Department:Department of English and Media
Areas of Expertise: English literature
Eugene teaches and researches Shakespeare, Renaissance drama, children’s literature, history of the book, and masculinity studies.
Eugene has supervised eight Anglia Ruskin doctorates to completion and would be keen to hear from potential students interested in Renaissance studies or children’s literature.
British Academy Small Research Grant, ‘Revels Edition of James Shirley’s Hyde Park’, 2014, £1420.05.
HEA Discipline Workshop, ‘Postgraduate Teachers of English: Support, Recognition, and Integration’, £748, 2012-13.
The Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation, research on Alice in Japan, £1000, 31 March-14 April 2012 – Co-investigator.
AHRC Block Grant Partnerships: Capacity Building Route, 1 October 2011-30 September 2014, approximately £200,000 in studentships – Principal Investigator.
Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin, Fellowship 2010-2011, $3000.
British Academy Smaller Research Grant, The Shakespearean Play Text, 1 July 2009-1 October 2009, £1427.14.
The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation, research on The Complete Works of James Shirley, 11 July 2009-25 July 2009, £1500.
U. S. National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Stipend 2008, $6000.
English Subject Centre, support for Anglia Literary Society, 2007-8, £250.
AHRC Research Grant, The Complete Works of James Shirley, 1 April 2008-31 March 2014, £832,000 plus PhD studentships: Anglia Ruskin share, £344,000.
AHRC, Interdisciplinary Research Training Network, 2006-2008, £350 for Anglia Ruskin.
Clark-Huntington Joint Bibliography Fellowship, 2007-2008, for editorial work on James Shirley, $4,000.
British Academy Larger Research Grant, The Complete Works of James Shirley – Preparatory Research, March 2005-Sept. 2005, £14,042.
William Shakespeare, Timon of Athens, ed. Eugene Giddens, in The Norton Shakespeare, ed. Stephen Greenblatt et al (New York and London: Norton, 2015).
Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass: A Publishing History, co-authored 100,000-word book (New York and Aldershot: Ashgate, 2013).
A Handbook of Jonson Studies, ed. Eugene Giddens (Oxford: Oxford UP, online 2013-2015; print 2017).
The Cambridge Edition of the Works of Ben Jonson, gen. eds. David Bevington, Martin Butler, Ian Donaldson, assoc. eds. Eugene Giddens and Karen Britland, 7 print volumes and electronic edition (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2012).
How to Read a Shakespearean Play Text (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2011).
Collections XVI (The Malone Society), gen. ed. Eugene Giddens (Manchester UP: Malone Society Publications, 2011).
William Shakespeare, Pericles, New Penguin Shakespeare, ed. Eugene Giddens (London: Penguin, 2008).
William Shakespeare, King John, New Penguin Shakespeare, ed. Robert Smallwood, revised with a new introduction by Eugene Giddens (London: Penguin, 2005).
The Roaring Girl and other City Comedies, ed. with an introduction by James Knowles and notes and glossary by Eugene Giddens, Oxford World’s Classics (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001).
The Oxford Complete Works of James Shirley, gen. eds. Eugene Giddens, Teresa Grant, and Barbara Ravelhofer, 10 vols. (Oxford: Oxford UP, forthcoming 2015-2018); electronic edition (forthcoming 2016).
Collections XVII (The Malone Society), gen. ed. Eugene Giddens and Siobhan Keanan (Manchester UP: Malone Society Publications, 2016).
James Shirley, Hyde Park (Revels), ed. Eugene Giddens (Manchester: Manchester UP, forthcoming 2017).
‘Children’s Literature and Distant Reading’, in The Edinburgh Companion to Children’s Literature, ed. Maria Nikolajeva and Clementine Beauvais (Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, forthcoming).
‘Shakespeare’s Texts and Editions’, The Shakespearean World, ed. Robert Ormsby and Jill Levenson (London: Routledge, forthcoming).
‘Digital Editions and Digital Delays: Electronic Editions of Renaissance Literature’, Book 2.0 (2011), 21-30.
‘Masculinity and Barbarism in Titus Andronicus’, Early Modern Literary Studies 14.1 (2011).
‘Editions and Editors’, in Jonson in Context, ed. Julie Sanders (Cambridge: CUP, 2009).
‘Pericles, the Afterlife’, in The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare’s Last Plays, ed. Catherine M. S. Alexander (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008).
‘The Final Stages of Printing Ben Jonson’s Works, 1640-41’, Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America 97 (2003), 57-68.
‘Honourable Men: Militancy and Masculinity in Julius Caesar’, Renaissance Forum 5.2 (2001), 1-34. Reprinted in Shakespearean Criticism 105 (2007).
‘The Challenge to Duel in Jonson’s The Magnetic Lady, III.vi’, Notes and Queries 246 (2001), 314-15.
‘The Genesis of Shakespeare’s Titus Andronicus’, Literature and Theology 12 (1998), 341-9. Reprinted in Shakespearean Criticism 103 (2005).
‘The Wounds of Civil War and Antony and Cleopatra’, Notes and Queries 243 (1998), 346-7.
‘Calianax’s Challenge in The Maid’s Tragedy’, Notes and Queries 242 (1997), 523.