Published on Brock University (http://www.brocku.ca)
English Language & Literature
Canada Council Killam award
Recent Selected Publications
Milton, Toleration, and Nationhood forthcoming from Cambridge University Press.
2012 Peter C. Herman and Elizabeth Sauer, eds. The New Milton Criticism (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press). www.cambridge.org/aus/catalogue/catalogue.asp?isbn=9781107603950
2010 Elizabeth Sauer & Julia M. Wright, eds. Reading the Nation in English Literature (London & New York: Routledge, 2010).
2008 Sharon Achinstein & Elizabeth Sauer, eds. Milton and Toleration (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2007): winner of the Irene Samuel Memorial Award, Milton Society of America, 2008
2007 Elizabeth Sauer, ed. Milton and the Climates of Reading: Essays by Balachandra Rajan (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2006), named a CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title of the Year.
2007 "Milton’s Of True Religion, Protestant Nationhood, and the Negotiation of Liberty,” Milton Quarterly 40.1 (2006): 1-19, winner of the James Holly Hanford Award for Most Distinguished Essay; Milton Society of America, 2007
2005 Reading Early Modern Women, ed. Helen Ostovich and Elizabeth Sauer (New York and London: Routledge, 2004), winner of The Society for the Study of Early Modern Woman Award for the best Collaborative Work published in 2004 on a topic relating to early modern women; 2005
2000 Milton and the Imperial Vision, ed. Balachandra Rajan and Elizabeth Sauer (Pittsburgh: Duquesne University Press, 1999): winner of the Irene Samuel Memorial Award, Milton Society of America, 2000
Sauer also authored 2 monographs including "Paper-contestations" and Textual Communities in England 1640-1675 (University of Toronto Press, 2005), and produced 12 book collections, including Imperialisms: Historical and Literary Investigations 1500-1900 (with Balachandra Rajan) (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2004; Istanbul: KureYayinlari, 2006) and Books and Readers in Early Modern England (with Jennifer Andersen) (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002).
Works in Progress
- Early Modern English Nationhood and Transatlantic Literature