|In Memoriam – Glyn Salton-Cox
The English Department is devastated to announce the death over the New Year of our colleague Glyn Salton-Cox. To his family, loved ones, and friends here, in his native Britain, and throughout the world, we offer our deepest and most heartfelt condolences. Glyn was a brilliant scholar, a very popular teacher, and the kindest of colleagues.
The Department of English invites you to a commemoration of our colleague Glyn Salton-Cox on Friday, March 3d, 2023.
We will gather in the Faculty Club’s Betty Elings Wells Pavilion at 3:00 pm and then move to the Terrace at 4:00 pm for a reception. Please let us know of any accessibility requests.
- Ph.D., Yale University, 1971
Michael O’Connell is a Professor in the English Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he has taught since 1970. He received his Ph.D. from Yale University in 1971, and his central interests include Renaissance literature (Spenser, Shakespeare, Milton); and medieval and Renaissance Drama. He is the author of Mirror and Veil: The Historical Dimension of Spenser’s Faerie Queene (1977), Robert Burton (1986), The Idolatrous Eye: Iconoclasm and Theater in Early Modern England (2000), as well as articles on Spenser, Catullus, Petrach, Milton, and Handel. Professor O’Connell is currently at work on a project about the relations between the late medieval theater and the Elizabethan stage.
- c. 1500-1800