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San Diego State University
Department of English and Comparative Literature

Peter C. Herman, Ph.D.

Phone: (619)-594-7776
Office: AL-265

Peter C. Herman has published numerous books and anthologies, including The New Milton Criticism (co-edited with Elizabeth Sauer; Cambridge University Press, 2012); Approaches to Teaching Milton's "Paradise Lost," 2nd edition (MLA, 2012); Royal Poetrie: Monarchic Verse and the Political Imaginary of Early Modern England (Cornell University Press, 2010) Destabilizing Milton: Paradise Lost and the Poetics of Incertitude (Palgrave, 2005), and Squitter-wits and Muse-haters: Sidney, Spenser, Milton and Renaissance Antipoetic Sentiment (Wayne State University Press, 1996). His essays have appeared in such journals as Renaissance Quarterly, SEL, and Modern Philology. He is currently working on the literature of terrorism. He received his Ph.D. in 1990 from Columbia University.