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MemberPaula Loscocco

…“‘You who in your selves do comprehend all’: Notes Toward a Study of Queer Union in Katherine Philips and John Milton.” Women’s Writing 23 (2016).  Reprinted in Marie-Louise Coolahan and Gillian Wright, ed.  Katherine Phillips: Form, Reception and Literary Contexts (Routledge, 2018).

Phillis Wheatley’s Miltonic Poetics. Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

Paula Loscocco writes mostly about John Milton and early women writers. She teaches courses in early modern and eighteenth-century literature, classical and biblical traditions, composition, and English teaching and careers. Her current research explores the writing life in Milton, Katherine Philips, Phillis Wheatley and Mary Montagu.

MemberMohammed Imtiyaz Khan

I am an Indian presently teaching in Saudi Arabia. I’m interested in Poetry of William Wordsworth, John Milton and Shakespeare’s Sonnets.
British literature of the long eighteenth century.Writings of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.The English Romantic Period, Comparative Studies in Romanticism and the 19th Century. Graphology: Apart from teaching poetry I do handwriting analysis, you can find out more about it on my FB page ” Graphology – Handwriting Discovers Personality “.

MemberAshley Roach

Literature, Literary Theory, Literary Criticism, John Milton, Feminist Theory, Mary Shelley, Charlotte Brontë, Mary Wollstonecraft, Seventeenth Century English Literature, Seventeenth Century, Seventeenth and eighteenth-century women writers, women moral philosophers, Regency England, Eighteenth-Century literature, Restoration and Eighteenth-Century English Literature, British Eighteenth-Century Literature and Culture, Nineteenth Century Studies, Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture, Oscar Wilde, Lucy Hutchinson, Postmodern Literary Theory and Popular Culture, George Eliot, Queer Theory, Feminist theory and Gender Studies, Queer theory, Sexuality, postructuralist theory, Media, Popular culture, Film, Literature, Postmodern Literature, Rape in Literature, Female Writers and Milton, 17th Century British (Literature), 18th Century Gender Identity, Gender Studies, Feminism, Gothic Literature, Shelley Circle, Authorship and Identity, Frankenstein, English Romanticism, 18th Century British Literature, Modern Fashion and Historical Silhouettes, Alexander McQueen, Perceptions and reflections of mental illness in western society as indicated in literature, Science and Romanticism, and Digital archiving, electronic literacy and the expanding intellectual discourse across classes

MemberZhixi Wang

Zhixi Wang is Associate Professor of Comparative Literature at Shantou University, with a joint appointment in the Department of Chinese Language and Literature and the Center for Religious Culture Studies ( He received his PhD (2017) in Religious Studies from The Chinese University of Hong Kong. He specializes in religion and literature, with particular interests in the Bible as literature in China, biblical reception in Chinese history, and representation of Christianity in Chinese literature. He has published some thirty scholarly articles, including articles in the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, Religions, Sino-Christian Studies, and Logos & Pneuma. He is working on a book project investigating the rise of Christian literature in twentieth-century China. It examines the ways the Bible-as-literature movement emerged in China since the 1920s, Christian/Hebrew and Chinese literature were juxtaposed and compared/contrasted, and the epics of John Milton was translated into Chinese.

MemberBrooke Conti

Brooke Conti works on literature and religion in post-Reformation England. Her book, Confessions of Faith in Early Modern England, was published by the University of Pennsylvania Press in 2014; it explores the paradoxical relationship between autobiography and polemic in an age of religious conflict. Recent or forthcoming articles include work on Shakespeare, Milton, and Donne in venues including Renaissance Quarterly, Modern Philology, and Milton Studies. Currently, she is working on a second monograph, tentatively entitled Religious Nostalgia from Shakespeare to Milton, and a scholarly edition of Thomas Browne’s Religio Medici, which she is co-editing with Reid Barbour for Oxford University Press as part of OUP’s Complete Works of Thomas Browne. Conti’s research has been supported by short-term research fellowships at the Folger Shakespeare Library, the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center, the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, and the Princeton University Library Rare Books Collection. She is also a recipient of a Distinguished Publication Award from the John Donne Society.

MemberHugh M. Richmond

…ys, New York: Random House, 1967

Shakespeare’s Sexual Comedy, New York: Bobbs-Merrill, 1972

Renaissance Landscapes: English Lyrics in a European Tradition, Hague: Mouton, 1973

The Christian Revolutionary: John Milton, Berkeley, University of  California Press, 1974

Puritans and Libertines: Anglo-French Literary Relations  in the  Reformation, Berkeley, University of California Press, 1981

Shakespeare in Performan…

I head the U.C.B. Shakespeare Program which develops audio-visual/digital materials for the teaching of Shakespeare such as the video documentaries “Shakespeare and the Globe” (distributed by Films for the Humanities),and “Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre Restored” and “Shakespeare and the Spanish Connection” (both distributed by TMW Media). In addition to the above-cited web site, “Shakespeare’s Staging,” we have also developed Milton material, such as the documentary “Milton by Himself” (Films for the Humanities) and a website:

MemberJohn Garrison

John S. Garrison is Associate Professor of English at Grinnell College, where he teaches courses on early modern literature and culture. He is also co-editor of two essay collections, Sexuality and Memory in Early Modern England: Literature and the Erotics of Recollection (co-edited with Kyle Pivetti, Routledge, 2015) and Making Milton: Writing, Publication, Reception (co-edited with Emma Depledge and Marissa Nicosia, forthcoming from Oxford University Press). His books include Shakespeare at Peace (with Kyle Pivetti, Routledge, 2018) and Shakespeare and the Afterlife (Oxford University Press, 2019). He is currently completing a monograph entitled “The Pleasures of Memory in Shakespeare’s Sonnets” (under contract with Oxford University Press).