Publications of Matthew Harkins

“Diptych”—Club Plum, Vol 3, Issue 1 Club Plum Literary Journal

“The Politics of Old Age in Shakespeare’s King Lear”—2018, This essay argues instead that such trans[1]historical binary constructions have obscured how King Lear presents Lears age as a contested space subject to specific, conflicting cultural definitions. Project MUSE

“A Clock and a Companion Poem to Marvell’s ‘To His Coy Mistress’”—2012, Notes and Queries, 2012 June; 59 (257) (2): 179-180. DigitalCommons@CSB/SJU

“A Young Voice, a Statue, and Marvell’s ‘The Nymph Complaining’.”—2010, Cambridge Quarterly, 2010; 39 (3): 201-216. JSTOR

Making ‘Young Hamlet’”—2009, “Rather than portray an archetypal contest between the young and the old or portray Hamlet’s developmental progression from youth to maturity, the play examines the production and application of these categories as political phenomena…” Studies in English Literature 1500-1900, Spring 2009, vol. 49, no. 2 Project MUSE

Matthew Harkins, John and Lois Welshons Professor

SJU Quad 352C
[email protected]

College of Saint Benedict
Saint John’s University

Jessica Harkins
Chair, English Department
SJU Quad 350B

Laura Schmitz
Temporary Department Coordinator (Through spring 2024)
SJU Quad 362D/451

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