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B.A., 1991, Columbia University
M.A., 1995, University of Chicago
Ph.D., 2002, University of Chicago
Joshua Phillips focuses primarily, in his teaching and research, on the literature of the early modern period (1380-1660) in England and Europe. His areas of specialty include Shakespeare, Spenser, sixteenth-century prose fiction, law and literature, and religion and literature. He is currently at work on a project concerning literature and monasticism in post-Reformation England.
- English Fictions of Communal Identity, 1485-1603. Aldershot: Ashgate Press, 2010.
- "Idleness and Monasticism in Spenser's Late Poetry," SEL, Winter 2014.
- "Labors Lost: The Work of Devotion in Tudor England," Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, 44:1, Winter 2014, pp. 45-68.
- "Review Essay: Early Modern Community," Journal of Early Modern Cultural Studies, 13.3, Summer 2013, pp. 151-165.
- "Chronicles of Wasted Time: Anthony Munday, Romance, and Literary Labor," ELH, 73.4, Winter 2006, pp. 781-803.
- "Plays, Printing, and Publics," The Book in the Age of Theater: 1550-1700, Exhibition Catalogue, ed. Larry Norman (University of Chicago Press, 2001).
- "Humanism," The Book in the Age of Theater: 1550-1700, Exhibition Catalogue, ed. Larry Norman (University of Chicago Press, 2001).
- "Staking Claims to Utopia: Thomas More, Fiction, and Intellectual Property," Material Culture and Cultural Materialism in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, ed. Curtis Perry (Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, 2001).
- "'Th'Intertraffique of the Minde': Publishing John Florio's Translation of Montaigne's Essais." Montaigne Studies, 11, Autumn 1999, 209-232.