Lori Humphrey Newcomb

Associate Professor

Research Interests

Early modern prose fiction and drama; popular print culture; theories of representation, performance, and difference


Ph.D. (English), Duke University; B.A. (British Studies), Yale University

Additional Campus Affiliations

Associate Professor, Gender and Women's Studies
Associate Professor, Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory

Recent Publications

Newcomb, L. H. (2018). Cross-sections (2): 1596-1600. In T. Keymer (Ed.), The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 1: Prose Fiction in English from the Origins of Print to 1750 (pp. 55-72). Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780199580033.003.0004

Newcomb, L. H. (2018). Toward a Sustainable Source Study. In D. A. Britton, & M. Walter (Eds.), Rethinking Shakespeare Source Study: Audiences, Authors, and Digital Technologies (Routledge Studies in Shakespeare). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315649061-9

Newcomb, L. H. (2016). Audiences. In B. R. Smith (Ed.), The Cambridge Guide to the Worlds of Shakespeare: The World's Shakespeare, 1660–Present (Vol. 2, pp. 1483-1493). Cambridge University Press.

Newcomb, L. H. (2016). “Hor nam is Frances”: A book collector writing her life. Paper presented at The Idea of a Life, 1500-1700, Oxford, United Kingdom.

Doskey, A. V., & Newcomb, L. H. (2015, Sep). Pirates of the Press: Case Studies in the Prehistory of Copyright. The Rare Book & Manuscript Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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