Antony Hasler, Ph.D.
M.A., University of Cambridge, 1988
Ph.D., University of Cambridge, 1996
Medieval and early modern writing from England and Scotland, especially poetry, drama, Reformation polemic; sex and gender in medieval vernacular literatures; classical and medieval Latin; historiography; Scottish literature; poetry and translation; critical theory; British drama after 1945.
Publications and Media Placements
Books, Editions and Translations
Court Poetry in Late Medieval England and Scotland: Allegories of Authority, forthcoming from Cambridge University Press.
Georg Heym, Poems, translated with introduction and notes (London: Libris, 2004; Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2006). Shortlisted for Oxford Weidenfeld Translation Prize, 2005.
James Hogg, The Three Perils of Woman (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1995), co-edited with David Groves and Douglas S. Mack; revised paperback edition, 2002. My introduction (pp.xi-xliii) is a 10,000-word critical and scholarly discussion of Hogg's novel.
"Framing the Covenanters (Again): Teaching Old Mortality in Context" in Approaches to Teaching Walter Scott's Waverley Novels, ed. Ian Duncan and Evan Gottlieb ( New York: MLA, 2009), pp. 140-49.
"Death and the King's Horsemen: The Resonyng of William Lamb." Moreana 45 (2008), 51-66. John Skelton and Early Modern Culture
"Cultural Intersections: Skelton, Barclay, Hawes, Andre" in John Skelton and Early Modern Culture: Papers Honoring Robert S. Kinsman, ed. David R. Carlson ( Tempe: ACMRS, 2008), MRTS Vol. 300, 63-84.
"Frontier Creatures: The Imaginary Characters of Weir of Hermiston." International Journal of Scottish Literature 2 (2007) [www.ijsl.stir.ac.uk]
"Robert Henryson," in The Edinburgh History of Scottish Literature, ed. Ian Brown, Thomas Clancy, Susan Manning and Murray Pittock (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2006), pp.286-94.
"Romance and its Discontents in Eger and Grime," in The Spirit of Medieval English Popular Romance, ed. Ad Putter and Jane Gilbert (London: Longman Press, 2000), pp. 200-18.
"Reading the Land: James Hogg and the Highlands." Studies in Hogg and his World 4 (1993): 57-82.
"Hoccleve's Unregimented Body." Paragraph 13 (1990): 164-83.
"The Three Perils of Woman and John Wilson's Lights and Shadows of Scottish Life." Studies in Hogg and his World 1 (1990): 30-45.
"William Dunbar: the Elusive Subject," in Brycht Lanternis: Essays on the Language and Literature of Medieval and Renaissance Scotland, ed. J. Derrick McClure and M. R. G. Spiller (Aberdeen: Aberdeen University Press, 1989), pp. 194-208.
"'Ingenious Lies': The Poetic Mirror, in Context." In Papers Given at the Second James Hogg Society Conference, Edinburgh, 1985, ed. G. Hughes (Aberdeen: Aberdeen University Press, 1988), pp. 79-96.
Georg Heym, "Berlin I-III," "The Prisoners I," "Ophelia I," Modern Poetry in Translation 22 (2003), 52-54.
Georg Heym, "Last Watch," "The Prisoners I," "Berlin I," "The Demons of the Cities," in Music While Drowning: German Expressionist Poems, ed. David Miller and Stephen Watts (London: Tate Publishing, 2003).
Encyclopedia and Dictionary Entries
"Stephen Hawes," The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature, ed. David Scott Kastan et al. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006).