Biography

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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

News and Events

  • April 2021: The most recent issue of Marvell Studies (vol. 6, no. 1) has just appeared. It contains an essay by Alex Garganigo on the reception and adaptation of “To His Coy Mistress” in science fiction and fantasy since 1950.  In addition, this issue contains reviews of Patrick McGrath’s Early Modern Asceticism (by Daniel Juan Gil) and Steven Zwicker’s John Dryden: Selected Writings (by Ryan Hackenbracht).

Acts of Reading

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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