Professor John Kerrigan Publishes New Book: ‘Shakespeare’s Binding Language’

Professor John Kerrigan’s new book Shakespeare’s Binding Language will be published this month with Oxford University Press. The work, a state-of-the-art intervention into Shakespeare studies, offers a transformative account of a large number of Shakespeare’s plays. Making interdisciplinary use of historical, legal, and religious sources, Shakespeare’s Binding Language engages with new ideas about performance and ‘performativity’. “a massive, complicated and brilliant interpretation […]

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Peter De Bolla Wins Robert Lowry Patten Award

We congratulate Professor Peter de Bolla, who has won the annual Robert Lowry Patten Award, awarded by the journal SEL: Studies in English Literature 1500-1900 for the most outstanding recent contribution to British literary studies of the Restoration and Eighteenth Century. The award is for his book The Architecture of Concepts: The Historical Formation of […]

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Prof Steven Connor on The Verb, 14 March 2014

Professor Steven Connor will be talking about his new book, Beyond Words: Sobs, Hums, Stutters and Other Vocalisations, on BBC Radio 3’s The Verb at 22.00, Friday 14th March. See also: The Times The Times Literary Supplement Textual Practice  

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