Professor Karen Edwards

Publications

Books

Milton and the Natural World: Science and Poetry in 'Paradise Lost', Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1999.

Articles

The Age of Milton and the Scientific Revolution, MODERN PHILOLOGY, vol. 108, no. 4, 2011, E249-E252

Milton's Reformed Animals: An Early Modern Bestiary T-Z, Milton Quarterly, vol. 43, no. 4, Blackwell, 2009, 241-303

Milton's Reformed Animals: An Early Modern Bestiary S, Milton Quarterly, vol. 43, no. 2, Blackwell, 2009, 89-141

Milton's Reformed Animals: An Early Modern Bestiary P-R, Milton Quarterly, vol. 42, no. 4, 2008, 253-308

Milton's Reformed Animals: An Early Modern Bestiary M-O, P-R, S, T-Z, Milton Quarterly, vol. 42, 43, no. 2&4, 2&4, 2008

Milton's Reformed Animals: An Early Modern Bestiary L, vol. 41, no. 4, Blackwell, 2007, 223-256

Milton's Reformed Animals: An Early Modern Bestiary H-K, Milton Quarterly, vol. 41, no. 2, Blackwell, 2007, 79-147

Milton's Reformed Animals: An Early Modern Bestiary G, Milton Quarterly, vol. 40, no. 4, Blackwell, 2006, 263-291

Milton's Reformed Animals: An Early Modern Bestiary D-F, Milton Quarterly, vol. 40, no. 2, Blackwell, 2006, 99-187

Milton's Reformed Animals: An Early Modern Bestiary A-C, Milton Quarterly, vol. 39, no. 4, Blackwell, 2005, 183-292

Milton's Reformed Animals: An Early Modern Bestiary: Introduction, Milton Quarterly, vol. 39, no. 3, Blackwell, 2005, 121-131

Comenius, Milton, and the Temptation to Ease, Milton Studies, vol. 32, 1995, 23-43

On Guile and Guyon in 'Paradise Lost' and 'The Faerie Queene', Philological Quarterly, vol. 64, 1985, 83-97

Resisting Representation: All about Milton's Eve, Exemplaria, vol. 1997, 231-253

'Susannas Apologie' and the Politics of Privity, Literature and History, vol. 6, 1-16

Chapters

Tyranny and Tragicomedy in Milton's Reading of The Tempest, in Jones, E (eds) A Concise Companion to the Study of Manuscripts, Printed Books, and the Production of Early Modern Texts, Oxford: Wiley Blackwell, 2015, 150-170

The King James Bible and Biblical Images of Desolation, in Killeen K, Smith H, Willie R (eds) The Oxford Handbook of the Bible in Early Modern England, c.1530-1700, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015, 71-82

Cosmology, in Schwartz L (eds) The Cambridge Companion to Paradise Lost, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014, 109-122

Literature, Medicine, and Science, in Knoppers LL (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Literature and the English Revolution, Oxford University Press, 2012, 118-134

The Big Seduction: Feminist Film Criticism and the Femme Fatale, in Hanson H, O'Rawe C (eds) The Femme Fatale: Images, Histories, Contexts, Palgrave, 2010

The Natural World, in Dobranski SB (eds) Milton in Context, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010, 406-417

The Mother of All Femmes Fatales: Eve as Temptress in Genesis 3, in Hanson H, O'Rawe C (eds) The Femme Fatale: Images, Histories, Contexts, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2010, 35-45

The 'World' of Paradise Lost., in McDowell N, Smith N (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Milton, Oxford University Press, 2009, 496-509

Thomas Browne and the Absurdities of Melancholy, in Murphy K, Todd R (eds) 'A man very well studyed': Thomas Browne in Context, Leiden: Brill, 2008, 211-226

Engaging with Pygmies: Thomas Browne and John Milton, in Barbour R, Preston C (eds) The World Proposed: Sir Thomas Browne Quatercentenary Essays, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2008, 100-117

Eden Raised: Waste in Milton's Garden, in Hiltner K (eds) Renaissance Ecology: Imagining Eden in Milton's England, Pittsburgh, PA, USA: Duquesne University Press, 2008, 259-71

Days of the Locust: Natural History, Politics, and the English Bible, in Killeen K, Forshaw PJ (eds) The Word and the World: Biblical Exegesis and Early Modern Science, Palgrave Macmillan, 2007, 234-252

Gender, Sex, and Marriage in Paradise, in Duran A (eds) A Concise Compantion to Milton, Oxford: Blackwell, 2007, 144-160

Inspiration and Melancholy in 'Samson Agonistes', in Cummins J (eds) Milton and the Ends of Time, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003, 224-240

Reviews

Review of Bruce Thomas Boehrer, Animal Characters: Nonhuman Beings in Early Modern Literature, Milton Quarterly, vol. 46, no. 2, Blackwell, 2012, 126-128

Conferences

Polemics and Toleration: a Decorum of Engagement in Milton's 'Brief Notes', 10th International Milton Symposium, Tokyo, Japan, 22nd - 26th Aug 2011

The Authorized Version and Biblical Images of Desolation, The Bible in the Seventeenth Century: The Authorised Version Quatercentenary, York University, 7th - 9th Jul 2011

John Milton: Apocalypse and Toleration, No Future, Durham University, Institute of Advanced Study, 25th - 27th Mar 2011