English Department Faculty

Dayton Haskin




Selected Publications

"Shakespeare, Milton, and the Humanities at MIT in its Foundational Period." Explorations in Renaissance Culture. 43 (2017): 1-29.

John Donne in the Nineteenth Century, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007.

Milton's Burden of Interpretation, Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1994.

"The Works of Wm. Shakespeare as They were Sundry Times Professed in Harvard College." Shakespearean Educations: Power, Citizenship, and Performance. Ed. Coppélia Kahn and Heather Nathans. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2011. 175-201.

"George Eliot as a ‘Miltonist’: Marriage and Milton in Middlemarch." Milton and Gender. Ed. Catherine Gimelli Martin. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. 207-22.

"No Edition Is an Island: The Place of the Nineteenth-Century American Editions within the History of Editing Donne’s Poetry." Text: An Interdisciplinary Annual of Textual Studies 14 (2002): 169-207. Winner of the Boydston Essay Prize and of the John Donne Society Award for Distinguished Publication.

"When Performance Is at Odds with Narrative:The Designated Mourner as Wallace Shawn's Wager on John Donne." Narrative[special issue on performance theory] 8 (2000): 182-209.