Specialty Area: Milton, 16th- and 17th-century British literature, Marxism and theory
Office #: Crown Center 463
B.A., U. of Illinois at Urbana (1975)
Ph.D., Yale University (1981)
Sixteenth- and Seventeenth-Century British Literature; Milton; Utopia and science fiction; Marxism and cultural theory
"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.