On leave 2012-13
356 Bachelor Hall
513 529 5221
- Associate Professor
- Ph.D. in English, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1996
- M.A. in English, State University of New York at Buffalo
- M.A. in English, Temple University
- B.A. in English, Temple University
Teaching and Research Interests
- Seventeenth-century British and American literature
- Early modern women writers
- Feminist, new historicist, and public sphere theory
- “‘Embrace not this Present World, It will kisse you, and kill you; like a Sea of Glasse’: Republican Retreat and the Publicity of Private Selves in Hugh Peter’s Legacy to his Daughter, 1660,” Early Modern Culture, http://emc.eserver.org/, special issue of works-in-progress on “Making Publics,” co-edited Patricia Fumento, Crystal Bartolovich and David Siar, forthcoming, December 2009.
- The Collected Works of Elizabeth Poole, forthcoming from “The Other Voices Series,” Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, 2010.
- “Women’s Civil War Writing,” chapter in The History of British Women's Writing, 1610-1690, Mihoko Suzuki, ed., forthcoming from Palgrave, 2010.
- “Prophecy and Civil War,” an essay for The Oxford Handbook of Literature and the English Revolution, edited by Laura Lungar Knoppers for Oxford University Press, 2010.
- Katherine Chidley. Volume 4, Series II, Printed Writings 1641-1700, Part 4, The Early Modern Englishwoman: A Facsimile Library of Essential Works, Ashgate Press, 2009.
- “Eve as Thanatrix: Sabbatarianism and the Republican Politics of Death and Resurrection in Lucy Hutchinson’s Order and Disorder.” In Gender and Violence in Early Modernism, edited by Joseph Thomas Ward, Palgrave Press, 2009.
- Domesticity and Dissent in the Seventeenth Century: English Women Writers and the Public Sphere. Cambridge University Press, February 2004.
- “Mary Rowlandson’s ‘Restauration’ and the Glorious Revolution in the English Restoration.” Special issue of Bunyan Studies on Feminine Authority, Agency and Identity in Bunyan’s England. #11, 2003/2004.
- “Elizabeth Cromwell’s ‘Kitchin Court’: Republicanism and the Consort.” Genders 33, 2001.
- “Alice Morse Earle: Introductory Essay.” American Women Prose Writers 1870-1920. Sharon Harris, Heidi L.M. Jacobs, and Jennifer Putzi, eds. Dictionary of Literary Biography, 2000.
- “This briny ocean will o’erflow your shore’: Anne Bradstreet’s ‘Second World’ Atlanticism and national narratives of literary history.” Symbiosis Vol. 3, No. 2, October 1999.
- “Elizabeth Poole: Introductory Essay.” Brown Women Writers Project: Renaissance Women On-Line, 1999.
- “The Separation of Church from State and the Woman Writer.” Special issue of Tulsa Studies in Women's Literature on British Women's Writing, Political Discourse 1640-1867. Vol. 17, No. 2, Fall 1998.
- “Anna Trapnel’s Window on the Word: The Private Spaces of Public Dissent in Seventeenth-Century English Non-Conformity.” Special issue of Bunyan Studies on Dissenting Women. No. 7, 1997.
- “Phyllis Mack’s Visionary Women: Ecstatic Prophesy in Seventeenth-Century England.” Seventeenth Century Notes, 52.1&2 (1994): 14-16.
Work in Progress
Professor Gillespie is presently working on a book, Beyond Lucretia: Gender and English Republicanism in the Seventeenth Century.