Eve Houghton

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6th Year
Areas of Interest: 

Early modern drama; Restoration drama; 18th-century literature; history of the book; affect theory; long history of the novel

Dissertation Topic: 

Awkward Types: Character and Courtesy in Seventeenth-Century English Drama

Advisors: Catherine Nicholson, David Kastan, Jonathan Kramnick, Marta Figlerowicz


“He Said/She Said: Free Indirect Style Before the Novel.” Critical Inquiry (forthcoming).

Houghton, Eve. “Fops vs Tops: Character and Attention in The Country Wife.” ELH 90.3 (Fall 2023): 667-691.

Houghton, Eve. “Private Owners, Public Books: Henrietta Bartlett’s Feminist Bibliography.” Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America. 116.4 (Winter 2022): 567-587.

Houghton, Eve. “Pastime with Good Company: Writing and Leisure in Early Modern England.” Exhibit essay for Subscribed: The Manuscript in Britain, 1500-1800, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library (2020).

Houghton, Eve. “Review of Angus Vine, Miscellaneous Order: Manuscript Culture and the Early Modern Organization of Knowledge.”Times Literary Supplement (September 2019).

Exhibitions and Curatorial Work:

“Shakespeare For All Time?,” First Folio 400th Anniversary Exhibit, Yale University Library, Fall 2023-Spring 2024

Pastime with Good Company: Writing and Leisure in Early Modern England, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Spring 2020.