Early modern English literature and culture, with an emphasis upon literature's participation in political debate; Senecan tragedy; classical reception; historicist criticism; drama.
Early British literature; history of drama; renaissance drama; Shakespeare; Milton; other interesting things!
Additional Campus Affiliations
Professor, Program in Medieval Studies
Professor, Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory
Perry, C. (2015). Seneca and the Modernity of Hamlet. Illinois Classical Studies, 40(2), 407-429. https://doi.org/10.5406/illiclasstud.40.2.0407
Perry, C. (2019). Senecan Belatedness and Titus Andronicus. In F. Karim-Cooper (Ed.), Titus Andronicus: The State of Play (pp. 15-35). (The Arden Shakespeare). Bloomsbury Publishing.
Perry, C. (2016). Seneca and English Political Culture. In R. M. Smuts (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of the Age of Shakespeare (pp. 306-321). Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199660841.013.18
Perry, C. (2006). Literature and favoritism in early modern England. Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511483875
Perry, C. (1997). The making of Jacobean culture: James I and the renegotiation of Elizabethan literary practice. Cambridge University Press.
Perry, C. (2016). Recent studies in Tudor and Stuart drama. SEL - Studies in English Literature, 56(2), 435-483. https://doi.org/10.1353/sel.2016.0020
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