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Clarence H. Miller, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus
Humanities 332

Ph.D. Harvard University

Renaissance non-dramatic Literature, Thomas More, Erasmus


A translation, with commentary and introduction of Erasmus' Declarationes ad Censuras Lutetiae vulgatas sub nomine Facultatis Theologiae Parisiensis (1532) in press, will appear as vol 82 of The Collected Works of Erasmus

Thomas More's Utopia: A New Translation with Introduction and Notes (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2001)

Translator of The Second part of Erasmus' Hyperaspistes Diatribae de Libero Arbitrio, and primary author of the commentary, Collected Works of Easmus in English, vol. 77 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2000). Co-editor Charles Trinkaus

Translator of The First Part of Erasmus' Hyperaspistes Diatribae de Libero Arbitrio, and primary author of the commentary, Collected Works of Erasmus in English, vol. 76 (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, l999). Co-editor Charles Trinkaus

Co-editor of Thomas More's English Poems, Life of Pico, and The Last Things, vol. 1 of The Complete Works of St. Thomas More (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, l997). Co-editors Anthony S. G. Edwards and Katherine Gardiner Rodgers

Co-editor with Elizabeth McCutcheon of Utopia Revisited, a collection of articles on Utopia in Moreana Nos. 118-19, vol. 31

An edition of Thomas More's Utopia, Latin text and English translation (Cambridge University Press, 1995). Collaborators: Robert Adams and George Logan

Erasmus, Poems, trans. Clarence H. Miller, edited and annotated Harry Vredeveld Collected Works of Erasmus, vols. 85 and 86 (Toronto, Buffalo, London: University of Toronto Press, 1993)

Co-editor of St. Thomas More's Letter to Bugenhagen, Supplication of Souls, and Letter against Frith. The Complete Works of St. Thomas More, vol. 7 (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1990). Co-editors: Frank Manly, Germain Marc'hadour, and Richard Marius

Co-editor of St. Thomas More's The Debellation of Salem and Bizance. The Complete Works of St. Thomas More, vol. 10 (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1988). Co-editors: John Guy and Ralph Keen

Co-editor of St. Thomas More's Answer to the First Part of the Poisoned Book. The Complete Works of St. Thomas More, vol. 11, (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1985). Co-editor: Stephen Foley

Co-editor of St. Thomas More's Latin Poems. The Complete Works of St. Thomas More, vol. 3, part 2 (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1984). The text, my commentary and my part of the introduction have been translated into Italian as Tutti gli Epigrammi di Thomas More, tr. Ligi Firpo, ed. Luciano Paglialunga (Cinisello Balsalmo-Milan; Edizioni San Paolo, 1994).

A new translation, with introduction and commentary, of Erasmus' Praise of Folly and his Letter to Dorp (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1979)

Erasmus' Moriae encomium, id est Stultitiae laus, vol. 3 in group 4 of Opera omnia Desiderii Erasmi Roterodami sponsored by the International Academic Union and the Royal Dutch Academy of Arts and Sciences ( Amsterdam and Oxford: North Holland Publishing Company, 1979)

An edition of St. Thomas More's De tristitia Christi. The Complete Works of St. Thomas More, vol. 14 (Yale University Press, New Haven and London, 1976). The English translation is reprinted in The Sadness of Christ and Final Prayers and Instructions, ed. with an introduction by Gerard Wegemer (Princeton, N.J.: Scepter Publishers, 1993)

An edition of The Praise of Folie, translated by Sir Thomas Chaloner (1549). Early English Text Society, Original Series No. 257 (Oxford University Press, 1965)


ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes and Reviews, 20/3 (Summer 2007: 9-22

"Fragments of Danish History," translated from Arngrimur Jonsson's Rerum Danicarum Fragmenta (derived from Skjoldunga saga)

Sir Thomas Chaloner the elder (1521-65) Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: in Association with the British Academy: from th Earliest Times to the Year 2000, ed. H.C.G. Matthew and Brian Harrison, 60 vols. (Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 2004), X, 893-96

"A Formerly Unknown Italian Translation of the Paris Newsletter Concerning the Trial and Execution of St. Thomas More," ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews 17/3 (Summer 2004): 20-26

"In Memoriam Louis L. Martz, Prince of the More Project, 1913-2201," Moreana, 38 (December 2001): 185-96. This memorial piece contains a complete bibliography of the writing of Louis Martz.

"A Borrowing by Luther from Erasmus' Praise of Folly in 1518," Notes and Queries (Oxford University) NS 47/1 (2000): 22-23

"The Daylily and the Dioscuri in Ben Jonson's Cary-Morison Ode," English Language Notes (University of Colorado at Boulder) 37/4 (June 2000): 21-9

"Seventeenth-century Latin Translations of Two English Masterpieces: Hooker's Polity and Browne's Religio medici," Acta Conventus Neo-Latini Abulensis: Proceedings of the Tenth International Congress of Neo-Latin Studies, ed. Rhoda Schnur et al. (Tempe, AR: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2000), pp. 55-72

Consultant for Artes Latinae: Comprehensive Latin Course, Levels I and II on two CD Roms (Chicago: Bolchazy-Carducci, l999); reading the Latin of all units and frames in the ecclesiastical pronunciation

"Christ as the Philosopher's Stone in George Herbert's `The Elixir,'" Notes and Queries (Oxford University), N. S. 45/1 (March l998), 39-40

A modernization of a chapter on miracles from Thomas More's Dialogue concerning Heresies in The Philosophy of Religion: the Big Questions, ed. Eleonore Stump and Michael J. Murray (Oxford: Blackwell, l999), pp. 330-34

Italian translation of Al Montesi poem "Fellini's Peacock," River King Poetry Supplement 3/3 (Autumn/Winter l997), 7

"G. M. Hopkins' `Spring' as a May-Day Poem," Hopkins Quarterly, 221/1-2 (1994, published l996), 23-27

"The Devil's Bow and Arrows: Another Clue to the Identity of the Yeoman in Chaucer's Friar's Tale," The Chaucer Review, 30 (1995), 211-14

"Style and Meaning in More's Utopia: Hythloday's Sentences and Diction" In Actus Conventus Neo-Latini Hafniensis: Proceedings of the Eighth International Congress of Neo-Latin Studies, ed. Rhoda Schnur et al. Medieval & Renaissance Texts and Studies, No. 120 (Binghamton, NY, 1994), pp. 675-83

"Thomas More's Letters to Frans van Cranevelt, Including Seven Recently Discovered Autographs: Latin Text, English Translation, and Facsimiles of the Originals." Moreana 31 (1994): 3-66

"An Unpublished Note from Edwin Arlington Robinson to Stewart Beach, Editor of The Independent." ANQ: A Quarterly Journal of Short Articles, Notes, and Reviews, New Series 6 (l993), 20-23. Co-author: Raymond Benoit

"Three Phrases in The Canterbury Tales: `youre dyvynytee' (FrT III-D 1512), `youre gentillesse' (SqT V-F 695), `Goode lief' (Pro WBT III-D 431)." Notes and Queries (Oxford University), NS 39/2 (l992): 152-55

"The Liturgical Context of Erasmus' Hymns." In Acta Conventus NeoLatini Torontonensis: Papers from the Seventh International Congress of NeoLatin Studies, ed. Alexander Dalzell, Charles Fantazzi, and Richard Schoeck. Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies No. 8 (Ginghamton, N. Y. 1991), pp. 481-515

"Thomas More, a Man for all Seasons: Robert's Bolt's Play and the Elizabethan Play of Sir Thomas More." Moreana 27 (1990): 101-10

"Erasmus' Poem to St. Genevieve: Text, Translation, and Commentary." In Miscellanea Moreana: Essays for Germain Marc'Hadour. Moreana 100, Volume XXVI: Mélanges Marc'Hadour, ed. Clare M. Murphy, Henri Gibaud, and Mario A. Di Cesare. Medieval & Renaissance Texts and Studies, No. 61 (Binghamton, NY, 1989), pp. 481-515

The Meaning of the Concluding Lines of Ben Jonson's "Epitaph on Elizabeth, L. H." Papers in Languages and Literature 25 (1989): 36-43

"A Note on the Angelus Prayer in Hopkins' `The Blessed Virgin Compared to the Air We Breathe.'" The Hopkins Quarterly 13 (1986; appeared in 1988): 47-50

"The Misprint "not compare" for "nought compare" in line 303 of Marvell's 'Upon Appleton House.'" English Language Notes (University of Colorado, Boulder) 25 (1988): 26-28

"More and MS Palatine 233 of the Greek Anthology." Moreana 25 (1988): 263-64

"Styles and Mixed Genres in Erasmus' Praise of Folly." In Acta Conventus NeoLatini Guelpherbytani: Proceedings of the Sixth International Congress of NeoLatin Studies, ed. Stella Revard et al. Medieval & Renaissance Texts & Studies No. 53 (Binghamton, NY, 1988), pp. 277-87

"The May-day Celebration in Wordsworth's 'Immortality Ode.'" Studies in English Literature 27 (1987): 571-79

"Hercules and his Labors as Allegories of Christ and His Victory over Sin in Dante's Inferno." Quaderni d' italianistica (University of Ottowa) 5 (1984): 1-17

"A Seventeenth-century German Life of More." Moreana Nos. 71-72 (1981): 28-36

"The Epigrams of Erasmus and More: A Literary Diptych." Erasmus of Rotterdam Society Yearbook, No. 1 (1981), pp. 8-29

"Erasmus' Additions to Listrius' Commentary on The Praise of Folly." Erasmus in English, No. 11 (1981-1982): 19-26. Co-author: Joseph A. Gavin

"Another Eye-Witness (c. 1690) of the Valencia Holograph." Moreana No. 61 (1979): 5-8

"Three Sixteenth-centry Manuscripts of Erasmus' Moriae Encomium." Manuscripta 22 (1978): 173-76

"The Heart of the Final Struggle: More's Commentary on the Agony in the Garden." In Quincentennial Essays on St. Thomas More, ed. Michael J. Moore (Boone, NC: Albon Press, 1978), pp. 108-23

"The Logic and Rhetoric of Proverbs in Erasmus' Praise of Folly." In Essays on the Works of Erasmus, ed. Richard De Molen (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1978), pp. 83-98

"Erasmus' Reply to Benedetto Giovio's Letter." Moreana No. 54 (1977): 23-25

"A New Manuscript of Benedetto Giovio's Letter to Erasmus." Moreana No. 53 (1977): 65-76

"Sophistry and Truth in 'To his Coy Mistress.'" College Literature 2 (No. 2, 1975): 97-104

"The Structure of Integrity: The Cardinal Virtues in Donne's 'Satyre III.'" Costerus, New Series 1 (1974): 27-45. Co-author: Caryl K. Berrey

"Some Medieval Elements and Structural Unity in Erasmus' Praise of Folly." Renaissance Quarterly 27 (1974): 499-511

"Chaucer's Pardoner and the Mass." Chaucer Review 6 (1972): 171-84. Co-author: Roberta Bosse

"Some Unusual Printer's Copy Used for Early Sixteenth-century Editions of Erasmus' Encomium Moriae." Studies in Bibliography (University of Virginia) 25 (1972): 137-43

"A Vatican Manuscript Containing Three Brief Works by St. Thomas More." Moreana, No. 26 (1970): 41-44

"The Holograph of Thomas More's Expositio Passionis: A Brief History." Moreana, Nos. 15 and 16 (1967): 372-79

"Donne's 'A nocturnall upon S. Lucies Day' and the Nocturns of Matins." Studies in English Literature 6 (1966): 77-86. Reprinted in Essential Articles for the Study of John Donne and his Poetry, ed. John Roberts (Hamden, CT: Archon Books, 1975), pp. 305-10

"Current English Translations of The Praise of Folly: Some Corrections, Philological Quarterly, 45.4 (October, l966), 718-33

A review-article on Utopia, ed. Edward Surtz and J.H. Hexter, vol. 4 of the Yale Edition of the Complete Works of St. Thomas More English Language Notes 3 (1966): 303-09

"The English Translation in the Yale Utopia: Some Corrections." Moreana, No. 9 (1966): 57-64

"The Order of Stanzas in Cowley's and Crashaw's 'On Hope.'" Studies in Philology 61 (1964): 64-73

"The Styles of The Hind and the Panther." Journal of English and Germanic Philology 61 (1962): 511-27

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