Leah Whittington | John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Humanities
Ph.D. 2011 Princeton University
Office Hours: Tuesdays & Thursdays 12–1pm or by appointment
Office: Barker 275
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.