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Marjorie Swann, D.Phil.

Swann, Marjorie

Marjorie Swann, D.Phil.

Professor of English


Marjorie Swann teaches courses about poetry and sixteenth- and seventeenth-century British literature.  Her publications focus on Renaissance literature's relationship with social, cultural, and environmental history. In addition to many essays and articles, she has published the book  Curiosities and Texts: The Culture of Collecting in Early Modern England  (2001) and the new   Oxford University Press edition of Izaak Walton's famous fishing treatise,  The Compleat Angler (2014).  She is now writing a book about Walton's  Angler  and its post-seventeenth-century afterlives.

Academic Background

  • B.A., Queen's University, 1985
  • M.Phil., Oxford University, Corpus Christi College, 1987
  • D.Phil., Oxford University, 1990

English Professor Named Mellon Fellow at The Huntington

Dr. Marjorie Swann named Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellow

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