Faculty

Leah Whittington | John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Humanities


Education: B.A. 2002 Harvard University
Ph.D. 2011 Princeton University


Phone: 617-496-0291
lwhittington@fas.harvard.edu
Office Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays 12­–1pm or by appointment
Office: Barker 275

Interests:

Early Modern English Literature; Classical Tradition and Reception; Continental Renaissance; Neo-Latin; Milton.

Selected Works:

Renaissance Suppliants (Oxford University Press, 2016); “Milton’s Poetics of Supplication” (Milton Studies 55, 2014);  “Shakespeare’s Vergil: Empathy and The Tempest” in ed. Patrick Gray and John Cox, Shakespeare and Renaissance Ethics (Cambridge University Press, 2014), 98-120; “John Hales’ Funeral Oration for Thomas Bodley: An Edited Translation” (with Daniel Blank), Bodleian Library Record 25:2 (October 2012): 144-182; “Vergil’s Nisus and the Language of Self-Sacrifice in Paradise Lost,” Modern Philology 107:4 (2010): 588-606.

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