Leah Whittington

Leah Whittington

Professor of English

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

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.



Contact Information

Office: Barker 275
p: 617-496-0291
Office Hours: Please use this link to schedule appointments: https://calendly.com/leahwhittington