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Brian Cummings
Professor Of English (Centre for Literature and Philosophy)

Selected publications

Article

Cummings, Brian (2009) Conscience and the law in Thomas More. Renaissance Studies, 23 (4). pp. 463-485. ISSN 0269-1213

Cummings, Brian (2009) Erasmus and the end of grammar: Humanism, Scholasticism, and literary language. New Medieval Literatures, 11. pp. 249-270. ISSN 1465-3737

Cummings, Brian (2008) 'The oral versus the written': the debates over scripture in More and Tyndale. Moreana, 45 (175). pp. 14-50. ISSN 0047-8105

Cummings, Brian (2006) Martin Marprelate and the popular voice. Studies in Church History, 42. pp. 225-239. ISSN 0424-2084

Cummings, Brian (1998) Literally speaking, or, the literal sense from Augustine to Lacan. Paragraph, 21. pp. 200-226. ISSN 0264-8334

Cummings, Brian (1997) Swearing in public: More and Shakespeare. English Literary Renaissance, 27 (2). 197 - 232. ISSN 0013-8312

Book

Cummings, Brian (2007) The literary culture of the Reformation: grammar and grace. Oxford University Press, Oxford ; New York. ISBN 9780199226337

Book Section

Cummings, Brian (2010) Protestant allegory. In: Copeland, Rita and Struck, Peter T (eds.) The Cambridge companion to allegory. Cambridge Companions to Literature . Cambridge University Press, pp. 177-190. ISBN 9780521680820

Cummings, Brian (2010) Autobiography and the history of reading. In: Cummings, Brian and Simpson, James (eds.) Cultural reformations: Medieval and Renaissance in literary history. Oxford Twenty-First Century Approaches to Literature, 2 . Oxford University Press, Oxford & New York, pp. 635-657. ISBN 9780199212484

Cummings, Brian (2010) The book as symbol. In: Suarez, Michael F and Woudhuysen, H R (eds.) The Oxford companion to the book. Oxford University Press, pp. 63-65. ISBN 9780198606536

Cummings, Brian (2007) Images in books: Foxe Eikonoklastes. In: Hamling, Tara and Williams, Richard L (eds.) Art re-formed: re-assessing the impact of the reformation on the visual arts. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Newcastle, UK, pp. 183-200. ISBN 9781847183118

Cummings, Brian (2007) Metalepsis: the boundaries of metaphor. In: Adamson, Sylvia, Alexander, Gavin and Ettenhuber, Katrin (eds.) Renaissance figures of speech. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 217-236. ISBN 9780521866408

Cummings, Brian (2007) The Protestant and Catholic reformations. In: Hass, Andrew W, Jasper, David and Jay, Elisabeth (eds.) The Oxford handbook of English literature and theology. Oxford University Press, Oxford & New York, pp. 79-96. ISBN 9780199271979

Cummings, Brian (2006) Thomas Wyatt. In: Kastan, David Scott (ed.) Oxford encyclopedia of British literature. Oxford University Press, Oxford ; New York. ISBN 9780195169218

Cummings, Brian (2004) Richard Robinson. In: Matthew, H C G and Harrison, Brian Howard (eds.) Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: from the Earliest Times to the Year 2000. Oxford University Press, Oxford & New York. ISBN 9780198614111

Cummings, Brian (2004) William Samuel. In: Matthew, H C G and Harrison, Brian Howard (eds.) Oxford Dictionary of National Biography: from the Earliest Times to the Year 2000. Oxford University Press, Oxford & New York. ISBN 9780198614111

Cummings, Brian (2004) Pliny's literate elephant and the idea of animal language in Rennaissance thought. In: Fudge, Erica (ed.) Renaissance beasts: of animals, humans and other wonderful creatures. University of Illinois Press, Urbana, pp. 164-185. ISBN 9780252028809

Cummings, Brian (2002) Reformed literature and literature reformed. In: Wallace, David (ed.) The Cambridge history of medieval English literature. The New Cambridge History of English Literature . Cambridge University Press, 821 - 851. ISBN 9780521890465

Cummings, Brian (2002) Iconoclasm and bibliophobia in the English reformations 1521 - 1558. In: Dimmock, Jeremy, Simpson, James and Zeeman, Nicolette (eds.) Images, idolatry and iconoclasm in late medieval England. Oxford University Press, Oxford & New York, pp. 185-206. ISBN 9780198187592

Edited Book

Cummings, Brian, ed. (2011) The Book of Common Prayer: the texts of 1549, 1559, and 1662. Oxford University Press, Oxford. ISBN 9780199207176

Cummings, Brian and Josipovici, Gabriel, eds. (2010) The spirit of England: selected essays of Stephen Medcalf. Modern Humanities Research Association . Legenda, p. 1. ISBN 9781906540371

Cummings, Brian and Simpson, James, eds. (2010) Cultural reformations: medieval and Renaissance in literary history. Oxford Twenty-First Century Approaches to Literature . Oxford University Press, p. 1. ISBN 9780199212484