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Antony Hasler, Ph.D.

Associate Professor


M.A., University of Cambridge, 1988
Ph.D., University of Cambridge, 1996

Practice Areas

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) []

"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).