Dr Robert Stagg

Publications

Forthcoming 2018, ‘Shakespeare’s Bewitching Line’, Shakespeare Survey

Forthcoming 2018, 'Against “the music of poetry”’, The Edinburgh Companion to Literature and Music, ed. Delia da Sousa Correa (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press)Against “the music of poetry”’, The Edinburgh Companion to Literature and Music, ed. Delia da Sousa Correa (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press)

Forthcoming 2018, ‘The even road of a blank verse’, Reading the Road in Early Modern England, ed. Lisa Hopkins and William Angus (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press)

2015, ‘Shakespeare’s Feet: Puns, Metre, Meaning’, Literature Compass, 12.3

2015, ‘Shakespeare’s Rhythmic Education’, Drama and Pedagogy in Medieval and Early Modern England, ed. Elisabeth Dutton and James McBain (Tübingen: Narr Francke Attempto) [printed conference paper]

2014, ‘Wordsworth, Pope, and Writing After Bathos’, Essays in Criticism, 64.1

I review for the TLS (recent reviews have included books by Stanley Wells, Richard Wilson, Will Tosh and Catherine Bates), including a broader piece on Philip Sidney’s Defence of Poesy (available here: https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/private/planet-like-music/) and have worked as a contemporary fiction reviewer for The Sunday Telegraph and The Economist. I have also reviewed for Renaissance Studies (see for example ‘The Work of Form’, 30.3 (2015)) and have written non-specialist pieces for The Literary London Journal (13.2, 2017), Around the Globe magazine (2016), the Journal of the Northern Renaissance (online, 2016), the Bodleian Library’s ‘Sprint for Shakespeare’s series (2013) and Don’t Do It magazine (online, 2014).

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