Prof Tom Clayton
Educational Background & Specialties
- Ph.D.: English Literature, Oxford University, 1960.
- seventeenth-century literature
- classical civilization
- classical studies
- Introduction to Advanced Literary Study
- Shakespeare Seminar
- Proseminar in Seventeenth-Century English Literature
- Athol Fugard: The Dramatic Conscience of White South Africa
- Great Books: Greek and Shakespearean Tragedy
- Introduction to Shakespeare
- Modern and Contemporary British Drama
- Classics of Literary Criticism
- Seventeenth-Century English Literature
- Early Modern Literature and Culture
- Metaphysical and Cavalier Poetry
- Jacobean and Caroline Poetry
- The Poetry of George Herbert and Andrew Marvell
- “Meter and Meaning in Shakespeare: A Modest Suggestion.“. Clayton, Tom, Author, 2007.
- "Politics, Ethics, and í†sthetics in and out of Three Tragedies by Shakespeare: Julius Caesar, Hamlet, and Coriolanus.": Clayton, Tom, Aristotle University, 2007.
- “On Editing and Reviewing Selected Collections.". Clayton, Tom, Co-Author, 2005.
- “Sir John Suckling.“: Clayton, Tom, Oxford University Press, 2004.
- “’...lucharé hasta el final.’¿el qué?’(Macbeth V. viii. 32).“ En Torno Shakespeare 6 (Web)/Contrastes 13 (print, 2001).
- “’So quick bright things come to confusion’; or, What Else Was A Midsummer Night’s Dream About"?: Clayton, Tom, University of Delaware Press, 1999.
- “Macbeth’s “˜Yet I will try the last’ What?“. Clayton, Tom, Author, 1997.
- The "Hamlet" First Published (Q1.1603): Origins. Forms, Intertextualities. Clayton, Tom, Universiy of Delaware Press, Author, 1992.
- “’At Bottom a Criticism of Life’: Suckling and the Poetry of Low Seriousness.“ Classic and Cavalier: Essays on Jonson and the Sons of Ben.: Clayton, Tom, University of Pittsburgh Press, 1982.
- Regents Professor, 1999
- Morse-Alumni Award for Outstanding Contributions to Graduate and Professional Education, 1999
- McKnight Arts and Humanities Summer Fellowship, 1994 - 1997
- Endowment for the Humanities: Co-director, Summer Seminar on Shakespear, Stratford-on-Avon, England, 1993
- Scholor of the College of Liberal Arts, 1989 - 1992
- Horace T. Morse-Amoco Award fo rOutstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education, 1982
- Guggenheim Fellowship, 1978