One of the most striking features of The Oxford Handbook of Shakespeare's Poetry
, a wonderfully rich collection, in thirty-eight chapters, is the evident passiona of the contributors. (Times Literary Supplement
About the Author
Jonathan F. S. Post is Distinguished Professor of English at UCLA and the founding director of the UCLA Summer Shakespeare Program in Stratford and London. He is the author of a number of critical studies with a special focus on poetry of the early modern and modern periods—most recently English Lyric Poetry: The Early Seventeenth Century
(1999), and Green Thoughts, Green Shades: Contemporary Poets on the Early Modern Lyric
(2002). He is currently writing a critical study of Anthony Hecht's poetry for Oxford University Press. He has been a Fellow of the Folger Shakespeare Library, The National Endowment for the Humanities, The John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, and twice a Fellow of the Bogliasco Foundation. He chaired the UCLA English Department from 1989-1993.