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Ira Clark

Professor Emeritus

Ira Clark (BA, New Mexico State University, 1962; PhD, Northwestern University, 1966) came to UF in 1972, after teaching at The Johns Hopkins University. He has published essays primarily on Christian and classical contexts of English Renaissance literature, culminating in Christ Revealed: The History of the Neotypological Lyric in the English Renaissance (1982) and a series of articles on Milton. He is also interested in style and the period’s reflection of social and political conditions in plays: Professional Playwrights: Massinger, Ford, Shirley, and Brome (1992), The Moral Art of Philip Massinger (1993), and Comedy, Youth, Manhood in Early Modern England (2003).