John F. McDiarmid
Professor Emeritus of British & American Literature
Professor McDiarmid currently does research and writing based at The Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. He is currently engaged on a biography of Sir John Cheke, a leading mid-Tudor English classical humanist, and editions of two of Cheke's Latin works.
The Monarchical Republic of Early Modern England: Essays in Response to Patrick Collinson,
ed. John F. McDiarmid, St Andrews Studies in Reformation History (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2007).
‘“To content god quietlie”: the Troubles of Sir John Cheke under Queen Mary’, in 1556–57: The Crucible of English Confessional Conflict, ed. Elizabeth Evenden, (Ashgate, forthcoming)
‘The Practice of Prelates: Tyndale's Papal Narrative and Its German Model’, Reformation 9
‘Sir John Cheke’s Preface to De Superstitione’, The Journal of Ecclesiastical History 48 (1997)
‘Classical Epitaphs for Heroes of Faith: Mid-Tudor Neo-Latin Memorial Volumes and their Protestant Context’ (with an edition of 8 Neo-Latin poems), The International Journal of the Classical Tradition 3 (1996)
‘Sir John Cheke’s Protestant Ciceronianism and Its Background’, Proceedings of the PMR Conference 10 (1986)
‘John Lyly’, in Critical Survey of Drama (Pasadena: Salem Press, 1985)
‘Humanism, Protestantism and English Scripture, 1533–1540’, Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies 14 (1984)
‘Artifice and Self-Consciousness in The Sea and the Mirror’ (with Lucy S. McDiarmid), Contemporary Literature 16 (1975). Rpt. in Caliban, ed. Harold Bloom (New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1992)