Professor Richard McCabe

Early modern literature in its historical and intellectual contexts, especially poetry and drama; Edmund Spenser's engagement with Gaelic Ireland, the dynamics of Tudor and Jacobean patronage, the aesthetics of Renaissance tragedy.

Elected 2007

2007
History, Literature

Current post

Professor of English Language and Literature, University of Oxford, Fellow of Merton College

Past appointments

Merton College University of Oxford Professor of English Language and Literature, University of Oxford, Fellow of Merton College

Jan 1993 -

Merton College University of Oxford Professor of English Language and Literature, University of Oxford, Fellow of Merton College

Jan 1993 -

Trinity College, Dublin Fellow of Trinity College Dublin

Jan 1992 - Jan 1993

Trinity College, Dublin Lecturer

Jan 1986 - Jan 1992

University College Dublin Lecturer

Jan 1982 - Jan 1986

Pembroke College University of Cambridge Pembroke College, Cambridge University, Drapers' Research Fellow

Jan 1978 - Jan 1982

Publications

The Pillars of Eternity: Time and Providence in 'The Faerier Queene' 1987

Incest, Drama, and Nature's Law 1993

Spenser's Monstrous Regiment: Elizabethan Ireland and the Poetics of Difference 2002

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