1. University of Virginia
  2. Arts & Sciences

Rebecca Rush

Assistant Professor

Bryan Hall 338-B

Office Hours:

Tu 1:00-2:00
Th 10:00-11:00, 1:00-2:00

Class Schedule:

TuTh 11:00-12:15
Tu 2:00-4:30

Degrees

Ph.D. Yale University 2017
B.A. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2010

Specialties

Renaissance

 

Selected Publications:

“Licentious Rhymers: John Donne and the Late-Elizabethan Couplet Revival.” English Literary History 84.2 (Forthcoming Fall 2017).

“Making Order in John Davies’s Orchestra.” Modern Philology 114.2 (November 2016): 243–63.

“‘Alle in generalle and nothing in specialle’: General and Special in Julian of Norwich’s Revelation of Love.” Journal of English and Germanic Philology 115.1     (January 2016): 79–94.

“Authority and Attribution in the Sternhold and Hopkins Psalter.” Renaissance and Reformation 38.1 (Winter 2015): 57–81.

“Satan’s Mural Breaches: Transgression and Self-Violation in Paradise Lost.” Milton Studies 54 (2013): 107–35

 

Selected Presentations:

“Reading Form Historically: New Formalism and Renaissance Analogy.” Renaissance Society of America. 2017.

“Seeds of Ancient Liberty: The Late-Elizabethan Couplet Revival.” Renaissance Society of America. 2016.

“Spenser and the Sonnet of Association.” Yale British Studies Colloquium. 2015.

“Sweet Be the Bands: Freedom and Wedlock in Spenser’s Amoretti and Epithalamion.” Sixteenth Century Society Conference. 2014.

“Authority and Attribution in the Sternhold and Hopkins Psalter.” Harvard-Yale Conference in Book History. 2014.

“George Herbert’s Chamber Poetry.” Princeton Renaissance Studies Graduate  Conference: Renaissance Borders. 2012.

 

Selected Awards/Fellowships:

Best Essay Accepted for Publication. Yale University. 2017.

Robert M. Leylan Dean’s Scholar Award. Yale University. 2015.

Dissertation Completion Fellowship. Yale University. 2015-2016.

H.P. Kraus Fellowship in Early Books and Manuscripts. Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library. 2014.