Loyola University Chicago

Department of English


Christopher Kendrick

Title/s:  Professor

Specialty Area: Milton, 16th- and 17th-century British literature, Marxism and theory

Office #:  Crown Center 463

Phone: 82248



B.A., U. of Illinois at Urbana (1975)

Ph.D., Yale University (1981)

Research Interests

Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century British Literature; Milton; Utopia and science fiction; Marxism and cultural theory

Selected Publications

Selected Publications:
"Monster Realism and Uneven Development in China Mieville's The Scar." Extrapolation: A Journal of Science Fiction and Fantasy, vol. 50, no. 2, Summer 2009,  pp. 258-275.

"UnAmerican Milton:  Milton's Reputation and Reception in the Early United States." University of Toronto Quarterly, vol. 77, no. 3, Summer 2008, pp. 903-922.

"Anachronism in Lycidas." ELH: English Literary History, vol. 64, 1997, pp. 1-40.

Utopia, Carnival, and Commonwealth in Renaissance England. U of Toronto P, 2004.

Milton:  A Study in Ideology and Form. Routledge, 1986.

I'm currently researching and writing a longer project on Milton and Renaissance historicism.