Hugh Jenkins

Professor (Ph.D. Cornell)

Seventeenth-Century British Literature

Contact Information:
Office: Karp Hall, 207
Phone: 518.366.7112

Teaching and Interests

Specialties and interests: Seventeenth- Century literature, especially Shakespeare, Jonson, and Milton; political radicalism, then and now; eighteenth-century novel; early American literature; rhetoric; mandolins; “The Simpsons”; and the Arsenal Football Club.


Current Project: “Toward Latinitas: Revising the Defensio” (forthcoming article).

Recent publications include:

Teaching the Beatles. Edited essay collection, Routledge, 2018.

“‘Quid nomine populi intelligi velimus’: Defining the People in Milton’s ‘Second Defense'” in Milton Studies 36, 2006.

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