Published on Brock University (http://www.brocku.ca)
English Language & Literature
Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada
Canada Council Killam award www.brocku.ca/research/research-profiles/sauer
Professor of English
Recent Selected Publications
2014 Elizabeth Sauer. Milton, Toleration, and Nationhood (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press).
2014 Elizabeth Sauer. “Bradstreet, the English Civil War, and the Transatlantic Book Trade," Winner of the Montaigne Prize.
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 and Julia M. Wright, eds. Reading the Nation in English Literature (London & New York: Routledge, 2010).
2008 Sharon Achinstein and 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 Elizabeth Sauer. "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
2004 Helen Ostovich and Elizabeth Sauer, eds. Reading Early Modern Women (New York and London: Routledge), 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 Balachandra Rajan and Elizabeth Sauer, eds. Milton and the Imperial Vision (Pittsburgh: Duquesne University Press, 1999): winner of the Irene Samuel Memorial Award, Milton Society of America, 2000
Sauer also authored additional monographs including "Paper-contestations" and Textual Communities in England 1640-1675 (University of Toronto Press, 2005) and Barbarous Dissonance and Images of Voice in Milton's Epics (McGill-Queen's UP, 1996), and produced 12 edited/co-edited additional collections, including Imperialisms: Historical and Literary Investigations 1500-1900 (with Balachandra Rajan) (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2004; Istanbul: KureYayinlari, 2006), Books and Readers in Early Modern England (with Jennifer Andersen) (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002), and Agonistes: Arenas of Creative Contest (with Janet Lungstrum) (New York, 1997).
Works in Progress
- Early Modern English Nationhood and Transatlantic Literature, funded by a recently awarded SSHRC Insight Grant