Andrew Mattison (PhD Brandeis) is Associate Chair of the English Department and teaches Shakespeare, Milton, and other Renaissance writers (and occasionally Modern European Literature). His newest book is Solitude and Speechlessness: Renaissance Writing and Reading in Isolation, forthcoming from University of Toronto Press. He is also the author of The Unimagined in the English Renaissance: Poetry and the Limits of Mimesis (Fairleigh Dickinson, 2013), Milton’s Uncertain Eden (Routledge, 2007) and journal articles on sixteenth- and seventeenth-century literature. A pianist, he has published several articles about the relationship between poetry and music, and has given lecture-performances on that subject. Details of his scholarly work are available on his publications page.