|Title:||Associate Professor and Edward Surtz, S. J. Professor of English|
|Office:||Crown Center 464|
B.A., Philosophy, Drew University (1990); M.A., English Literature, Temple (1994), Ph.D., English Literature, University of Rochester (1998)
Teaching and Research Interests:
British literature of the 16th and 17th centuries; Shakespeare; the history of the book; literature and visual culture; literary and aesthetic theory
“The Illustrations to the 1577 edition,” in The Oxford Handbook to Holinshed’s Chronicles, ed. Paulina Kewes, Ian Archer, Felicity Heal, and Henry Summerson (Oxford University Press, forthcoming).
“Penitential Ethics in Measure for Measure,” Shakespeare and Religion, ed. Ken Jackson and Arthur Marotti (South Bend: University of Notre Dame Press, 2011).
“A Shakespearean Phenomenology of Moral Conviction,” in Shakespeare and Moral Agency, ed. Michael Bristol (New York & London: Continuum, 2010), 29-41.
“The Bastard Art: Woodcut Illustration in Sixteenth-Century England,” in Parenting and Printing in Early Modern England, ed. Douglas Brooks (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2005), 151-72.
“Visual and Ethical Truth in The Winter’s Tale,” Shakespeare Quarterly 55.3 (Fall 2004): 253-78.
Image Ethics in Shakespeare and Spenser (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011).
Illustrating the Past in Early Modern England: The Representation of History in Printed Books (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2003).
Work in Progress:
“Phenomenology and Images” article in a special issue on “Shakespeare and Phenomenology.”
“Mental Bodies in Much Ado About Nothing” chapter in a forthcoming collection on Shakespeare and Continental Philosophy.
Editorial Board, Shakespeare Yearbook, Journal of Narrative Theory