Matthew Colin Augustine


  • KY16 9AL

    United Kingdom

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Dr Augustine studied English, Rhetoric, and French at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign before undertaking graduate work at Washington University in St Louis, where he received his PhD in English and American Literature in 2010. From 2010-2011, Dr Augustine taught in the Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon. In 2012, he took up his current post in the School of English at St Andrews, as Lecturer and then Senior Lecturer in Later Seventeenth-Century English Literature.

Dr Augustine's area of experise is the literature and culture of the English civil wars and Restoration, though his research and teaching range over the long seventeenth century, from c. 1603-1745; further interests include the history of the book and of reading, reception history, rhetoric and poetics, and writing lives. Dr Augustine has written extensively on the poet, satirist, and politician Andrew Marvell (1621-1678) and published on other writers of the period including John Milton, John Dryden, John Wilmot, Lord Rochester, Alexander Pope, and Jonathan Swift. He welcomes inquiries from prospective postgraduate students working on any of these authors or topics. 

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  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions


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