Professor of English
Sheffield Hallam University
- Matthew Steggle, Digital Humanities and the Lost Drama of Early Modern England: Ten Case Studies (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2015). "Brilliant and scrupulous" (Notes and Queries).
- Matthew Steggle, Laughing and Weeping in Early Modern Theatres (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007). "A fascinating and welcome study... an immensely valuable resource for future scholarship" (Early Theatre); "offers a wealth of evidence about early modern performance practices that has never been amassed before" (Review of English Studies); "this thoughtful, useful book" (Times Literary Supplement).
- Lisa Hopkins (50%) and Matthew Steggle (50%), Renaissance Literature and Culture (London: Continuum, 2006). "the background of English Renaissance literature in a nutshell... squeeze[s] a tremendous amount of readable information into a mere 144 pages" (Sixteenth Century Journal).
- Matthew Steggle, Richard Brome: Place and Politics on the Caroline Stage (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2004). "Admirable and clear-headed" (Times Literary Supplement); "most impressive" (Ben Jonson Journal); "advances... discussion by several giant leaps" (Comparative Drama);"a thoroughly good book" (Notes and Queries).
- Matthew Steggle, Wars of the Theatres: The Poetics of Personation in the Age of Jonson (Victoria, B.C.: English Literary Studies, 1998). "Steggle is one of the most promising and productive of the newest generation of Jonsonians" (Ben Jonson Journal).
- David McInnis and Matthew Steggle, eds., Lost Plays in Shakespeare’s England (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014). Includes a co-authored "Introduction", and a chapter by Steggle, "Lost, or Rather Surviving as a Very Short Document". "McInnis and Steggle redefine the field… genuinely innovative" (RES); "one of the pleasures of the season" (SEL); "a major achievement" (TLS).
- Matthew Steggle, ed.,Volpone: A Critical Guide (London: Continuum, 2011). "The most wide-ranging and thought-provoking overview of Jonson's comedy ever assembled... Future study of Volpone starts here" (Richard Dutton, Ohio State University).
- John Marston, The Complete Works of John Marston, gen. eds. Martin Butler and Matthew Steggle. 4 vols. Oxford: Oxford UP, forthcoming 2020.
- William Shakespeare, Measure for Measure in Stephen Greenblatt, gen. ed., The Norton Shakespeare, 3rd edition (New York: W. W. Norton, 2015), 2171-2240.
- Ben Jonson, Cynthia's Revels, or the Fountain of Self-Love, ed. Eric Rasmussen and Matthew Steggle, in Martin Butler, David Bevington, and Ian Donaldson, gen. eds., The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012), 1. 429-548, 5. 1-100. "The Cambridge Jonson... can be welcomed as the outstanding edition of any English dramatist in our time" (TLS).
- Richard Brome, The English Moor, ed. Matthew Steggle, in Richard A. Cave, gen. ed., Richard Brome Online (2010). Online at http://www.hrionline.ac.uk/brome/. ISBN 978-0-9557876-1-4.
Articles; chapters; notes:
- “Marlowe and Lost Plays: The case of ‘The Maiden’s Holiday’” in Roslyn Knutson and Kirk Melnikoff, eds., Booking Marlowe Booking Marlowe: Cultures of Performance and Publication (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, forthcoming 2016). Winner of the 2015 Calvin and Rose G. Hoffman Prize for Distinguished Publication on Christopher Marlowe.
- "Ben Jonson and Performance" in Eugene Giddens, ed., The Oxford Handbook of Ben Jonson (Oxford: Oxford UP, forthcoming): published online, October 2016, within Oxford Handbooks Online.
- “The Humors in Humor: Shakespeare and Early Modern Psychology” in Heather Hirschfeld, ed., The Oxford Handbook of Shakespearean Comedy (Oxford: Oxford UP, forthcoming).
- ‘Two Emendations to Measure for Measure’, Notes and Queries (forthcoming, September 2016).
- "Philip Henslowe's Artificial Cow", MRDE (forthcoming).
- "The 'Comedy of a Duke of Ferrara' in 1598", Early Theatre 19.2 (forthcoming, 2016).
- "Othello, the Moor of London: Shakespeare's Black Britons" in Robert C. Evans, ed., Othello: A Critical Reader (London: Arden, 2015), 103-124.
- "The Monster in the Corner: Plague and The Three Ladies of London". Invited contribution to the McMaster University project, Performance as Research in Early English Theatre Studies: 'The Three Ladies of London' in Context (2015).
- "Lost, or Rather Surviving as a Very Short Document", in Steggle and McInnis, eds., Lost Plays in Shakespeare's England (2014), 72-83.
- Arun Cheta and Matthew Steggle, "Thomas Nashe reads The Nosegay of Morall Philosophie", Notes and Queries 61.2 (2014): 221-223.
- "The cruces of Measure for Measure and EEBO-TCP", Review of English Studies 65 (2014): 438-455. Winner of the 2015 RSA/TCP Article Prize for Digital Renaissance Research.
- "Notes towards an analysis of early modern applause" in Katharine A. Craik and Tanya Pollard, eds., Shakespearean Sensations: Experiencing Literature in Early Modern England (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2013), 118-137.
- "Essexianism and the work of Gervase Markham" in Annaliese Connolly and Lisa Hopkins, eds., Essex: The Cultural Impact of an Elizabethan Courtier (Manchester: Manchester UP, 2013), 47-62.
- "The Alchemist: The State of the Art" in Helen Ostovich and Erin Julian, eds., The Alchemist: A Critical Reader, Arden Early Modern Drama Guides (London: Bloomsbury, 2013), 75-103.
- "Imagining Marston, or, If Shakespeare is the Beatles, Marston is the Kinks". Invited contribution to the Dutch Courtesan Project at the University of York (2013).
- "Urbane John Marston: obscenity,
playfulness, co-operation", in A. D. Hoenselaars, ed., The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare and Contemporary Dramatists (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2012), 70-82.
- "A Lost Turk Play: Actors Mufti Nassuf &c (1614-42)", Ben Jonson Journal 19.1 (May, 2012): 45-64.
- McInnis, David, and Matthew Steggle. ‘Folger MS X. d. 390 (1-2) and Folger MS X. d. 391’, Notes and Queries 58.3 (Sept, 2011): 374-76.
- "A lost Jacobean tragedy: Henry the Una (c.1619)", Early Theatre 13 (2010): 65-81. Winner of the biennial Early Theatre Prize 2011. Online at http://www.lostplays.org/images/6/6b/ET_Steggle.pdf.
- "Prospero and Plagiarism: Early Modern Studies and the rise of Wikipedia", Digital Studies/Le Champ Numerique 2.1 (2010). Online at http://www.digitalstudies.org/ojs/index.php/digital_studies/article/viewArticle/205/241.
- "Jonson in the Elizabethan Era" in Julie Sanders, ed., Ben Jonson in Context (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010), 15-22.
- "Case studies in reading literary texts" in Robert C. Evans and Eric J. Sterling, eds., The Seventeenth-Century Literature Handbook (London: Continuum, 2010), 85-107.
- "Doctor Faustus and the devils of Empedocles", Notes and Queries 56 (2009): 544-7.
- Lisa Hopkins, Raymond G. Siemens, and Matthew Steggle, "EMLS: A Case Study in the Development of an Ejournal", in William R. Bowen and Raymond G. Siemens, eds., New Technologies and Renaissance Studies (Tempe, Arizona: Iter, 2008), 144-160.
- "'Knowledge will be multiplied':
Digital literary studies and early modern literature", in Raymond G.
Siemens and Susan Schreibman, eds., A Companion to Digital
Literary Studies (Oxford: Blackwell, 2007), 82-105. Online at http://www.digitalhumanities.org/companion/DLS/.
- "Two Notes on Robert Tofte's Alba
and Queries 54 (2007): 262-4.
- "Cynthia waning: Cynthia's Revels
imagines the death of the Queen", in Annaliese Connolly and Lisa Hopkins,
eds., Goddesses and Queens: The Iconography of Elizabeth I (Manchester:
Manchester UP, 2007), 154-66.
- "Aristophanes in Early Modern England"
in Edith Hall and Amanda Wrigley, eds., Aristophanes in Performance 421
BC-AD 2007: Peace, Birds, and Frogs (Oxford: Legenda, 2007), 52-65.
- "Ben Jonson" in Andrew Hiscock and Lisa
Hopkins, eds., Teaching Shakespeare and Early Modern Dramatists (Basingstoke:
Palgrave Macmillan, 2007), 106-117.
wrote The Christmas Ordinary?", Review of English Studies
58 (2007): 657-68.
- "John Marston's Entertainment at Ashby
and the 1606 Fleet Conduit Eclogue", Medieval and Renaissance Drama
in England 19 (2006): 249-255.
- "Demoniceacleare in The Miseries
of Inforst Mariage", Notes and Queries 53 (2006): 514-15.
- "Players at the Maidenhead Inn, Islington,
1618", Notes and Queries 53 (2006): 519-21.
- "Greenes Baboone: Thomas Greene, ape
impersonator?", Theatre Notebook 60 (2006): 72-5.
- "Placing Caroline politics
on the professional comic stage" in Julie Sanders and Ian Atherton, eds,
The 1630s: Interdisciplinary Essays on Culture and Politics in the Caroline
Era (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2006), 154-70.
- "Editor's foreword". Early Modern
Literary Studies 11.3 (January, 2006): 1.1-4. <URL: http://purl.oclc.org/emls/11-3/editfore.htm>.
- "Gabriel Harvey, the Excellent
Gentlewoman, and the Sidney Circle", Sidney Journal 22 (2004 for
Manipulus Florum and The Anatomy of Absurditie", Notes
and Queries 251 (2006): 43-6.
- "Walter Scot's True History
and John Taylor", English Language Notes 43 (2005): 30-34.
- "Richard Head's The Floating Island
(1673) plagiarizes Thomas Powell", Notes
and Queries 250 (2005): 325-7.
- "The Manipulus Florum
and An Almond for a Parrat", Notes
and Queries 250 (2005): 178-82.
- "The names of Gabriel Harvey:
Russian, Cabbalistic, and Fencing Sources", Notes
and Queries 250 (2005): 185-6.
- "Salomon Pavy: Jonson's avatar?"
The Ben Jonson Journal 11 (2004):
reinvention of scholia: etexts and the teaching of early modern literature",
Literature Compass 1 (2004) 17C 051, 1-4. Reissued in Literature
Compass 4 (2007), 'Technology and Literary Studies' Cluster.
- "The other side of the war: Marston and Dekker"
in Harold Bloom ed., Bloom's Period Studies: Elizabethan Dramatists
(Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 2004), 261-84 (rpt. of Chapter Two of Wars
of the Theatres).
- "James Yates, Elizabethan
Servant Poet", Studies in Philology 101 (2004): 48-58.
- "The Knave in Grain puts Holland's
Leaguer on stage", Notes
and Queries 249 (2004): 355-6.
- "An emendation to Thomas
May's The Tragedy of Julia Agrippina", Notes
and Queries 249 (2004): 306-7.
- "Charles Chester and Richard
Hakluyt", Studies in
English Literature 1500-1900 43 (2003): 65-82.
- "C. G.: A Member of the Brome
Circle", Notes and Queries
248 (2003): 175-7.
- "Casting the Prelude in Cynthia's
Revels", Notes and Queries
248 (2003): 62-3.
- "Shakespeare, Jonson, Harington,
and Paper's Complaint", Notes
and Queries 247 (2002): 251-3.
- "Greville's Buxton poem:
a text and commentary", Sidney
Journal 20 (2002): 55-68.
- "Redating A Jovial Crew",
Review of English Studies 53
- "Richard Brome's First Patron",
Notes and Queries 247 (2002):
- "Weighing winged words: An
intertext in The Faerie Queene 5.2", Spenser
Studies 16 (2002): 273-6.
- "Fulke Greville: Life and
Works" in Matthew C. Hansen and Matthew Woodcock, eds., Fulke Greville,
Sidney Journal 19 (2001): 1-10.
- "Brome, Covent Garden, and
1641", Renaissance Forum 5.2 (2001). <URL: http://www.hull.ac.uk/renforum/v5no2/steggle.htm>.
- "The New Academy and
the New Exchange", Research
Opportunities in Renaissance Drama 40 (2001): 67-82.
- "Paradise Lost and
the Acoustics of Hell", Early Modern Literary Studies 7.1/Special
Issue 8 (May, 2001): 9.1-17. <URL: http://purl.oclc.org/emls/07-1/stegmil2.htm>.
- "Macflecknoe and Cynthia's
Revels", Notes and Queries
246 (2001): 397-8.
- "'The Tragical Part': Milton's
Masque and Euripides" in Classical
and Modern Literature 20 (2000): 18-36.
- "What-so-ere your fantasy dreams
on: What You Will and varieties of fantasy", The
Drama of John Marston ed. T.F. Wharton (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2000),
- "Spenser's Ludgate: A Topical
Allusion in The Faerie Queene II.x", Notes
and Queries 245 (2000): 34-7.
- "Charles Chester and Ben Jonson"
in Studies in English Literature
1500-1900 39 (1999): 313-26.
- "Horace the Second, or, Ben
Jonson, Thomas Dekker, and the Battle for Augustan Rome" in The Author
as Character: Representing Historical Writers in Western Literature ed.
Paul Franssen and Ton Hoenselaars (Madison: Farleigh Dickinson University
Press, 1999), 118-30.
- "'Gums of glutinous heat'
and Euripides' Medea", Notes
and Queries 244 (1999): 328-30.
- "'Acute Canaidus' in What You
Will 567", Notes and Queries
244 (1999): 248-50.
- "Valeat Res Ludicra: An
imitation of Horace in Jonson's 'Ode To Himself'", The
Ben Jonson Journal 5 (1998): 101-13.
- "Jonson's Every Man Out and
Commentators on Terence", Notes
and Queries 242 (1997): 525-6.
- "A New Marprelate Allusion",
Notes and Queries 242 (1997):
- "Rhetorical Ordering in Moulsworth's
Matrix: The Princeton Journal of Women, Gender, and Culture 10 (1996):
- "'The Memorandum', Sacraments,
and Ewelme Church" in "The
Muses Females Are": Martha Moulsworth and Other Women Writers of the English
Renaissance ed. Robert C. Evans and Anne C. Little (West Cornwall,
CT: Locust Hill Press, 1995), 101-6.
- "The Comedy of Errors" in William Baker and Ken Womack, eds., The Facts on File Companion to Shakespeare (New York: Chelsea House, 2012), 537-578.
- "Richard Brome" in Garrett Sullivan and Alan Stewart, gen eds., The Encyclopedia of English Renaissance Literature (Oxford: Blackwell, 2012).
- "Fulke Greville" in
David Scott Kastan, ed., The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature
(Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006).
- Contributions to Chapters 5-10 of The Year's Work in English Studies, 1999-2006, including sections on "Jonson", "Other Renaissance Drama", "Marvell", and "Restoration poetry".
- 42 new or revised articles for
the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford University Press,
including the following:
- Richard Argall (fl.
1621), supposed poet
- Robert Aylett (1583-1655),
lawyer and poet
- William Barclay (c.1570-c.1630),
medical writer and neo-Latin poet
- Ralph Bathurst (1620-1704),
Dean of Wells and President of Trinity College, Oxford
- Daubridgcourt Belchier (1581-?1621),
- Catharine Bentley (c.1591-1659),
abbess and translator
- Charles Chester (?1554-1604),
informer and wit
- Roger Cotton (c.1557-1602),
draper and poet
- Thomas Edwards (fl.1595),
Inns of Court student and poet
- Thomas Evans (d.1633),
cleric and poet
- Elizabeth Evelinge (c.1597-1668),
abbess and translator
- Henry Fitzgeffrey (fl.1612-1621),
lawyer, debtor, and poet
- Thomas Fortescue (d.1602),
translator and alleged sorceror
- Dunstan Gale (fl.1596),
poet "both dull and bad"
- John Glanvill (?1664-1735),
poet and translator
- John Grange (b.?1557),
Inns of Court student and poet
- H. A. (fl.1613), poet
- Henry Hutton (d.1671),
satirist and cleric
- George Jeffreys (1678-1755),
poet and translator
- William Lisle (?1569-1637),
translator and Anglo-Saxon scholar
- Gervase Markham (1557-1636/7),
Sheriff of Nottingham
- Gervase Markham (?1568-1636/7),
playwright and poet
- Henry Martyn (1665-1721),
- Joseph Perkins (b.1657),
poet and preacher
- Ludovico Petrucci (b.c.1575),
soldier of fortune and poet
- Thomas Proctor (fl.1578-1584),
stationer, anthologist, and poet
- John Rous (1584-1644), clergyman
- John Smith (1662-1717), poet
- Thomas Storer (c.1571-1604),
- Nicholas Udall (1504-1556),
scholar, translator, and playwright
- James Yates (fl.1582),
servingman and poet
- Contributions to the online edition of the Oxford
- Salomon Pavy (bap. 1588, d.
- Contributions to Helen Ostovich
and Elizabeth Sauer, eds., Reading Early Modern Women: An Anthology of
Texts in Manuscript and Print, 1550-1700 (London: Routledge, 2004).
- "Richard Brinsley Sheridan" in Jonathan
Dewald, ed., Europe 1450-1789: Encyclopedia of the Early Modern World
(New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2004).
- Contributions to Robert Clark,
Emory Elliott, and Janet Todd, eds., The
Literary Encyclopedia, including the article "Ben Jonson".
- Contributions to David Rundle,
ed., The Hutchinson Encyclopedia of the Renaissance (Oxford: Helicon,
1999), including the article "William Shakespeare" (364-67).
- Contributions to Alan Sommerstein, gen. ed., The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Greek Comedy (forthcoming, 2016).
- "Flight and Spaceflight in Romeo and Juliet", in Robert C. Evans, ed., Romeo and Juliet: Critical Insights (Salem Press, forthcoming 2017).
- Includes Radio Sheffield and Radio 3.