Associate Professor / Graduate Faculty
Ph.D. 1970, Harvard University
M. L. Donnelly has contributed to The Milton Encyclopedia and The Spenser Encyclopedia, and he has published articles on Spenser, Bacon, Donne, Milton, Caroline panegyric, Cavalier amatory lyrics, and Marvell's poetry and prose. He is currently working on classical models for literary self-representation in the patronage culture of the English Renaissance, and on the idea and uses of history in the Early Modern Period. His teaching interests include Greek and Roman classics, Medieval and Renaissance humanities, honors courses, and writing about nature.