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
Interim Associate Dean for Humanities & Interdisciplinary Programs, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Professor, Program in Medieval Studies
Professor, Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory
Perry, C. (2020). Shakespeare and Senecan Tragedy. Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108866316
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. (2019). New Directions After Decorum: Self-Performance and Political Liminality in Antony and Cleopatra. In D. Lovascio (Ed.), Antony and Cleopatra: A Critical Reader (pp. 113-132). (Arden Early Modern Drama Guides). The Arden Shakespeare. https://doi.org/10.5040/9781350049932.ch-005
Perry, C. (2020). Gregorio Correr, James Calfhill, and the Early Elizabethan Affordances of Senecan Tragedy. Translation and Literature, 29(1), 117-135. https://doi.org/10.3366/tal.2020.0412
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