Edmund Spenser: A Reception History. (Columbia SC: Camden House, 1996).

Forms of Reflection: Genre and Culture in Meditational Writing. (Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1993).



English Poetry, 1579-1830: Spenser and the Tradition: A Gathering of Texts, Biography, and Criticism


Essays in Books:

"Ancient Poetry and British Pastoral" in From Gaelic to Romantic: Ossianic Translations, eds Fiona Stafford and Howard Gaskill (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1998): 27-40.

"Imitation, Popular Literacy, and The Cotter's Saturday Night" in Carol McGuirk, ed., Critical Essays on Robert Burns (Boston: G. K. Hall, 1998): 251-79.

"The Poetry Professors: Literary Imitation, Untutored Genius, and Cultural Identity" in James Soderholm, ed., Beauty and the Critic: Aesthetics in an Age of Cultural Studies (Tuscloosa: University of Alabama Press, 1997): 162-89.

"On the Critical Value of Categories: A Response to David Summers." Visual Theory, ed. Norman Bryson (Oxford: Polity Press, 1990; New York: Harpers, 1990): 260-65.



"Completing James Beattie's The Minstrel." Studies in Philology 100 (Fall 2003): 534-63.

"Crossing borders: the untutored Genius as Spenserian Poet." John Clare Society Journal 22 (2003): 51-67.

"The Poetry Professors: Eighteenth-Century Spenserianism and Romantic Concepts of Culture." 1650-1850: Ideas, Aesthetics, and Inquiries in the Early Modern Era 5 (2000): 121-150.

"Education, Imitation, and the Romantic Canon." Scotlands. 1 (Edinburgh University Press, 1994).

"Ossian and the Genres of Culture." Studies in Romanticism. 31 (1992): 213-32.

"Study to be Quiet: Politics in the Compleat Angler." English Literary Renaissance 22:1 (1992): 95-111.

"Genre and the Social Order in Country-House Poems of the Eighteenth Century: Four Views of Percy Lodge." Studies in English Literature 30:4 (1990): 445-65.

"Sylvan States: Social and Literary Formations in Sylvae by Jonson and Cowley." ELH (1988): 797-809.

"These Delights From Several Causes Move: Heterogeneity and Genre in Denham's Coopers Hill." Papers on Language and Literature 22:4 (1986): 352-371.


Articles in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography:

"Moses Browne", "James Bland Burges", "Peter L. Courtier", "Richard Gwinnet", "Samuel Hoole", "Chandos Leigh", "Joseph Sterling", "Gavin Turnbull", "Cornelius Webb", "John Wright", "John Huddleston Wynne"


David Radcliffe