Simpson, James

James Simpson is Donald P. and Katherine B. Loker Professor of English at Harvard University.  He was formerly Professor of Medieval and Renaissance English at the University of Cambridge.  Besides Under the Hammer, featured in his Rorotoko interview, his recent books include Burning to Read: English Fundamentalism and its Reformation Opponents (Harvard, 2007), which won the 2008 Independent Publisher Book Awards Silver Medal, and Reform and Cultural Revolution (Oxford, 2002), winner of the 2007 British Academy Sir Israel Gollancz Prize.

On Rorotoko:

On his book Under the Hammer: Iconoclasm in the Anglo-American Tradition
(Our Cover Feature of April 06, 2011)