(p. xxi) List of Contributors
(p. xxi) List of Contributors
Thomas Betteridge is Professor of Early Modern Literature and Drama at Oxford Brookes University. His books include Literature and Politics in the English Reformation (Manchester University Press, 2004) and Tudor Histories of the English Reformations (Ashgate, 1999). He is currently working on a study of Sir Thomas More's writing to be published by the University of Notre Dame Press in 2010. He is also co-editor, with Greg Walker, of the Oxford Handbook of Tudor Drama.
David Bevington is the Phyllis Fay Horton Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus in the Humanities at the University of Chicago. His numerous books include From ‘Mankind’ to Marlowe (Oxford University Press, 1962), Tudor Drama and Politics (Harvard University Press, 1968), Shakespeare: The Seven Ages of Human Experience (Blackwell, 2005), and Shakespeare's Ideas (Blackwell, 2008). He is the editor of Medieval Drama (1975), The Bantam Shakespeare, and The Complete Works of Shakespeare, 6th edition (Longman, 2008). He is a senior editor of the Revels Student Editions, the Revels Plays, The Norton Anthology of Renaissance Drama, and the forthcoming Cambridge edition of the works of Ben Jonson.
Joyce Boro is an Associate Professor in the English Studies Department at the University of Montreal. She has published on medieval and early modern romance, Lord Berners, feminist historiography, and sixteenth-century translators and printers. Her first book is a critical edition and a study of the reception of Lord Berners's Castell of Love. She is currently working on a project about reading medieval Spanish romance in early modern England.
Alan Bryson is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in the School of English at Glasgow University. His articles include ‘Gamaliell Pye, Citizen of London’, British Art Journal, 6 (2005), and ‘Edward VI's “speciall men”’, Historical Research, 82 (2009). He currently works on mid-Tudor lordship, politics, and warfare, mid-Tudor literature, and the correspondence of Bess of Hardwick. His monograph Lordship and Politics in the Reign of Edward VI (Pickering & Chatto) is in progress for publication in 2011.
Kent Cartwright is Professor of English and Chair of the English Department at the University of Maryland. His primary areas of research are Tudor literature and Shakespeare. He is the author of Theatre and Humanism: English Drama in the Sixteenth Century (Cambridge University Press, 1999) and Shakespearean Tragedy (p. xxii) and its Double: The Rhythms of Audience Response (Pennsylvania State University Press, 1991), and he is the editor of the forthcoming Blackwell Companion to Tudor Literature and Culture (2009). He is also currently editing The Comedy of Errors for Arden Shakespeare, third series.
Dermot Cavanagh teaches literature at the University of Edinburgh. He is the author of Language and Politics in the Sixteenth-Century History Play (Palgrave Macmillan, 2003) and co-editor of Shakespeare's Histories and Counter-Histories (Manchester University Press, 2006). He is currently working on a study of the early modern mourning play.
Helen Cooper is Professor of Medieval and Renaissance English at the University of Cambridge. Her books include Pastoral: Medieval into Renaissance (Brewer, 1978), The Canterbury Tales, Oxford Guides to Chaucer (Oxford University Press, 1989), and The English Romance in Time: Transforming Motifs from Geoffrey of Monmouth to the Death of Shakespeare (Oxford University Press, 2004). She has particular interests in links between the medieval and early modern, including both ‘after Chaucer’ and ‘before Shakespeare’.
Janette Dillon is Professor of Drama at the University of Nottingham. Her books include Language and Stage in Medieval and Renaissance England (Cambridge University Press, 1998), Performance and Spectacle in Hall's Chronicle (Society for Theatre Research, 2002), and The Cambridge Introduction to Early English Theatre (Cambridge University Press, 2006). She is currently working on a book provisionally entitled The Language of Space in Court Performance 1400–1625.
Andrew Escobedo, an Associate Professor at Ohio University, is the author of Nationalism and Historical Loss in Renaissance England: Foxe, Dee, Spenser, Milton (Cornell University Press, 2004). He is currently writing a book about personification as an expression of Renaissance ideas about volition.
Jonathan Gibson is an academic coordinator at the English Subject Centre. His publications include Women and Early Modern Manuscript Culture (Ashgate, 2004), co-edited with Victoria Burke; A Companion to the Gawain-Poet (Brewer, 1997), co-edited with Derek Brewer; and essays on a wide variety of early modern topics, including letters, manuscript culture, Tudor poetry, and Shakespeare. Current research interests include manuscript miscellanies.
Alexandra Gillespie is an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto. She is co-editor of John Stow and the Making of the English Past (British Library, 2004) and the author of Print Culture and the Medieval Author (Oxford University Press, 2006). She is currently co-editing The Production of Books in England 1350–1530 for Cambridge University Press and working on a study of book and documentary production in the century before the invention of printing.
(p. xxiii) Jane Griffiths is a Senior Lecturer in English Literature at the University of Bristol. She has published articles on late medieval and early modern poetry and poetics in a variety of journals including the Huntington Library Quarterly, Mediaevalia et Humanistica, Renaissance Studies, and the Yearbook of English Studies. Her books include John Skelton and Poetic Authority: Defining the Liberty to Speak (Clarendon Press, 2006) and Another Country: New and Selected Poems (Bloodaxe Books, 2008), which was shortlisted for the Forward Prize. She is now working on a study of the marginal gloss in the period of transition from manuscript to print.
Andrew Hadfield is Professor of English at the University of Sussex and editor of Renaissance Studies. He is the author of a number of works on early modern literature, culture, and politics, including Literature, Politics and National Identity: Reformation to Renaissance (Cambridge University Press, 1994), Spenser's Irish Experience (Clarendon Press, 1997), and Shakespeare and Republicanism (Cambridge University Press, 2005; paperback, 2008). He has co-edited, with Raymond Gillespie, The Oxford History of the Irish Book, iii: The Irish Book in English, 1550–1800 (Oxford University Press, 2006), and, with Matthew Dimmock, Religions of the Book: Co-existence and Conflict, 1400–1660 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008).
Hannibal Hamlin is an Associate Professor in the Department of English at Ohio State University. He is the author of Psalm Culture and Early Modern English Literature (Cambridge University Press, 2004), and articles and reviews in Renaissance Quarterly, Spenser Studies, the Sidney Journal, the Yale Review, the Spenser Review, and Early Modern Literary Studies. Current projects include co-editing the Psalms of Philip and Mary Sidney and a book-length study of biblical allusion in Shakespeare's plays.
Peter Happé is the retired Principal of Barton Peveril Sixth Form College, and is at present Visiting Fellow in the Department of English at the University of Southampton. Recent publications include Cyclic Form and the English Mystery Plays (Rodopi, 2004) and The Towneley Cycle: Unity and Diversity (University of Wales Press, 2007), and he has co-edited Urban Theatre in the Low Countries 1400–1625 (Brepols, 2006) and Interludes and Early Modern Society: Studies in Gender, Power and Theatricality (Rodopi, 2007). He is editing Jonson's A Tale of a Tub (Cambridge University Press) and is working on a study of his Caroline plays.
Elizabeth Heale was a Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Reading and is now an Honorary Fellow. Her books include Wyatt, Surrey and Early Tudor Poetry (Longman, 1998) and Autobiography and Authorship in Renaissance Verse: Chronicles of the Self (Palgrave Macmillan, 2003). She is currently working on sixteenth-century verse and Elizabethan travel-writing.
Andrew Hiscock is Professor of English at Bangor University. He edited the MHRA's 2008 double issue of the Yearbook of English Studies devoted to Tudor literature and (p. xxiv) his most recent monograph is The Uses of this World: Thinking Space in Shakespeare, Marlowe, Cary and Jonson (University of Wales Press, 2004). He is series co-editor for the Continuum Renaissance Drama and co-editor of the academic journal English. He is currently working on discourses of memory in sixteenth-century England.
Alice Hunt is Lecturer in English at the University of Southampton. Her first book is The Drama of Coronation: Medieval Ceremony in Early Modern England (Cambridge University Press, 2008). She is the editor, with Anna Whitelock, of Tudor Queenship: The Reigns of Mary and Elizabeth (Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming) and is currently working on a study of ceremony in early modern drama.
Lorna Hutson is Berry Professor of English Literature at the University of St Andrews. She is the author of Thomas Nashe in Context (Oxford University Press, 1989), The Usurer's Daughter (Routledge, 1994), and The Invention of Suspicion: Law and Mimesis in Shakespeare and Renaissance Drama (Oxford, 2007). She is interested in the legal and rhetorical underpinnings of Renaissance literature, and is currently editing a special forum of Representations on Ernst Kantorowicz.
John N. King is Distinguished University Professor and Humanities Distinguished Professor of English and Religious Studies in the Department of English at Ohio State University. His numerous books include English Reformation Literature: The Tudor Origins of the Protestant Tradition (Princeton University Press, 1982), Spenser's Poetry and the Reformation Tradition (Princeton University Press, 1990), and Foxe's Book of Martyrs and Early Modern Print Culture (Cambridge University Press, 2006). He is the editor of the journal Reformation.
Scott Lucas is Associate Professor of English at the Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina. He is the author of the monograph A Mirror for Magistrates and the Politics of the English Reformation (University of Massachusetts Press, 2009), as well as articles and book chapters on Tudor and Stuart literature, history, and culture. He is currently working on studies of the Tudor chronicler Edward Hall's Union of the Two Noble and Illustre Famelies and of Holinshed's Chronicles.
R. W. Maslen is Senior Lecturer at the University of Glasgow. His books include Elizabethan Fictions (Clarendon Press, 1997), Shakespeare and Comedy (Arden Critical Companions, 2005), and a revision of Geoffrey Shepherd's edition of Sir Philip Sidney's Apology for Poetry (Manchester University Press, 2002). He is currently working on a history of comic fiction in the sixteenth century.
Steven W. May is adjunct Professor of English at Emory University, Atlanta, and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Sheffield. His books include an edition of Queen Elizabeth I: Selected Works (Simon & Schuster, 2004) and Elizabethan Poetry: A Bibliography and First-Line Index of English Verse, 1559–1603 (3 vols, (p. xxv) Thoemmes Continuum, 2004). His research interests include English Renaissance manuscript culture, the Tudor court, and editing early modern documents.
Helen Moore is Fellow and Tutor in English at Corpus Christi College, Oxford. She has edited Amadis de Gaule (Ashgate, 2004) and The Tragical History of Guy, Earl of Warwick (Malone Society, 2007). She has published essays on the English reception of Continental and classical romance, and on early modern drama, and is currently working on a book about Anglo-French cultural relations in the early modern period.
Janel Mueller is William Rainey Harper Distinguished Service Professor Emerita in the Department of English, University of Chicago. She has co-edited for University of Chicago Press Elizabeth I: Collected Works (2000), Elizabeth I: Autograph Compositions and Foreign Language Originals (2003), and Elizabeth I: Translations (2008). She is presently completing her edition of Queen Katherine Parr: Complete Works and Correspondence under the auspices of an Andrew Mellon Foundation Emeritus Fellowship.
Wolfgang G. Müller is Emeritus Professor of English Studies at the University of Jena. His books include Die politische Rede bei Shakespeare (Narr, 1979); Topik des Stilbegriffs: Zur Geschichte des Stilverständnisses von der Antike bis zur Gegen-wart (Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft, 1981), Die englisch-schottische Volksballade (Francke, 1983), William Shakespeare. Hamlet. Einleitung und Kommentar (Stauffenburg Verlag, 2006). He is currently working on the construction of an ethical narratology and on the tradition of Cervantes in the English novel.
Mike Pincombe is Professor of Tudor and Elizabethan Literature at Newcastle University; he convened the Tudor Symposium between 1998 and 2009.Hehas written books on John Lyly (1996) and Elizabethan Humanism (2001), and also essays and articles on a range of mid-Tudor topics. He is presently working on William Baldwin and A Mirror for Magistrates.
Jason Powell is an Assistant Professor of English at St Joseph's University in Philadelphia. His articles have appeared in Huntington Library Quarterly, Poetica, English Manuscript Studies 1100–1700, and the Sixteenth Century Journal. His scholarly edition of Thomas Wyatt's complete works is forthcoming in two volumes from Oxford University Press.
Syrithe Pugh lectures on English literature at the University of Aberdeen. She is the author of Spenser and Ovid (2005), Herrick, Fanshawe and the Politics of Intertextuality: Classical Literature and Seventeenth-Century Royalism (in press), and articles on Spenser, Sidney, Jonson, Herrick, and Fanshawe.
Mark Rankin is Assistant Professor of English at James Madison University. He is the author of articles and chapters on Tudor literature and book history and the co-editor of Henry VIII and his Afterlives: Literature, Politics, and Art (to be published (p. xxvi) by Cambridge University Press in 2009). He is currently working on a monograph on the afterlife of Henry VIII in early modern literature and polemical writing.
Jennifer Richards is Professor of English at Newcastle University. Her publications include Rhetoric and Courtliness in Early Modern Literature (Cambridge University Press, 2003, 2007) and Rhetoric (Routledge, 2008). She is the editor of Early Modern Civil Discourses (Palgrave Macmillan, 2003). She is currently working on ‘Diet, Dialogue and the Early Modern Body Politic’.
Fred Schurink is Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at Newcastle University. He is the author of the Review of English Studies Prize Essay ‘“Like a hand in the margine of a booke”: William Blount's Marginalia and the Politics of Sidney's Arcadia’ (2008) and other articles and chapters on Tudor literature, reading practices, and education, and is co-author of the online database ‘The Origins of Early Modern Literature’ (hriOnline, 2009). He is currently writing a book on Tudor translations of the classics and editing a two-volume selection of sixteenth-century translations of Plutarch's Essays and Lives.
Philip Schwyzer is Associate Professor in English at the University of Exeter. His books include Literature, Nationalism and Memory in Early Modern England and Wales (Cambridge University Press, 2004) and Archaeologies of English Renaissance Literature (Oxford University Press, 2007). He is currently working on a study of the textual and material remains of Richard III in the Tudor era.
Laurie Shannon is Wender-Lewis Associate Professor of English at Northwestern University. She works on topics in political thought, natural history, animal studies, and affect, gender, and sexuality in early modern literature and culture. Her first book, Sovereign Amity: Figures of Friendship in Shakespearean Contexts (University of Chicago Press, 2002), and her current project, The Integral Animal: Zootopian Constitutions of Early Modernity (forthcoming, University of Chicago Press), both consider historical experiments in constitutional thought and explore the terms and conditions of political membership.
Cathy Shrank is Reader in Tudor Literature at the University of Sheffield. Her publications include Writing the Nation in Reformation England, 1530–1580 (Oxford University Press, 2004, 2006) and essays and articles on various Tudor and Shakespearean topics, including language reform, civility, travel-writing, cheap print, and mid-sixteenth-century sonnets. She is currently working on an edition of Shakespeare's poems and a monograph on non-dramatic dialogue in the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries.
James Simpson is Donald P. and Katherine B. Loker Professor of English at Harvard University. He is a Life Fellow of Girton College and an Honorary Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities. His books include Sciences and the Self in Medieval Poetry (Cambridge University Press, 1995); Reform and Cultural (p. xxvii) Revolution, being volume ii in the Oxford English Literary History (Oxford University Press, 2002) (winner of the British Academy Sir Israel Gollancz Prize, 2007); and Burning to Read: English Fundamentalism and its Reformation Opponents (Harvard University Press, 2007). He is currently writing about iconoclasm.
D. J. B. Trim is a Lecturer in History at Newbold College and associate editor of the Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research. His publications include The Chivalric Ethos and Military Professionalism (Brill, 2002); Religious Minorities and the Development of Pluralism in Modern Britain and France (Peter Lang, 2004) with Richard Bonney; and Cross, Crown and Community: Religion, Government and Culture in Early Modern Europe (Peter Lang, 2004) with Peter J. Balderstone. He is currently working on a book about English and Welsh mercenaries during the European wars of religion, 1562–1610.
Margaret Tudeau-Clayton is Professor of English Literature and head of department at the University of Neuchâtel. She is author of Jonson, Shakespeare and Early Modern Virgil (Cambridge University Press, 1998, 2006) and articles on English Renaissance literature, especially on translations and Shakespeare. She has co-edited two collections of essays: Addressing Frank Kermode (Macmillan, 1991) and Textures of Renaissance Knowledge (Manchester University Press, 2003). Her current projects include Shakespeare's Englishes: Shakespeare and the Ideology of Linguistic Practices in Early Modern England and a co-edited collection on Shakespeare and England.
Daniel Wakelin is a Lecturer in English at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Christ's College. He has published a book entitled Humanism, Reading, and English Literature 1430–1530 (Oxford University Press, 2007) and articles on Middle English and early Tudor literature and the history of the book. He is currently co-editing The Production of Books in England 1350–1530 for Cambridge University Press.
Christopher Warley teaches Renaissance literature and critical theory at the University of Toronto. He is the author of Sonnet Sequences and Social Distinction in Renaissance England (Cambridge University Press, 2005), and is currently working on Specters of Horatio: Reading Class in Renaissance Literature.
Paul Whitfield White is Professor of English in the Department of English, Purdue University. His publications include Theatre and Reformation: Protestantism, Patronage, and Playing in Tudor England (Cambridge University Press, 1993); Marlowe, History, and Sexuality: New Critical Essays on Christopher Marlowe (AMS, 1998); Shakespeare and Theatrical Patronage in Early Modern England (Cambridge University Press, 2002), co-edited with Suzanne R. Westfall; and Drama and Religion in English Provincial Society, 1485–1660 (Cambridge University Press, 2008).
(p. xxviii) Katharine Wilson has taught at Newcastle University and the University of Oxford. She is the author of Fictions of Authorship in Late Elizabethan Narratives: Euphues in Arcadia (Oxford, 2006) and has contributed an essay to Writing Robert Greene, edited by Kirk Melnikoff and Edward Gieskes (Ashgate, 2008).
Jessica Winston is an Associate Professor of English at Idaho State University. Her articles include ‘Seneca in Early Elizabethan England’ (Renaissance Quarterly, 2006) and ‘Expanding the Political Nation: Gorboduc at the Inns of Court and Succession Revisited’ (Early Theatre, 2005). She is currently working on a book on the literary community of the Inns of Court in the 1560s.
Phil Withington is a Research Fellow of the Economic and Social Research Council and Lecturer in Social and Economic History at the University of Cambridge. He is the author of The Politics of Commonwealth: Citizens and Freemen in Early Modern England (Cambridge University Press, 2005), co-edited Communities in Early Modern England (Manchester University Press, 2000), and has written articles on the social history of citizenship for Past and Present, Historical Journal, English Historical Review, and American Historical Review. He is currently completing a book about early modernity and society and researching the history of intoxicants and intoxication during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Jonathan Woolfson is Academic Director of the Istituto Lorenzo deʼ Medici, Florence. He is the author of Padua and the Tudors: English Students in Italy, 1485–1603 (University of Toronto Press, 1998) and the editor of Reassessing Tudor Humanism (Palgrave Macmillan, 2002) and Palgrave Advances in Renaissance Historiography (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004). He has written widely on Anglo-Italian cultural and intellectual relations during the sixteenth century.