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James Simpson

James Simpson (Ph.D. Cambridge) is Douglas P. and Katherine B. Loker Professor of English at Harvard University and former Chair of Medieval and Renaissance English at the University of Cambridge. An Honorary Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, he is the author of Piers Plowman: An Introduction to the B-Text (1990); Sciences and the Self in Medieval Poetry (1995); Reform and Cultural Revolution, 1350–1547; Volume 2 of The Oxford English Literary History (2002); Burning to Read: English Fundamentalism and Its Reformation Opponents (2007); and Under the Hammer: Iconoclasm in the Anglo-American Tradition (2010).

Books by James Simpson

  • 9780871407368 72

    Reynard the Fox: A New Translation

    James Simpson, Stephen Greenblatt

    Hardcover, 2015

    Like Seamus Heaney's Beowulf, this new translation of a classic promises to revive one of the greatest characters of medieval literature.
  • 9780393919639 72

    The Norton Anthology of English Literature, The Major Authors

    Stephen Greenblatt, Carol T. Christ, Alfred David, Barbara K. Lewalski, Lawrence Lipking, George M. Logan, Deidre Shauna Lynch, Katharine Eisaman Maus, James Noggle, Jahan Ramazani, Catherine Robson, James Simpson, Jon Stallworthy, Jack Stillinger, M. H. Abrams

    Ninth Edition, One Volume, Paperback, 2013

    The most-trusted literature anthology.
  • 9780393919660 72

    The Norton Anthology of English Literature, The Major Authors

    Stephen Greenblatt, Carol T. Christ, Alfred David, Barbara K. Lewalski, Lawrence Lipking, George M. Logan, Deidre Shauna Lynch, Katharine Eisaman Maus, James Noggle, Jahan Ramazani, Catherine Robson, James Simpson, Jon Stallworthy, Jack Stillinger, M. H. Abrams

    Ninth Edition, Two Volume Set, Paperback, 2013

    The most-trusted literature anthology.
  • 9780393919646 72

    The Norton Anthology of English Literature, The Major Authors

    Stephen Greenblatt, Carol T. Christ, Alfred David, Barbara K. Lewalski, Lawrence Lipking, George M. Logan, Deidre Shauna Lynch, Katharine Eisaman Maus, James Noggle, Jahan Ramazani, Catherine Robson, James Simpson, Jon Stallworthy, Jack Stillinger, M. H. Abrams

    Ninth Edition, 1, Paperback, 2013

    The most-trusted literature anthology.
  • 9780393919653 72

    The Norton Anthology of English Literature, The Major Authors

    Stephen Greenblatt, Carol T. Christ, Alfred David, Barbara K. Lewalski, Lawrence Lipking, George M. Logan, Deidre Shauna Lynch, Katharine Eisaman Maus, James Noggle, Jahan Ramazani, Catherine Robson, James Simpson, Jon Stallworthy, Jack Stillinger, M. H. Abrams

    Ninth Edition, 2, Paperback, 2013

    The most-trusted literature anthology.
  • The Norton Anthology of English Literature

    Stephen Greenblatt, Carol T. Christ, Alfred David, Barbara K. Lewalski, Lawrence Lipking, George M. Logan, Deidre Shauna Lynch, Katharine Eisaman Maus, James Noggle, Jahan Ramazani, Catherine Robson, James Simpson, Jon Stallworthy, Jack Stillinger, M. H. Abrams

    Ninth Edition, 1, Digital Product License Key, 2015

    The most-trusted literature anthology of all time, now in its 50th year.
  • The Norton Anthology of English Literature

    Stephen Greenblatt, Carol T. Christ, Alfred David, Barbara K. Lewalski, Lawrence Lipking, George M. Logan, Deidre Shauna Lynch, Katharine Eisaman Maus, James Noggle, Jahan Ramazani, Catherine Robson, James Simpson, Jon Stallworthy, Jack Stillinger, M. H. Abrams

    Ninth Edition, 2, Digital Product License Key, 2015

    The most-trusted literature anthology of all time, now in its 50th year.