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Bibliography for the MacCaffrey Award

Bibliography for MacCaffrey Award


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Bain, A. Watson. A Book of Poetry from Spenser to Bridges. Cambridge UP.  2012.

Beshero-Bondar, Elisa. Women, Epic, and Transition in British Romanticism. Newark, DE; Uof Delaware P; 2011.

Betteridge, Tom. Literature and Politics in the English Reformation Manchester UP. 2012. 

Campana, Joseph .The Pain of Reformation: Spenser, Vulnerability, and the Ethics of Masculinity. New York, NY; Fordham UP; 2012.

Church, Richard William. Spenser. Cambridge UP. 2011.

Danner, Bruce. Edmund Spenser’s War on Lord Burghley. New York, NY; Palgrave Macmillan; 2011.

Feather, Jennifer. Writing Combat and the Self in Early Modern English Literature: The Pen and the Sword New York, NY; Palgrave Macmillan; 2011.

Guenther, Genevieve. Magical Imaginations: Instrumental Aesthetics in the English Renaissance.Toronto, ON. U of Toronto P. 2012.

Hadfield, Andrew. Edmund Spenser: A Life. Oxford, England; Oxford UP; 2012.

Helfer, Rebeca. Spenser’s Ruins and the Art of Recollection. Toronto, ON; U of Toronto P; 2012.

Kezar, Dennis. Guilty Creatures: Renaissance Poetry and the Ethics of Authorship.  Oxford UP. 2011.

Klingelhofer, Eric. Castles and Colonists: An Archaeology of Elizabethan Ireland Manchester UP. 2011.

Knapp, James A. Image Ethics in Shakespeare and Spenser. New York, NY;  PalgraveMacmillan; 2011.

Kuzner, James. Open Subjects: English Renaissance Republicans, Modern Selfhoods and the Virtue of Vulnerability  Edinburgh, Scotland; Edinburgh UP; 2011.

Landreth, David. The Face of Mammon.  Oxford UP. 2012.

Lethbridge, J.B. Shakespeare and Spenser: Attractive Opposites.  Manchester UP. 2011.

Machosky, Brenda.  Structures of Appearing: Allegory and the Work of Literature. Oxford UP. 2012.

Mann, Jenny C. Outlaw Rhetoric: Figuring Vernacular Eloquence in Shakespeare’s England. Ithaca, NY; Cornell UP; 2012.

Mattison, Andrew. The Unimagined in the English Renaissance: Poetry and the Limits of Mimesis. Fairleigh Dickinson UP. 2012.

McCabe, Richard. The Oxford Handbook of Edmund Spenser. Oxford UP. 2011. 

Nievergelt, Marco. Allegorical Questions: From Deguileville to Spenser. Woodbridge, England. Brewer; 2012.

Passannante, Gerard. The Lucretian Renaissance: Philology and the Afterlife of Tradition. Chicago UP. 2011.

Perkins, Nicholas; Wiggins, Alison. The Romance of the Middle Ages.  Bodleian Library. Chicago UP.  2012.

Sanchez, Melissa. Erotic Subjects: The Sexuality of Politics in Early Modern English Literature. Oxford UP. 2011.

Sharpe, Kevin; Zwicker, Steven. Writing Lives: Biography and Textuality, Identity and Representation in Early Modern England. Oxford UP. 2012.

Sullivan, Garrett A.  Sleep, Romance, and Human Embodiment. Cambridge UP. 2012.

Tondro, Jason. Superheroes of the Round Table: Comics Connections to Medieval and Renaissance Literature. Jefferson, NC; McFarland; 2011.

Vaught, Jennifer C. Carnival and Literature in Early Modern England. Surrey, England; Ashgate; 2012.

Werth, Tiffany Jo. The Fabulous Dark Cloister: Romance in England after the Reformation. Baltimore, MD; Johns Hopkins UP; 2011.

Wheatley, Chloe. Epic, Epitome, and the Early Modern Historical Imagination Burlington, VT; Ashgate; 2011.

Zurcher, Andrew. Edmund Spenser’s The Faerie Queene: A Reading Guide. Edinburgh, Scotland; Edinburgh UP; 2011.



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