Faculty: Paula Loscocco
Paula Loscocco received her B.A. in English from Smith College and her Ph.D. in English from Boston College. She is currently Associate Professor of English at Lehman College, where she teaches early modern and eighteenth-century literature; she has also taught at Barnard College and Sarah Lawrence College. She is the editor of Katherine Philips (1631/32-1664): Printed Works 1651-1729 (Ashgate 2007) and the author of scholarly articles on Phillips, psalmic polemics in 1650s England, Samson Agonistes, and Tristram Shandy in Renaissance Quarterly, Milton Studies, and The Eighteenth Century, among other venues, as well as teaching essays on Clarissa, Mansfield Park, and early women writers with both the MLA and the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. She has received grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities and teaching awards from Barnard and Lehman Colleges. She is currently at work on an article about Phillis Wheatley and a book entitled Eikonoklastic Song: Milton and Royalist Poetics.
- Loscocco, Paula. "Royalist Reclamation of Psalmic Song in 1650s England." Renaissance Quarterly 64.2 (Summer 2011): 500-543.
- Paula Loscocco, ed., The Printed Works of Katherine Philips, 3 vols. (Ashgate, 2007); essays on Milton, Philips, gender/feminist theory, Margaret Newcastle, and Laurence Sterne in various journals.
Last modified: Dec 4, 2012