France (2015; co-edited with Tony Claydon), Louis XIV Outside In: Images of the Sun King beyond France (16611715) (2015; co-edited with Sven Externbrink), Penser l’après-Louis XIV. Histoire, mémoire, representation (2018).

Tom Lockwood

is Reader in English Literature at the University of Birmingham. He is the author of Ben Jonson in the Romantic Age (2005), and in 2009 gave the British Academy’s Chatterton Lecture, ‘Donne, By Hand’. He is the author of many articles and book chapters on early modern- and Romantic-period authors, including most recently John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of Rochester, and Sir John Davies; and he is currently working on Charles Lamb’s responses to early modern drama.

James Loxley

is Professor of Early Modern Literature at the University of Edinburgh. He is the author of a number of books and articles on seventeenth-century literature and culture and on the poetry and politics of the 1640s and 1650s, including Royalism and Poetry in the English Civil Wars (1997). He has also published on the work of Ben Jonson, and is the co-editor and author, with Anna Groundwater and Julie Sanders, of Ben Jonson’s Walk to Scotland: an Annnotated Edition of the Foot Voyage (2015).

Nicholas McDowell

is Professor of Early Modern Literature and Thought at the University of Exeter. He is the author of The English Radical Imagination: Culture, Religion, and Revolution, 16301660 (2003) and Poetry and Allegiance in the English Civil Wars: Marvell and the Cause of Wit (2008), and the co-editor of The Oxford Handbook of Milton (2009) and The Complete Works of John Milton, Vol. VI: Vernacular Regicide and Republican Writings (2013). He is currently completing a study of the reception and translation of Rabelais in seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Britain and editing, with Henry Power, The Oxford Handbook of English Prose, 1640‒1714.

Sean H. McDowell

is Director of University Honors and Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing at Seattle University. He has published a variety of essays on (p. xix) Shakespeare, Donne, George Herbert, Richard Crashaw, Henry Vaughan, Andrew Marvell, and others, including Irish poets Tony Curtis and Seamus Heaney. A textual editor and commentary editor for The Variorum Edition of the Poetry of John Donne, he also edits John Donne Journal: Studies in the Age of Donne.

Leah S. Marcus

is Edwin Mims Professor of English Emertitus and Research Professor of English at Vanderbilt University. She has published five literary monographs, the most recent of which is How Shakespeare Became Colonial: Editorial Traditions and the British Empire (2017). She has also published five editions of literary works from Queen Elizabeth I to Shakespeare to John Webster. Her most recent work has been on mid-seventeenth-century vitalism, medicine, and New Science in King Lear (a precursor), Milton’s Paradise Lost, Samson Agonistes, and here, Marvell.

Ashley Marshall

is Professor of English at the University of Nevada, Reno. She is the author of The Practice of Satire in England, 1658–1770 (2013) and Swift and History: Politics and the English Past (2015), as well as articles in Modern Philology, Huntington Library Quarterly, Review of English Studies, Swift Studies, and several other journals. She is currently completing a book on political journalism in London, 1695–1720.

Steven Matthews

is Professor of Modernism at Reading University, UK. His books include Irish Poetry: Politics, History, Negotiation. The Evolving Debate, 1969 to the Present (1997); Yeats as Precursor (2000); Les Murray (Manchester University Press, 2001); and Modernism: A Sourcebook (2008). His T. S. Eliot and Early Modern Literature appeared from Oxford University Press in 2013, and Ceaseless Music, a critical-creative reflection on Wordsworth’s The Prelude, in 2017. He has published two poetry collections—Skying (2012) and On Magnetism (2017).

Michael O’Neill

is Professor of English at Durham University. He has published widely on nineteenth-century poetry, and is the author of a forthcoming study of Shelley’s literary dialogues and influence. Recent publications include, as editor, John Keats in Context (2017); as co-author with Madeleine Callaghan, The Romantic Poetry Handbook (2018); and, as author, Return of the Gift (2018), which received a Special Commendation from the Poetry Book Society.

Kendra Packham

is currently Folger Fellow. She has taught and held fellowships at the universities of Oxford and Cambridge, and she has also held a Visiting Fellowship at the Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University. She is currently completing a book on literature and different discourses about ‘the Catholic’ in Restoration and earlier eighteenth-century England. She is also writing a book on literary representations and the culture of elections and electioneering in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and she curated a special display on the literature and art of elections at the Bodleian Library during the 2015 General Election.

Edward Paleit

is Director of the recently established BA English programme at City, University of London. He works on early modern English and European literature and (p. xx) political culture, with a particular interest in the circulation and reception of classical and political texts. His first book, War, Liberty and Caesar (2013), analysed English responses to the Latin poet Lucan between c.1580 and 1650; he is currently completing a monograph on Christopher Marlowe’s political imagination.

Annabel Patterson

is Sterling Professor Emeritus of English at Yale University. She has published over fourteen books, and much of her work has been on Andrew Marvell, including her general editorship of The Prose Works of Andrew Marvell (2003). Her most recent books include Milton’s Words (2009) and The International Novel (2014) which focuses on post-Second World War writing about nationalism and internationalism. Currently she is working on Restoration State Trials, a project about early modern law.

Diane Purkiss

is Professor of English Literature at Oxford University, and Fellow of Keble College, where she is Director of Studies in English. She has published widely on the English Civil War, Milton, and Marvell.

Timothy Raylor

is Professor of English at Carleton College, Minnesota. His publications include Cavaliers, Clubs, and Literary Culture: Sir John Mennes, James Smith, and the Order of the Fancy (1994), and a number of articles on Marvell and on Waller. He is working, with Michael P. Parker, on an edition of Waller’s poems. He has served as Executive Secretary and President of the Andrew Marvell Society.

John Rogers,

Professor of English at Yale University, is the author of The Matter of Revolution: Science, Poetry, and Politics in the Age of Milton as well as several essays on seventeenth-century English literature and culture. He is currently completing work on two books, Milton’s Poetry and the Theologies of Liberalism and Latter-Day Milton: Paradise Lost and the Creation of America’s God.

Paul Seaward

is the British Academy/Wolfson Research Professor at the History of Parliament Trust. From 2001 to 2017 he was the Director of the Trust. He is currently working on a thematic history of Parliament as an institution, and is general editor, with Martin Dzelzainis, of the Oxford edition of the works of Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon.

Victoria Silver

is Professor of English Literature at the University of California, Irvine. She is the author of Imperfect Sense: The Predicament of Milton’s Irony (2001), as well as articles on seventeenth-century British literature and politics. She has just completed a book manuscript on the rhetoric of equity at trial and in literature during the reign of Charles II.

Nigel Smith

is William and Annie S. Paton Foundation Professor of Ancient and Modern Literature at Princeton University. He edited Andrew Marvell’s Poems for the Longman Annotated English Poets series (2003, rev. 2007), and is the author of Andrew Marvell: The Chameleon (2010), as well as many essays on Marvell and his works. He is also author of Perfection Proclaimed: Language and Literature in English Radical Religion, 1640‒1660 (1989); Literature and Revolution in England 1640‒1660 (1994); and edited the Ranter pamphlets; George Fox’s Journal; and, with Nicholas McDowell, The Oxford Handbook of Milton (2009).

(p. xxi) Gordon Teskey,

Professor of English at Harvard University, was educated at Trent University and the University of Toronto. His books are Allegory and Violence (1996), Delirious Milton (2006), and The Poetry of John Milton (2015). The last two were awarded the Milton Society of America’s James Holly Hanford Prize and the last received the Christian Gauss Award for Literary Criticism. Teskey is editor of the Norton Critical Edition of Paradise Lost (2005), second edition forthcoming. In 2018 he was named Honored Scholar by the Milton Society of America. The present chapter reflects his interest in metaphysical aesthetics and seventeenth-century poetry.

Nicholas von Maltzahn

(University of Ottawa) is editing Marvell’s letters. His work on Marvell includes an edition of An Account of the Growth of Popery and Arbitrary Government (2003) and a book-length Andrew Marvell Chronology (2005). His studies of Marvell’s life, works, and reception began with ‘Marvell’s Ghost’ (1999), followed by a number of notes, articles, and book chapters, especially on documentary discoveries, also Marvell in comparison with Milton, and more newly ‘Andrew Marvell’s Paper Work: The Earl of Carlisle’s Baltic Embassy (1664)’ (2018, <>).

Julianne Werlin

is Assistant Professor of English literature at Duke University, where she is completing a book on early modern English state formation and literary history.

Helen Wilcox

is Professor of English Literature at Bangor University, Wales. Her research interests include seventeenth-century lyric poetry, early modern devotional writing in prose and verse, Shakespearean tragicomedy, early women’s writing, and the relationship between words and music. Her recent publications include the Cambridge edition of The English Poems of George Herbert (2007/11); 1611: Authority, Gender and the Word in Early Modern England (2014); and The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern English Literature and Religion (2017, co-edited with Andrew Hiscock). She is a contributor to the new Edinburgh Companion to Literature and Music (2018).

Emma Annette Wilson

is Assistant Professor of English at Southern Methodist University. She has published articles examining the role of logic in the works of Milton, Jonson, and Marlowe, and has co-edited The European Contexts of Ramism (2018) and Ramus, Pedagogy, and the Liberal Arts (2011).

Steven N. Zwicker

is Stanley Elkin Professor of Humanities and Professor of English at Washington University, St Louis. He has written widely on early modern literature and politics, including most recently, with Derek Hirst, Andrew Marvell: Orphan of the Hurricane (2012) and Lord Rochester in the Restoration World, edited with Matthew Augustine (2015). He is currently editing Dryden for 21st-Century Oxford Authors. (p. xxii)