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Christopher Ivic

  • Senior Lecturer: English Literature (Tudor and Early Modern Literature and Culture, c 1500-1650)
  • Email: C.Ivic@bathspa.ac.uk
  • Telephone: +44 (0)1225 875896
  • School or Department: CoLA - Culture and Environment
  • Office: NP.CM.211
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Personal statement

Chris specializes in early modern literature, but he also teaches outside his area of expertise, serving as a tutor on the first-year core module. His teaching interests include early modern literature, especially Shakespeare; he is also interested in national identity, memory and race. His research focuses on Shakespeare as well as national identity, in particular Jacobean imaginings of Britain and Britishness.

Academic qualifications

  • B.A.
  • M.A.
  • Ph.D.

Teaching specialism

  • Early Modern Literature and Culture
  • Manuscript and Print Culture
  • Nationalism, Race, Memory.

Current scholarship

  • BOOK
    The Subject of Britain, 1603-1625--under contract with Manchester University Press
  • Shakespeare and National Identity: A Dictionary--under contract with Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare.

Recent professional updating

  • 'Creating First World War Teaching Materials'. Workshop at the University of Oxford. 22-23 September, 2009
  • 'The Handwritten Worlds of Early Modern England'. National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute for College and University Teachers. The Folger Institute at the Folger Shakespeare Library. 20 June 20-28 July, 2005. Director, Steven W. May

Research and academic outputs

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Shakespeare and national identity: a dictionary
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Ivic, C (2017) Shakespeare and national identity: a dictionary. Bloomsbury, London. ISBN 9781472534347


Forgetting in early modern English literature and culture: Lethe's legacies
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Ivic, C (2004) Forgetting in early modern English literature and culture: Lethe's legacies. Routledge Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture . Routledge, London. ISBN 0415310466


Henry V making and re-making the British kingdoms: then and now
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Ivic, C (2018) 'Henry V making and re-making the British kingdoms: then and now.' In: Britland, K and Cottegnies, L, eds. Henry V: a critical reader. Bloomsbury, London. ISBN 9781474280105 (Forthcoming)


Gendering the archipelago: nation, state and empire in the prophetic writings of Lady Eleanor Davies
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Ivic, C and Maley, W (2017) 'Gendering the archipelago: nation, state and empire in the prophetic writings of Lady Eleanor Davies.' In: Orgis, R and Heim, M, eds. Fashioning England and the English: literature, nation, gender. Palgrave, London. (Forthcoming)


Literature and nationalism
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Ivic, C (2016) 'Literature and nationalism.' In: Stone, J, Rutledge, D.M, Rizova, P.S, Smith, A.D and Hou, X, eds. The Wiley Blackwell encyclopedia of race, ethnicity, and nationalism. Wiley, London, pp. 1-2. ISBN 9781405189781


Shakespeare's Elizabethan England/Jacobean Britain
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Ivic, C (2013) 'Shakespeare's Elizabethan England/Jacobean Britain.' In: Maley, W and Loughnane, R, eds. Celtic Shakespeare: The Bard and the Borderers. Ashgate, Farnham. ISBN 9781409422594


'How to vse your Brothers Brotherly': Civility, Incivility and Civil War in 3 Henry VI
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Ivic, C (2013) ''How to vse your Brothers Brotherly': Civility, Incivility and Civil War in 3 Henry VI.' In: Loughnane, R and Semple, E, eds. Staged Transgression in Shakespeare's England. Palgrave.


'bastard Normans, Norman bastards': anomalous identities in The Life of Henry the Fift
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Ivic, C (2010) ''bastard Normans, Norman bastards': anomalous identities in The Life of Henry the Fift.' In: Maley, W and Schwyzer, P, eds. Shakespeare and Wales: From the Marches to the Assembly. Ashgate, Farnham, pp. 75-90. ISBN 9780754662792


Reading Tudor Chronicles
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Ivic, C (2010) 'Reading Tudor Chronicles.' In: Brietz Monta, S and Ferguson, M, eds. Teaching Early Modern English Prose. Modern Language Association, New York. ISBN 9781603290524


‘the memorye of their noble ancestors': collective memory in early modern Ireland
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Ivic, C (2010) '‘the memorye of their noble ancestors': collective memory in early modern Ireland.' In: Frawley, O, ed. Memory Ireland. Volume 1: History and Modernity. Irish Studies . Syracuse University Press, Sycracuse, NY. ISBN 9780815632504


Spenser and Interpellative Memory
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Ivic, C (2009) 'Spenser and Interpellative Memory.' In: Beecher, D and Williams, G, eds. Ars Reminiscendi: Mind and memory in Renaissance culture. Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, Toronto. ISBN 9780772720481


Reassuring fratricide in 1 Henry IV
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Ivic, C (2004) 'Reassuring fratricide in 1 Henry IV.' In: Ivic, C and Williams, G, eds. Forgetting in early modern English literature and culture: Lethe's legacies. Routledge studies in renaissance literature and culture . Routledge, London, pp. 99-109. ISBN 0415310466


"Our British land": Anne Bradstreet's Atlantic perspective
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Ivic, C (2004) '"Our British land": Anne Bradstreet's Atlantic perspective.' In: Schwyzer, P and Mealor, S, eds. Archipelagic identities: literature and identity in the Atlantic Archipelago, 1550-1800. Ashgate, Aldershot, pp. 195-204. ISBN 0754635848


Samuel Daniel
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Ivic, C (2002) 'Samuel Daniel.' In: Baker, C, ed. Absolutism and the scientific revolution, 1600-1720: a biographical dictionary. The Great Cultural Eras of the Western World . Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut, pp. 84-85. ISBN 9780313308277


Michael Drayton
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Ivic, C (2002) 'Michael Drayton.' In: Baker, C, ed. Absolutism and the scientific revolution, 1600-1720: a biographical dictionary. The Great Cultural Eras of the Western World . Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut, pp. 97-98. ISBN 9780313308277


John Norden
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Ivic, C (2002) 'John Norden.' In: Baker, C, ed. Absolutism and the scientific revolution, 1600-1720: a biographical dictionary. The Great Cultural Eras of the Western World . Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut, pp. 282-283. ISBN 9780313308277


John Speed
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Ivic, C (2002) 'John Speed.' In: Baker, C, ed. Absolutism and the scientific revolution, 1600-1720: a biographical dictionary. The Great Cultural Eras of the Western World . Greenwood Press, Westport, Connecticut, pp. 356-357. ISBN 9780313308277


Mapping British identities: John Speed's theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine
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Ivic, C (2002) 'Mapping British identities: John Speed's theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine.' In: Baker, D and Maley, W, eds. British identities and English Renaissance literature. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 135-155. ISBN 0521782007


Spenser and the bounds of race
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Ivic, C (1999) 'Spenser and the bounds of race.' Genre: Forms of Discourse and Culture, 32 (3). pp. 141-174. ISSN 0016-6928


'Incorporating Ireland: cultural conflict in Holinshed's Irish Chronicles': edges: dangerous encounters and identity formation
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Ivic, C (1999) ''Incorporating Ireland: cultural conflict in Holinshed's Irish Chronicles': edges: dangerous encounters and identity formation.' The Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, 29 (3). pp. 473-498. ISSN 1082-9636


"Our inland": Henry V and the Celtic Fringe
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Ivic, C (1999) '"Our inland": Henry V and the Celtic Fringe.' Ariel: A Review of International English Literature, 30 (1). pp. 85-103. ISSN 0004-1327


‘For the republicke’: Samuel Daniel’s ‘A panegyrike congratulatorie to the Kings Maiestie’ (1603)
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Ivic, C (2015) ‘For the republicke’: Samuel Daniel’s ‘A panegyrike congratulatorie to the Kings Maiestie’ (1603). In: Samuel Daniel, Poet and Historian, 10-11 September 2015, The Royal College of Music, London.


Bitter memories in Spenser’s View
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Ivic, C (2015) Bitter memories in Spenser’s View. In: Fifth International Spenser Society Conference, 18-20 June, 2015, Dublin Castle, Ireland.


"If I were to do it again, I would not do it": John Thornborough, the Jacobean Union, and doing it again
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Ivic, C (2012) "If I were to do it again, I would not do it": John Thornborough, the Jacobean Union, and doing it again. In: Society for Renaissance Studies International Conference 2012, 9-11 July 2012, University of Manchester.


Print, political culture and Samuel Daniel's "A Panegyrike Congratvlatorie to His Kings Maiestie"
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Ivic, C (2011) Print, political culture and Samuel Daniel's "A Panegyrike Congratvlatorie to His Kings Maiestie". In: Book Encounters, 1500-1750, July 1 2011, Corsham Court Centre, Bath Spa University.


Radical Britons: Bacon, Hume, and British political culture
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Ivic, C (2011) Radical Britons: Bacon, Hume, and British political culture. In: The annual meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, 24-6 March 2011, Hilton Montreal Bonaventure Hotel, Montreal, Quebec.


"This mighty worke of vnion": early Jacobean Panegyric
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Ivic, C (2010) "This mighty worke of vnion": early Jacobean Panegyric. In: The annual meeting of the Renaissance Society of America, 8-10 April 2010, Venice.


The creation and reception of Jacobean Union ideas
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Ivic, C (2008) The creation and reception of Jacobean Union ideas. In: The Bibliographical Society AGM, 16 December 2008, London.


The Union book
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Ivic, C (2007) The Union book. In: New Developments in Textual Culture, 17 February 2007, Department of English Studies, University of Stirling.


The production, circulation, and reception of Jacobean Union ideas
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Ivic, C (2006) The production, circulation, and reception of Jacobean Union ideas. In: The Modern Language Association Convention, 27-30 December 2006, Philadelphia.


Ben Jonson and manuscript culture
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Ivic, C (2005) Ben Jonson and manuscript culture.


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