Randy Robertson

The Reviews Editor of Modern Language Studies, Randy Robertson holds a Ph.D. from Washington University, an M.A. from the University of Chicago, and a B.A. from the University of Virginia. His first book, The subtle art of division: Censorship and conflict in seventeenth-century England, is forthcoming from Penn State Press. A complementary work entitled The British Index, a 1,000-page annotated bibliography of works censored in the British Isles 1641-1700, will be published online in 2008. Dr. Robertson teaches courses on seventeenth- and eighteenth-century literature, the novel, the history of the book, travel writing, and the Enlightenment. His next book will trace the relationship between wit and skepticism from the Renaissance to the present.

His other interests include tennis, hiking, rowing, chess, and The Daily Show.


Outside the London Review of Books San Francisco Hiking with Beowulf
Squinting in New Orleans Hampton Court Rowing in London
Clara and Seamus Beth in a sari At home in Selinsgrove
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