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College of Arts & Sciences
Department of English Language and Literature

Faculty and Staff Directory

Andrew Shifflett

Associate Professor
Department of English Language and Literature

Phone Number: (803) 576-5977
Office: HUO 205


PhD, Princeton University, 1993

Areas of Specialization 

Early Modern Literature
Classical Tradition

Recently Taught Courses 

   History of Literary Theory
   The Renaissance

Current Research Projects 

Literature and the Power of Forgiveness in Early Modern England

Selected Publications 

   Stoicism, Politics, and Literature in the Age of Milton. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998.

  • "Shakespeare's Histories of Forgiveness." English Literary History, forthcoming 2018.
   • "The Poet as Feigned Example in Sidney’s Apology for Poetry." Modern Philology 114 (2016): 18-38.
   • "Shakespeare and Early Modern English Literature." In The Routledge Handbook to the Stoic Tradition, ed. John Sellars, 174-86. London: Routledge, 2016.
   • "Milton and Forgiveness." In Renaissance Papers 2006, ed. Christopher Cobb and M. Thomas Hester, 137-49. Rochester, NY: Camden House, 2006.
   • "Kings, Poets, and the Power of Forgiveness, 1642-1660." English Literary Renaissance 33 (2003): 88-109.
   • "'Subdu'd by You': States of Friendship and Friends of the State in Katherine Philips's Poetry." In Write or Be Written: Early Modern Women Poets and Cultural Constraints, ed. Ursula Appelt and Barbara Smith, 177-95. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2001.