Seventeenth- Century literature, especially Shakespeare, Jonson, and Milton; political radicalism, then and now; eighteenth-century novel; early American literature; rhetoric
Current Project: “Toward Latinitas: Revising the Defensio” (forthcoming article).
Recent publications include:
Teaching the Beatles. Edited essay collection, Routledge, 2018.
“‘Quid nomine populi intelligi velimus’: Defining the People in Milton’s ‘Second Defense'” in Milton Studies 36, 2006.
mandolins; “The Simpsons”; and the Arsenal Football Club