“Why Read Herrick?” Lords of Wine and Oil: Community and Conviviality in Robert Herrick and his Contemporaries, ed. Tom Cain and Ruth Connelly, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011, pp. 25-38.
“Jonson and Genre.” Ben Jonson in Context, ed. Julie Sanders. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010, pp. 39-47.
“Idol and Gift in Volpone,” English Literary Renaissance 35 (2005): 429-453.
“Five Recent Books on Renaissance Subjectivity.” An invited review-essay on books published since Inwardness and Theater in the English Renaissance, for The Shakespeare International Yearbook 4 (2004): 339-355.
“Fetish and Poem: Ben Jonson’s Dilemma.” Money and the Age of Shakespeare, ed. Linda Woodbridge. New York: Palgrave, 2003. pp. 251-264.
“Why It’s Fun to Be Smart.” Times Literary Supplement. May 25, 2001. p. 24 [a 1700-word review of Marjorie Garber, Academic Instincts]
"Sorcery and Subjectivity in Early Modern Discourses of Witchcraft." Interior Designs: Historicism, Psychoanalysis, and Early Modern Culture, ed. Carla Mazzio and Doug Trevor. New York: Routledge, 2000. pp. 325-348.
“Who’s Been Sleeping in My Bed?” Times Literary Supplement. December 15, 2000, p. 23 [a 1700-word featured review of Wendy Doniger, The Bed Trick ].
"Inwardness and Spectatorship in Early Modern England." Neo-Historicism, ed. Robin Headlam Wells, Glenn Burgess, and Rowland Wymer. London: Boydell and Brewer. 2000. pp. 111-137 (excerpted from Inwardness and Theater in the English Renaissance, introduction.)
"Sexual Secrecy in Measure for Measure. "Measure for Measure: A Collection of Critical Essays, ed. Richard Wheeler. New York: G. K. Hall. 1999. pp. 197-216. (excerpted from Inwardness and Theater in the English Renaissance, chapter 5, part 2).
Oxford Wells Shakespeare Lectures, 2010.
Leverhulme Professor, University of Liverpool, UK, 2002
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship, 2000-2001
American Council of Learned Societies Senior Fellowship, 2000-2001
Roland Baintan Prize for an outstanding book in Renaissance Studies, awarded to Inwardness and Theater, 1996
NEH Summer Stipend, 1990
Folger Institute Fellowships 1977, 1986
NEH Fellowship for Independent Study and Research, 1984-1985