Jonathan V. Crewe

Academic Appointments

Professor of English and Comparative Literature
Leon D. Black Professor in Shakespearean Studies

206 Sanborn
HB 6032
M.A. University of Natal
Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley

Selected publications

“Disorderly Love: Sodomy Revisited in Marlowe’s Edward II,” Criticism , 51, 3 (Summer 2010): 385-399

“Elegy in Drama, 1590-1640,” The Oxford Handbook of Eleg y, ed. Karen Weisman (New York: Oxford University Press, 2010): 518-23

“Believing the Impossible: Aethiopika as Critical Romance”, Modern Philology , 104:6 (2009) 601-16.

“Drawn in Color: Aethiopkia in European Painting,” Word and Image , 25:2 (2009) 129-42.

“Can Polemic Be Ethical? A Response to Michel Foucault”in Polemic: Critical or Uncritical, Essays from the English Institute , J Gallop (ed.), (2004), 135-152.

The Complete Pelican Shakespeare , contributing editor with introductions of“Coriolanus,”“Narrative Poems,”“Twelfth Night,”“Measure for Measure,”“Troilus and Cressida,”and“Henry VIII,”(2002).

Acts of Memory: Cultural Recall in the Present , edited with M Bal and L Spitzer, (1999).

"Reading Horatio," Shakespeare Quarterly, 62,2 (Summer, 2011): 271-278.

"Christ's Teares and the Jews" (forthcoming in The Age of Nashe, ed. Joan Pong Linton, Stephen Guy-Bray, and Steve Mentz).

 “Reclaiming Character?” Shakespeare Studies, xxxiv (2006): 35-41.

"What Does Matter Want? Irigaray, Plotinus, and the Human Condition," Luce Irigaray and Premodern Culture: Thresholds of History, ed. Elizabeth Harvey and Theresa Krier (New York: Routledge, 2005): 38-52.

"2 Henry IV," New Approaches to Shakespeare's Works, ed. Richard Dutton and Jean Howard (Oxford: Blackwell's, 2003): 432-50.

"Black Hamlet: Psychoanalysis on Trial in South Africa," Poetics Today 22 (Summer 2001): 413-33. [MLA prize for best special-issue journal of 2001].

"Punctuating Shakespeare," Shakespeare Studies, 28 (2000): 23-41.

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Works in progress

Shakespeare in the Literary History of Sexuality