office: 210 Tate Hall
Anne Myers specializes in the literature of Renaissance England, with a particular emphasis on the seventeenth century. Her book, Literature and Architecture in Early Modern England is forthcoming from Johns Hopkins University Press and treats a variety of sixteenth- and seventeenth-century texts by a range of authors, including William Camden, Ben Jonson, Andrew Marvell, George Herbert, Anne Clifford, and John Evelyn. Other research interests include post-Reformation ecclesiology and local history, along with the rise of antiquarianism and amateur history in the post-Reformation period.
Anne's teaching interests include Shakespeare, Milton, Renaissance Drama, and seventeenth-century poetry and religious literature. In her spare time, she enjoys biking, hiking,and watching reality television. She thinks about John Milton at least once a day, even during the summer.
- B.A. Pomona College
- Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
- "Restoring 'The Church-porch': George Herbert's Architectural Style" ELR 40 (2010): 427-57
- "Father John Gerard's Object Lessons: Relics and Catholic Devotional Objects in 'Autobiography of A Hunted Priest'" Catholic Culture in Early Modern England U of Notre Dame Press, 2007, pp.216-35
- "Construction Sites: The Architecture of Anne Clifford's Diaries" ELH 73 (2007): 581-600
- English 2166: Shakespeare for Beginners
- English 3117: "The Problem of Knowledge in Renaissance Drama"
- English 3200: Survey of British Literature to 1784
- English 4167/7167: Shakespeare, Tragedies and Romances
- English 4166: Shakespeare, Comedies and Histories
- English 4167/7167: Milton
- English 4240/7240: Restoration & 18th Century Literature
- English 4970: Capstone "London and Literature"
- English 8001: Professional Writing Seminar
- English 8001: Job Market Boot Camp
- English 8230: Seventeenth-Century Poetry