My interests are late seventeenth and early eighteenth-century literary culture; early modern women writers; history of authorship, reading and handwritten culture; early modern social media and multi-modal literacy
education and training
- Ph.D. in English Literature (History), University of Cambridge - (Cambridge, United Kingdom) 1981
- B.A. in Honors in English and History, Wellesley College - (Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States) 1977
- Ezell, M. (2021). Invisible Women, 19832021. Huntington Library Quarterly. 84(1), 5-12.
- Ezell, M., & Jung, S. (2020). Lively EffigiesMemorial Ephemera. Eighteenth-Century Life. 44(2), 136-157.
- Ezell, M. (2020). Lively Effigies: Memorial Ephemera. Eighteenth-Century Life. 44(2), 134-155.
- Ezell, M. (2020). The Value of Time in Early Modern English Literature. Renaissance Quarterly. 73(4), 1466-1467.
- Ezell, M. (2019). Editing Early Modern Women. The Scriblerian and the Kit-Cats. 51(2), 166-168.
- Ezell, M. (2017). The Oxford English Literary History Volume V: 1645-1714: the Later Seventeenth Century. Oxford University Press.
- Ezell, M. (2017). The Oxford English Literary History: Volume V: 16451714: The Later Seventeenth Century: Companion Volume. Oxford University Press.
- Ezell, M. (2016). Bathsua Makin and Mary More, with a Reply to More by Robert Whitehall Educating English Daughters: Late Seventeenth-Century Debates. ACMRS Publications.
- Killigrew, A., & Ezell, M. (2013). "My Rare Wit Killing Sin" Poems of a Restoration Courtier. Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies.
- Tenger, Z., & Ezell, M. (2003). Social Authorship and the Advent of Print. JHU Press.
- Ezell, M. (2022). Recovery. The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Early Modern Women's Writing. 1-9. Springer International Publishing.
- EZELL, M. (2020). Epilogue. King, R. S. (Eds.), After Print: Eighteenth-Century Manuscript Cultures. 310-320. University of Virginia Press.
- Ezell-Mainzer, M. (2020). The Letter of the Lord: Seventeenth-Century Sectarian Women, False Professors, and Re-thinking Literacy. Marotti, A. (Eds.), New Ways of Looking at Old Texts, VI: Papers of the Renaissance English Text Society 2011-2016. 311-320. ACMRS Press.
- Ezell, M. (2019). Manuscript and Print Cultures 15001700. The Cambridge Handbook of Literary Authorship. 115-132. Cambridge University Press (CUP).
- Margaret J. M. Ezell. (2019). Renaissance Englishwomen as Writers, Readers, and Patrons. Berensmeyer, I. (Eds.), Handbook of English Renaissance Literature. 182-202. DE GRUYTER.
- Ezell, M. (1994). Making History: Early English Women Writers and the Conception of National Literary Histories. South Atlantic Review. 59(2), 11-11.
- Ezell, M. Culture and society in the Stuart Restoration: Literature, drama, history. Modern Philology: critical and historical studies in postclassical literature. 95(3), 392-395.
awards and honors
- Fellowship conferred by Royal Historical Society - (London, United Kingdom) - awarded for contributions to historical scholarship 2019
recent teaching activities
chaired theses and dissertations
- Ozment, Kate Elizabeth (2018-05). The Author and the Agent: Women's Writing and Commercial Publishing in Early Modern England. (Doctoral Dissertation)
- Moore, Shawn William (2017-08). Experimenting with Cavendish: The Heuretics of Social Literacy in the Writing of the Thrice Noble Princess, Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle. (Doctoral Dissertation)
- Dezort, Steven Michael (2017-05). The Character of John Locke in the Eighteenth Century. (Master's Thesis)
- Bose, Soham (2015-08). Doing Time: The Black Experience of Prisons in Are Prisons Obsolete?. (Master's Thesis)
- Parker, Meghan Lee (2013-05). Writing Their Way In: The Dedicatory Epistles of Early Modern English Women Authors. (Doctoral Dissertation)
Texas A&M University; English; 4227 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-4227