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Robert Markley

Professor

Additional Campus Affiliations

Head, English
W. D. and Sara E. Trowbridge Professor, English
Professor, English
Professor, Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory
Professor, Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies

Highlighted Publications

Markley, R. (2006). The Far East and the English Imagination, 1600–1730. Cambridge University Press.

Markley, R. (2005). Dying Planet: Mars in Science and the Imagination. Duke University Press. https://doi.org/10.1215/9780822387275

Markley, R. (1994). Fallen Languages: Crises of Representation in Newtonian England, 1660–1740. Cornell University Press. https://doi.org/10.7591/9781501744624

Markley, R. (1988). Two-Edg'd Weapons: Style and Ideology in the Comedies of Etherege, Wycherley, and Congreve. Clarendon Press.

Markley, R. (2019). Kim Stanley Robinson. (Modern Masters of Science Fiction). University of Illinois Press. https://doi.org/10.5406/j.ctvscxrzw

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Recent Publications

Markley, R. (2023). Economics. In A. J. Rivero, & G. Justice (Eds.), Daniel Defoe in Context (pp. 305-329). (Literature in Context). Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108872140.044

Markley, R. (2023). Moving beyond “Why Mars?”. Science, 380(6646), 697. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.adh7737

Markley, R. (2022). The Novel and the Environment: Nature, Cultivation, and Alien Ecologies. In Handbook of the British Novel in the Long Eighteenth Century (pp. 123-138). De Gruyter. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110650440-007

Markley, R. (2021). Defoe and the Problem of the East India Company. In S. Clark, & Y. Yoshihara (Eds.), Robinson Crusoe in Asia (pp. 23-46). (Palgrave Asia-Pacific and Literature in English). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-16-4051-3_2

Markley, R. (2021). 'Where the climate is unkind, and the ground penurious': Johnson and the Alien Ecologies of the Highlands. Philological Quarterly, 100(3-4), 493-513.

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