Ryan Netzley is Professor of English at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. He is also the editor of Marvell Studies. His research focuses on Renaissance lyric poetry, critical and poststructuralist theory, poetics and reading practices, and Reformation theology. Continue reading
2022 Conference on John Milton
The 2022 Conference on John Milton is next week: June 21-23. It features plenary presenations by Feisal Mohamed and Steven Zwicker, as well as a the Geraghty Symposium on race, gender, and power. The conference is part of the Symposium on Medieval and Renaissance Studies at Saint Louis University. The full program and registration information are available at the SMRS website.
For more information, please contact Sara van den Berg (firstname.lastname@example.org), Jonathan Sawday (email@example.com), or Ryan Netzley (firstname.lastname@example.org)
For the conference poster, click on the image below.
News and Events
- December 2022: Marvell Studies 7.2 has just been published. It contains an essay by Brendan Prawdzik on hunting and the notion of interpretive entrapment in Upon Appleton House. It also includes an article from Martin Dzelzainis on the edition of the early church historians that Marvell used when composing the Short Historical Essay, as well as reviews of Anita Gilman Sherman’s Skepticism in Early Modern Literature: The Problems and Pleasures of Doubt (by Jonathan Koch) and Feisal G. Mohamed’s Sovereignty: Seventeenth-Century England and the Making of the Modern Political Imaginary (by Ben LaBreche).
Lyric Apocalypse: Milton, Marvell, and the Nature of Events is available via Fordham University Press’s site. Reviews have appeared in Renaissance and Reformation, Renaissance Quarterly, Milton Quarterly, SEL: Studies in English Literature, Literature and Theology, and the Andrew Marvell Newsletter.
Reading, Desire, and the Eucharist
Reading, Desire, and the Eucharist in Early Modern Religious Poetry (2011) is available via the University of Toronto Press. It’s been reviewed in the following journals: Modern Philology, Year’s Work in English Studies, Seventeenth-Century News, Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies, and Divinity Magazine.
Acts of Reading
Acts of Reading: Interpretation, Reading Practices, and the Idea of the Book in John Foxe’s Actes and Monuments, co-edited with Thomas P. Anderson, is available from the University of Delaware Press, via Rowman and Littlefield. Contributors to the volume explore the relationship between digital and early modern texts and their impact on reading practices. It’s been reviewed in Prose Studies, SEL, Renaissance Quarterly, and Renaissance and Reformation.