College of Arts & Sciences Department of English
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
Director of UW Cultural Programs, 1983-
Graduate Student Advisor (English Department), 1990-2003
Associate Professor, 1977-82
Assistant Professor, University of Wyoming, 1972-77
Lecturer, St. John's University (NY), 1966-67
Mortar Board "Top Prof" Award, 2008
George Duke Humphrey Distinguished Professor Award (UW's highest honor), 2003
Pepsi Award for Excellence (awarded by the Trustees), 2003
Western Arts Alliance Award for Outstanding Service to the Performing Arts in the West, 1999
Fellow (1993) and Life Member (Hon), Clare Hall, Cambridge, 1993-
University of Wyoming Ellbogen Award for Outstanding Teaching, 1987
Phi Beta Kappa
An Expanding Universe: The Project of Eighteenth-Century Studies, ed. Kevin L. Cope and Cedric D. Reverand II. New York: AMS Press, forthcoming.
Queen Anne and the Arts, ed. O M Brack, Jr. and Cedric D. Reverand II. New York: Bucknell University Press, forthcoming.
Dryden's Final Poetic Mode: The Fables. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1988.
Contributions to Books:
“The Unending Dunciad: Pope’s Weird Revenge,” from Editing Lives: Essays in Contemporary Textual and Bibliographical Studies in Honor of O M Brack, Jr., ed. Jesse Be. Swan. Lewisburg; Bucknell University Press, forthcoming.
Entry on “Epic (theory of),” for The Encyclopedia of British Literature, 1660-1789, ed. Philip Smallwood. London: Wiley-Blackwell, forthcoming.
"Joshua Reynolds, Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Sarah Siddons, and the Battle of the Tragic Muses.. The Expanding Universe: The Project of Eighteenth-Century Studies: Festschrift for Jim Springer Borck. Ed. Kevin C. Cope and Cedric D. Reverand II. New York: AMS Press (forthcoming).
"Dryden and the Canon: Absorbing and Rejecting the Burden of the Past." Enchanted Ground: Reimagining John Dryden. Ed. Maximillian Novak and Jayne Lewis. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2004. Pp. 203-25.
"The Final 'Memorial of My Own Principles': Dryden's Alter Egos in His Later Career." John Dryden: Tercentenary Essays. Edited by Paul Hammond and David Hopkins. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2000.
"John Dryden." Dictionary of Literary Biography. Vol. CI: British Prose Writers, 1660-1800. Edited by Donald T. Siebert. Columbia, SC: Bruccoli Clark Layman, 1991. Pp. 139-71.
"John Dryden: Personal Concerns of the Impersonal Poet," 1650-1850: Ideas, Aesthetics, and Inquiries in the Early Modern Era" 13 (2006): 1-23.
"Christopher Wren's Stylistic Development." Eighteenth-Century Life 24 n.s. 2 (2001): 81-115.
"Dryden's 'Essay of Dramatick Poesy': The Poet and the World of Affairs." Studies in English Literature 22 (1982): 375-93.
"Dryden on Dryden in 'To Sir Godfrey Kneller.'" Papers on Language and Literature 17 (1981): 164-80.
"Ut Pictura Poesis, and Pope's ‘Satire II, i.'" Eighteenth-Century Studies 9 (1976): 553-68; rpt. in Pope: Recent Essays by Several Hands [Essential Articles on Pope Series]. Edited by Maynard Mack and James A. Winn. Hamden, CT: Archon Books, 1980.
Other Scholarly Work:
General Editor, Eighteenth-Century Life, 2004-
General Editor, Scriblerian, 2003-2004
Advisory Board Member, Bucknell University Press (its 18th-century series).
English Book Review Editor for The Eighteenth Century: A Current Bibliography. New York: AMS Press,
Contributing Editor for The Eighteenth Century: A Current Bibliography. New York: AMS Press, 1982-94 (author of 700+ unsigned reviews).
Music (both listening and playing, both classical and jazz), photography (view-camera stuff), art, architecture, baseball (National League).