Christopher D'Addario

Associate Professor




Campus Box 0397


Breidenbaugh Hall
Room 420
300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400


PhD Washington University, 2004
MA Washington University, 1998
BA Dartmouth College, 1996

Christopher D’Addario teaches and studies early modern British literature. His teaching interests include Shakespeare and early modern drama, Milton, sixteenth- and seventeenth-century poetry and prose, transatlantic literature, and the literature of the city. He is the author of Exile and Journey in Seventeenth-Century Literature (Cambridge University Press, 2007). He is also the co-editor of the forthcoming collection Light Mosaics: Texts and Readers in the Age of Marvell (Manchester University Press, 2018). His current book project investigates the interplay between everyday life and early modern literature, specifically in ca. 1600 London. His essays have appeared in various journals, including ELH, Philological Quarterly, English Literary Renaissance, and The Huntington Library Quarterly. They have also been included in essay collections such as Political Turmoil: Early Modern British Literature in Transition, 1623-1660 (forthcoming, Cambridge, 2018),The New Milton Criticism (Cambridge, 2012) and The Literatures of the Exile in the English Revolution and Its Aftermath (Ashgate, 2010).