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Ryan Hackenbracht

Ryan Hackenbracht, PhD

Assistant Professor - English

Office: 428 English Building
Email: ryan.hackenbracht@ttu.edu
Areas of Specialization and Interest
Renaissance, Book History, Religion and Literature

Hackenbracht specializes in English poetry, prose, and politics of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. His current book project, National Reckonings: The Last Judgment and Literature in Milton’s England, examines the relationship between counter-nationalism, eschatology, and literary form during the English Revolution and Restoration. His research interests include Milton and pop culture, Thomas Hobbes and political philosophy, apocalypticism and radical religion, book history and print culture, and religion and literature.

Hackenbracht is the 2013 recipient of the Natalie Zemon Davis Award from Renaissance and Reformation/Renaissance et Réforme and the 2011 recipient of the Albert C. Labriola Award from the Milton Society of America. During summer 2014, he was the William A. Ringler Fellow at the Huntington Library for book project research. His work has recently appeared in Studies in Philology and Renaissance and Reformation/Renaissance et Réforme.

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Book in Progress