Tony Cousins

Emeritus Professor

1979 …2018
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Biography

Tony Cousins is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities and a Member of the Order of Australia. He has published fourteen books in America and England, including monographs on Thomas More, Shakespeare's non-dramatic verse, and on religious verse of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
He has published many articles, all in refereed and, for the most part, international journals. He is on the Editorial Board of Moreana, the international journal of More and Erasmus studies, and is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Language, Literature and Culture.His research interests include the literature and culture of early modern England, the historiography of the history of ideas, and utopian narrative. He has been a Visiting Adjunct Professor at the Renaissance Studies Center at the University of Massachusetts, a Visiting Scholar at Princeton and at Penn State, and a Library Fellow at the Library of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he was also an Honorary Fellow at the Institute for Research in the Humanities. He holds doctorates in both English Literature and Political Theory.

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Research Outputs 1979 2018

Davenant's Macbeth: soliloquy, counter-revolution and restoration

Cousins, A. D. & Napton, D., 2018, Shakespeare and the soliloquy in early modern English drama. Cousins, A. D. & Derrin, D. (eds.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, p. 195-204 10 p.

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Hamlet and Of Truth: humanism and the disingenuous soliloquy

Cousins, A. D., 2018, Shakespeare and the soliloquy in early modern English drama. Cousins, A. D. & Derrin, D. (eds.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, p. 93-104 12 p.

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Indecorum, compromised authority and the sovereign body politic in The Fortunes of Nigel and The Heart of Mid-Lothian

Cousins, A. D. & Napton, D., 2018, In : Journal of English Studies. 16, p. 27-46 20 p.

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Introduction

Cousins, A. D. & Derrin, D., 2018, Shakespeare and the soliloquy in early modern English drama. Cousins, A. D. & Derrin, D. (eds.). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, p. 1-14 14 p.

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Refiguring the donna angelica and rewriting Petrarch in Shakespeare's sonnets

Cousins, A. D., 2018, In : English Studies. 99, 3, p. 255-279 25 p.

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