Professor Philip Schwyzer



Shakespeare and the Remains of Richard III, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2013.

with Maley W, Shakespeare and Wales: From the Marches to the Assembly, Aldershot, Ashgate, 2010.

Archaeologies of English Renaissance Literature, Oxford University Press, 2007.

Literature, Nationalism and Memory in Early Modern England and Wales, Cambridge University Press, 2004.

with Mealor S, Archipelagic identities, Ashgate Pub Ltd, 2004.


Fallen idols, broken noses: Defacement and memory after the Reformation, Memory Studies, vol. 1-16, SAGE Publications, 2018, 1-16

The Age of the Cambro-Britons: Hyphenated British Identities in the Seventeenth Century, The Seventeenth Century, vol. 33, Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2018

A Tombe once Stood in this Room: Memorials to Memorials in Early Modern England, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Duke University Press, 2018

Late Losses and the Temporality of Early Modern Nostalgia, Parergon: Journal of the Australian and New Zealand Association for Medieval and Early Modern Studies, 2017

Trophies, Traces, Relics and Props: The Untimely Objects of Richard III, Shakespeare Quarterly, vol. 63, no. 3, Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012, 297-327

Lees and Moonshine: Remembering Richard III, 1485-1635, Renaissance Quarterly, vol. 63, no. 3, University of Chicago Press, 2010

'Exhumation and Ethnic Conflict: From St. Erkenwald to Spenser', Representations, 2006

'The Beauties of the Land: Bale's Books, Aske's Abbeys, and the aesthetics of Nationhood', Renaissance Quarterly, vol. 57, 2004, 99-125

The bride on the border: women and the reproduction of ethnicity in the early modern British Isles, European Journal of Cultural Studies, vol. 5, no. 3, 2002, 293-306

'The Scouring of the White Horse: Archaeology, Identity, and Heritage, Representations, vol. 65, 1999

'Purity and Danger on the West Bank of the Severn: The Cultural Geography of A Masque Presented at Ludlow Castle, 1634', Representations, vol. 60, 1997


The Return of the King: Exhuming King Arthur and Richard III, in Johnston AJ, Hartmann J-PH (eds) Material Remains: Reading the Past Through Archaeological Objects in Medieval and Early Modern English Literature, Ohio: Ohio State University Press, 2019

Arthur and the Tudor Dynasty, in Wagner C, Parker J (eds) Oxford Handbook of Victorian Medievalism, Oxford: OUP, 2017

with Howell N, Howell NE, Coopers Hill and Runnymede as Sites of Memory, in Major P (eds) Sir John Denham (1615-1669) Reassessed: The State's Poet, Farnham: Ashgate, 2016

Most out of Order: Preposterous Time in the Mirror for Magistrates and Shakespeare's Histories, in Hadfield A, Archer H (eds) A Mirror for Magistrates in Context, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016, 231-245

'No Joyful Voices: Thomas Browne and Archaeology', in Marchitello H, Tribble E (eds) Palgrave Handbook of Early Modern Literature, Science, and Culture, London: Palgrave, 2015

The Lady Speaks in Welsh: Henry IV, Part 1 as Multilingual Drama, in Saenger M (eds) Interlinguicity, Internationality, and Shakespeare, 2014: McGill-Queens University Press, 2014, 46-58

Shakespeare's Arts of Reenactment: Henry at Blackfriars, Richard at Rougemont, in Gordon, Andrew, Rist, Thomas (eds) Arts of Remembrance in Early Modern England, Farnham: Ashgate, 2013

A Scum of Britons? Richard III and the Celtic Reconquest, in Maley W, Loughnane R (eds) Celtic Shakespeare: The Bard and the Borderers, Farnham: Ashgate, 2013

Paranoid History: John Bale's King Johan, in Betteridge T, Walker G (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Tudor Drama, OUP Oxford, 2012

Archipelagic History before Holinshed, in Archer I, Heal F, Kewes P (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Holinshed's Chronicles, Oxford: OUP, 2011

Thirteen Ways of Looking Like a Welshman: Shakespeare and His Contemporaries, in Schwyzer PA, Maley W (eds) Shakespeare and Wales: From the Marches to the Assembly, Aldershot: Ashgate, 2010, 21-42

John Leland and his Heirs: The Topography of England, in Pincombe M, Shrank C (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Tudor Literature, Oxford: OUP, 2009, 238-253

'Mummy is Become Merchandise: Literature and the Anglo-Egyptian Mummy Trade in the Seventeenth Century', in Maclean G (eds) Re-Orienting the Renaissance, Palgrave, 2005, 66-87

A Map of Greater Cambria, in Gordon A, Klein B (eds) Literature, Mapping, and the Politics of Space in Early Modern Britain, Cambridge University Press, 2001, 35-44


Exhibition at National Library of Wales. National Library of Wales

Internet publications

Nationalism in the Renaissance, Oxford University Press, 2015

Scholarly editions

Humphrey Llwyd, The Breviary of Britain, with selections from The History of Cambria., MHRA, 2011