Scott Trudell specializes in early modern literature, music and media theory. He is currently writing a book on song, mediation and poiesis from Sidney and Shakespeare to Jonson and Milton. Click here for more on his research, publications and teaching.
Ph.D., Rutgers University, 2012
"The Mediation of Poesie: Ophelia's Orphic Song," an essay on Hamlet and media theory, in Shakespeare Quarterly 63, no. 1 (Spring 2012)
"'Unto the world's ear': Wyatt’s Psalms Beyond the Court," an essay on the varied modes of address in Thomas Wyatt’s paraphrase of the Penitential Psalms, in Studies in Philology 110, no. 2 (Spring 2013)
"Occasion," an essay on outdoor pageantry and performance theory, in Early Modern Theatricality, Oxford Twenty-First Century Approaches to Literature, ed. Henry S. Turner (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014)
“Performing Women in English Books of Ayres,” an essay on female performance in the lute song tradition, in Gender and Song in Early Modern England, ed. Leslie C. Dunn and Katherine R. Larson (Ashgate Press, 2014)
"The Sounds of Pageantry," an introduction to the noisy soundscape of royal entries and Lord Mayor’s Shows, peer reviewed and published with the Map of Early Modern London web project, ed. Janelle Jenstad, University of Victoria, June 2015.