Publications

Books and editions

Ed. (with Edward Holberton), The Oxford Handbook of Andrew Marvell (OUP, in press).

Ed. (with Annabel Patterson), The Prose Works of Andrew Marvell: Volume I: 1672-1673 (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2003), pp. 438.

Ed. (with Warren Chernaik), Marvell and Liberty (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1999), pp. xiii + 365.

Ed., John Milton, Political Writings, Cambridge Texts in the History of Political Thought (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991; Chinese edition, 2003), pp. xxxiii + 279; Escritos Políticos, trans. Eunice Ostrensky (São Paulo: Martins Fontes, 2005), pp. ix-xlix + 370.

Chapters in books

  • ‘“The vulgar only scap’d who stood without”: Milton and the politics of exclusion’, in Democracy and Anti-democracy in Early Modern England,1603-1689, ed. Cesare Cuttica and Markku Peltonen (Brill; forthcoming)

  • ‘Marvell and science’, in The Oxford Handbook of Andrew Marvell, ed. Martin Dzelzainis and Edward Holberton (OUP, in press).

  • ‘“a greater errour in Chronology”: issues of dating in  Marvell’, in The Oxford Handbook of Andrew Marvell, ed. Martin Dzelzainis and Edward Holberton (OUP, in press).

  • (with Steph Coster) ‘The commissioning, writing, and printing of Mr. Smirke: a new account’, in The Oxford Handbook of Andrew Marvell, ed. Martin Dzelzainis and Edward Holberton (OUP, in press).

  • ‘“...ridiculous Pictures, and odious Medails”: visual propaganda in the Second and Third Anglo-Dutch Wars’, in Breaking the Image/Image brisée, ed. Christian Belin, Agnès Lafont, and Nicholas Myers (Classiques Garnier, in press).

  • ‘“The Sport of Bishop-Hunting”: Marvell and the neo-Laudians’, in From Republic to Restoration: Legacies and Departures, ed. Janet Clare (Manchester: MUP, 2018), pp. 226-44.

  • ‘“all things serious and sacred”: Clarendon as essayist’, in Clarendon Reconsidered: Law, Loyalty, Literature, 1640-1674, ed. Philip Major (London and New York: Routledge, 2017), pp. 100-22.

  • ‘Milton, Sir Henry Vane the Younger, and the toleration of Catholics’, in Milton and Catholicism, ed. Ronald Corthell and Thomas N. Corns (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2017), pp. 65-82.

  • ‘Managing the Later Stuart Press, 1662–1696’, in The Oxford Handbook of English Law and Literature, 1500–1700, ed. Lorna Hutson (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017), pp. 529-47.

  • ‘“In power of others, never in my own”: the meaning of slavery in Samson Agonistes’, in Milton in the Long Restoration, ed. Blair Hoxby and Ann Baynes Coiro (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016), pp. 284-301.

  • ‘Marvell and the Dutch in 1665’, in A Concise Companion to the Study of Manuscripts, Printed Books, and the Production of Early Modern Texts, ed. Edward Jones (Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell, 2015), pp. 249-65.

  • ‘Saturday 21 July 1683: Oxford and London’, in Enforcing and Eluding Censorship: British and Anglo-Italian Perspectives, ed. Giuliana Iannacaro and Giovanni Iamartino (Newcastle-upon-Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2014), pp. 44-56.

  • ‘Harrington and the oligarchs: Milton, Vane and Stubbe’, in Perspectives on English Revolutionary Republicanism, ed. Dirk Weimann and Gaby Mahlberg (Farnham: Ashgate, 2014), pp. 15-33.

  • ‘Milton, Foucault, and the New Historicism’, in Rethinking Historicism from Shakespeare to Milton, ed. Ann Baynes Coiro and Thomas Fulton (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012), pp. 209-33.
  • ‘The Ciceronian theory of tyrannicide from Buchanan to Milton’, in George Buchanan: Political Thought in Early Modern Britain and Europe, ed. Caroline Erskine and Roger A. Mason, St Andrews Studies in Reformation History (Farnham: Ashgate, 2012), pp. 173-87.
  • ‘1649’, in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture, ed. Joad Raymond (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011), pp. 609-18. (This volume was a winner of the Sixteenth Century Society’s Roland H. Bainton Prize.)
  • ‘Milton and the regicide’, in John Milton: Life, Writing, Reputation, ed. Paul Hammond and Blair Worden (Oxford: Oxford University Press for The British Academy, 2010), pp. 91-105.
  • ‘“What a do with the Kings and the statues is here”: Milton, Marvell and John Sobieski’, in Collaboration and Interdisciplinarity in the Republic of Letters: Essays in Honour of Richard Maber, ed. Paul Scott (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2010), pp. 17-32.
  • ‘Conquest and slavery in The History of Britain’, in The Oxford Handbook of Milton, ed. Nicholas McDowell and Nigel Smith (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009), pp. 407-23. (This volume was a winner of the Irene Samuel Memorial Award of the Milton Society of America.)
  • ‘The politics of Paradise Lost’, in The Oxford Handbook of Milton, ed. Nicholas McDowell and Nigel Smith (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009), pp. 547-68.
  • ‘L’Estrange, Marvell and Directions to a Painter: the evidence of Bodleian Library, MS Gough London 14’, in Roger L’Estrange and the Making of Restoration Culture, ed. Beth Lynch and Anne Dunan-Page (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2008), pp. 53-66.
  • ‘Andrew Marvell and the restoration literary underground: printing the painter poems’, in New Perspectives on Andrew Marvell, ed. Gilles Sambras (Reims: Presses Universitaire de Reims, 2008), pp. 129-44.
  • ‘Milton and antitrinitarianism’, in Milton and Toleration, ed. Sharon Achinstein and Elizabeth Sauer (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007), pp. 171-85. (This volume was a winner of the Irene Samuel Memorial Award of the Milton Society of America.)
  • ‘“Presbyterian sibyl”: truth telling and gender in Andrew Marvell’s Third Advice to a Painter’, in Rhetoric, Women and Politics in Early Modern England, ed. Jennifer Richards and Alison Thorne (London and New York: Routledge, 2007), pp. 111-28.
  • ‘History and ideology: Milton, the Levellers, and the Council of State in 1649’, in The Uses of Early Modern History, ed. Paulina Kewes (San Marino, California: Huntington Library Press, 2006), pp. 265-83.
  • ‘Liberty and the law’, in Milton, Rights and Liberties, ed. Christophe Tournu and Neil Forsyth (Bern: Peter Lang, 2006), pp. 57-67.
  • ‘Samuel Butler (1613-1680)’, in The Encyclopedia of British Literature, editor-in-chief, David Scott Kastan (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006), vol. I, pp. 342-5.
  • ‘Anti-monarchism in English republicanism’, in Republicanism: A Shared European Heritage, Volume 1: Republicanism and Constitutionalism in Early Modern Europe, ed. Martin van Gelderen and Quentin Skinner (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002), pp. 27-41.
  • ‘“In these western parts of the empire”: Milton and Roman Law’, in Milton and the Terms of Liberty, ed. Graham Parry and Joad Raymond (Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 2002), pp. 57-68. (This volume was a winner of the Irene Samuel Memorial Award of the Milton Society of America.)
  • ‘Ideas in conflict: political and religious thought during the English Revolution’, in The Cambridge Companion to Writing of the English Revolution, ed. N. H. Keeble (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001), pp. 32-49.
  • ‘Republicanism’, in A Companion to Milton, ed. Thomas N. Corns (Oxford: Blackwell, 2001), pp. 294-308. (This volume was a winner of the Irene Samuel Memorial Award of the Milton Society of America.)
  • ‘Bacon’s “Of simulation and dissimulation”’, in A Companion to English Renaissance Literature and Culture, ed. Michael Hattaway (Oxford: Blackwell, 2000), pp. 233-40.
  • ‘Literature, war, and politics, 1642-1668’, in A Companion to Literature from Milton to Blake, ed. David Womersley (Oxford: Blackwell, 2000), pp. 3-19.
  • ‘John Milton, Areopagitica’, in A Companion to Literature from Milton to Blake, ed. David Womersley (Oxford: Blackwell, 2000), pp. 151-8.
  • (with Warren Chernaik), ‘Introduction’, in Marvell and Liberty, ed. Warren Chernaik and Martin Dzelzainis (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1999), pp. 1-22.
  • ‘Marvell and the earl of Castlemaine’, in Marvell and Liberty, ed. Warren Chernaik and Martin Dzelzainis (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1999), pp. 290-312.
  • ‘“Incendiaries of the state”: Charles I and tyranny’, in The Royal Image: Representations of Charles I, ed. Thomas N. Corns (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999), pp. 74-95.
  • ‘Milton’s politics’, in The Cambridge Companion to Milton, ed. Dennis Danielson, second edition (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999), pp. 70-83.
  • ‘Shakespeare and political thought’, in A Companion to Shakespeare, ed. David Scott Kastan (Oxford: Blackwell, 1999), pp. 100-16.
  • ‘Milton and the limits of Ciceronian rhetoric’, in English Renaissance Prose: History, Language, and Politics, ed. Neil Rhodes, Medieval & Renaissance Texts and Studies 164 (Tempe, AZ: University of Arizona Press, 1997), pp. 203-26.
  • ‘Edward Hyde and Thomas Hobbes’s Elements of Law, Natural and Politic’, in Hobbes, ed. John Dunn and Ian Harris, Great Political Thinkers 8, 3 vols. (Cheltenham and Lyme, NH: Edward Elgar, 1997), III, 92-106.
  • ‘Milton’s classical republicanism’, in Milton and Republicanism, ed. David Armitage, Armand Himy and Quentin Skinner, Ideas in Context (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995), pp. 3-24. (This volume was a winner of the Irene Samuel Memorial Award of the Milton Society of America.)
  • ‘Milton and the Protectorate in 1658’, in Milton and Republicanism, ed. David Armitage, Armand Himy and Quentin Skinner, Ideas in Context (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995), pp. 181-205.

Articles in journals

  • Marvell, Sir Peter Pett, Bishop Thomas Barlow and the projected Works of Lucius Cary, Viscount Falkland’, Marvell Studies, 6.2 (2014), 26-8.

  • ‘T. S. Eliot’s The Waste Land and the other Margate Sands’, Notes and Queries, 61.4 (2014), 590-91.

  • ‘Milton, Pierre Du Moulin, and the authorship of Regii sanguinis clamor ad coelum adversus parricidas Anglicanos (1652)’, Notes and Queries, 60.4 (2013), 537-8

  • 'Andrew Marvell, Edward Nelthorpe, and the Province of West New Jersey’, Andrew Marvell Newsletter, 5.1 (2013), 20-25.

  • ‘Andrew Marvell and George Villiers, Second Duke of Buckingham’, Explorations in Renaissance Culture, 36.2 (2011), 151-69.
  • ‘Dating and meaning: Samson Agonistes and the “Digression” to Milton’s History of Britain’, Milton Studies, 48 (2008), 160-77.
  • ‘Andrew Marvell and the restoration literary underground: printing the painter poems’, The Seventeenth Century, 22.2 (2007), 395-410.
  • ‘“The feminine part of every rebellion”: Francis Bacon on sedition and libel, and the beginning of ideology’, Huntington Library Quarterly, special issue on ‘Railing Rhymes’: Politics and Poetry in Early Modern England, ed. Andrew McCrae, 69.1 (2006), 139-52.
  • ‘History and ideology: Milton, the Levellers, and the Council of State in 1649’, Huntington Library Quarterly, special issue on The Uses of Early Modern History, ed. Paulina Kewes, 68.1 & 2 (2005), 269-287.
  • (with Annabel Patterson), ‘Marvell and the earl of Anglesey: a chapter in the history of reading’, Historical Journal, 44 (2001), 703-26.
  • ‘Albertus Warren on Milton and toleration: an unnoticed allusion’, Notes and Queries, 244 (1999), 335-6.
  • ‘Robert Ferguson on Andrew Marvell: an unnoticed allusion’, Notes and Queries, 244 (1999), 340-41.
  • ‘John Warly on Milton’s Treatise of Civil Power and Marvell’s Mr. Smirke: unnoticed allusions’, Notes and Queries, 244 (1999), 341-4.
  • ‘Authors “not unknown” in Milton’s Tetrachordon’, Notes and Queries, 243 (1998), 44-7.
  • Paradise Lost II.4 and Seneca’s Hercules Furens’, Notes and Queries, 243 (1998), 49-50.
  • Antony and Cleopatra, 1.iii.103-5 and Spenser’s Ruines of Rome’, Notes and Queries, 243 (1998), 345-6.
  • ‘Milton and Sir Francis Bacon’s A Wise and Moderate Discourse, Concerning Church Affaires (1641)’, Notes and Queries, 242 (1997), 182-5.
  • ‘An allusion to Milton in The Transproser Rehears’d (1673)’, Notes and Queries, 239 (1994), 172-3.
  • ‘Juvenal, Charles X Gustavus and Milton’s letter to Richard Jones’, The Seventeenth Century, 9 (1994), 25-34.
  • ‘A phantom textual crux in Milton’s Tenure of Kings and Magistrates’, Notes and Queries, 237 (1992), 456-9.
  • ‘Milton’s Of True Religion and the Earl of Castlemaine’, The Seventeenth Century, 7 (1992), 53-69.
  • ‘Milton’s editions of Bucer and Zwingli’, Notes and Queries, 235 (1990), 278-9.
  • ‘“Undouted realities”: Clarendon on sacrilege’, Historical Journal, 33 (1990), 515-40.
  • ‘Milton, Macbeth, and Buchanan’, The Seventeenth Century, 4 (1989), 53-66.
  • ‘Edward Hyde and Thomas Hobbes’s Elements of Law, Natural and Politic’, Historical Journal, 32 (1989), 303-17.
  • ‘Samuel Daniel and Giovanni Pico della Mirandola’s letter to Ermolao Barbaro’, Notes and Queries, 233 (1988), 487-8.

Reviews

  • Barbara K. Lewalski, The Life of John Milton: A Critical Biography (Oxford: Blackwell, 2000), in Modern Language Review, 98.3 (2003), 685-6.
  • John N. King, Milton and religious controversy. Satire and polemic in ‘Paradise Lost’ (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2000), Journal of Ecclesiastical History, 53 (2002), 398-9.
  • Lana Cable, Carnal Rhetoric: Milton’s Iconoclasm and the Poetics of Desire (Durham and London: Duke University Press, 1995); Harold Skulsky, Justice in the Dock: Milton’s Experimental Tragedy (Newark and London: University of Delaware Press, 1995), Modern Language Review, 93.1 (1998), 187-8.
  • Laura Lunger Knoppers, Historicizing Milton: Spectacle, Power, and Poetry in Restoration England (Athens and London: University of Georgia Press, 1994), Modern Language Review, 91.4 (1996), 970-71.
  • Stephen R. Honeygosky, Milton’s House of God: The Invisible and Visible Church (Columbia and London: University of Missouri Press, 1993), Modern Language Review, 91.1 (1996), 195-6.
  • John T. Shawcross, John Milton: The Self and the World (Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1993); John Reichert, Milton’s Wisdom: Nature and Scripture in ‘Paradise Lost’ (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1992); Lucy Newlyn ‘Paradise Lost’ and the Romantic Reader (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1993); James P. Driscoll, The Unfolding God of Milton and Jung (Lexington: University of Kentucky Press, 1993), The Yearbook of English Studies, 25 (1995), 281-4.
  • David Loewenstein, Milton and the Drama of History: Historical Vision, Iconoclasm, and the Literary Imagination (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990), The Yearbook of English Studies, 23 (1993), 346-7.
  • ‘Marvell transpos’d’, English, 33 (1984), 139-45.

Share this page:

Contact Us

English,
University of Leicester,
University Road,
Leicester, LE1 7RH.

T: 0116 252 2620
E: SchoolofArts@leicester.ac.uk

 

Accessibility

AccessAble logo

The University of Leicester is committed to equal access to our facilities. DisabledGo has a detailed accessibility guide for the Attenborough Tower.