Michael Keefer, BA (Royal Military College), MA (Toronto), DPhil (Sussex).
Associate Professor (1985).
Renaissance studies, literary theory, textual criticism.
- Lunar Perspectives: Field Notes from the Culture Wars. Toronto: House of Anansi Press, 1996.
- Ed. Doctor Faustus: a 1604-version edition by Christopher Marlowe. Peterborough: Broadview Press, 1991.
Selected recent articles
- "Text, Apparatus, History." Elizabethan Theatre XV. P. D. Meany, 2002.
- "Accommodation and Synecdoche: Calvin's God in King Lear." Shakespearean Criticism 52. Gale Research, 2000.
- "Violence and Extremity: Nashe's Unfortunate Traveller as an Anatomy of Abjection." Critical Approaches to English Prose Fiction 1520-1640. Dovehouse Editions, 1998.
- "'Inter inextricabiles ... difficultatum tenegras': Ficino's Pimander and the Gendering of Cartesian Subjectivity." Renaissance and Reformation/Renaissance et Réforme 22.1 (1998).
- "The Dreamer's Path: Descartes and the Sixteenth Century." Renaissance Quarterly 49 (1996).
- "Self-Image and Spectacle in Tamburlaine and Doctor Faustus." Spectacle & Image in Renaissance Europe E. J. Brill, 1993.
Co-winner of the 1987 Nelson Prize of the Renaissance Society of America.
President of the Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE), 1992-94.