About the Author
Garrett A. Sullivan, Jr. is Professor of English at Penn State University. He is the author of The drama of landscape: land, property, and social relations on the early modern stage (1998) and Memory and forgetting in English Renaissance drama: Shakespeare, Marlowe, Webster (2005).
Alan Stewart is Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, and International Director of the Centre for Editing Lives and Letters, University of London. He is the author of Close Readers: Humanism and Sodomy in Early Modern England (1997), and Shakespeare's Letters (2008), and editor of volume I of the Oxford Francis Bacon, Early writings, 1584-1596 (forthcoming).
Rebecca Lemon is Associate Professor of English at the University of Southern California. She is author of Treason by words: literature, law, and rebellion in Shakespeare's England (2006) and one of the editors for The Blackwell companion to literature and the Bible (2009).
Nicholas McDowell is Associate Professor of English at the University of Exeter. His publications include Poetry and allegiance in the English Civil Wars: Marvell and the cause of wit (2008), and he is co-editor for The Oxford handbook of Milton (2009).
Jennifer Richards is head of the School of English Literature, Language, and Linguistics, and Professor of Early Modern Literature and Culture at Newcastle University. Her publications include Rhetoric (2007) in the New Critical Idiom series.