Dr Vladimir Brljak is Assistant Professor in Early Modern Literature in the Department of English Studies at Durham University. He works mainly on English literary and intellectual history, 1500-1700, with wider interests in the history of poetics and hermeneutics in the Western tradition. His current projects include The Allegorical Heresy,: Allegory and Modernity in English Literature and Poetics, 1500-1700, a monograph consolidating his doctoral and postdoctoral research on the subject; Allegory Studies: Contemporary Perspectives, an edited volume forthcoming from Routledge; and a new strand of research on tradition and innovation in English poetics from Bacon to Dryden. He is a recipient of The Review of English Studies Essay Prize and has held fellowships at the Bodleian Libraries, Oxford, and the Huntington Library, San Marino, CA. Homepage. Academia.edu.


Dr Micha Lazarus is a Research Fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he works on the relationship between classical poetics and literary experiment in England between 1500 and 1700. He is writing a book entitled Aristotle's 'Poetics' in Renaissance England for OUP, and has published on Greek literacy and other aspects of classical reception. He is Co-Investigator, with Gavin Alexander, on a digital project entitled English Renaissance Poetics Online (University of Cambridge), and has been awarded fellowships from the Harry Ransom Center (Austin, Texas), Dumbarton Oaks (Washington, D.C.), and the Renaissance Society of America. Homepage. Academia.edu.