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Journal Articles

Wood, N (2020) Digitally post-human: living on and after, CounterText, 6(1), pp.78-101, ISSN: 2056-4406. DOI: 10.3366/count.2020.0183.

Wood, N (2018) Introduction: Shakespeare's Public Spheres, Shakespeare, 14(1), pp.1-11, ISSN: 1745-0918. DOI: 10.1080/17450918.2018.1439093.

(2013) Framing Clarissa's "Good Sense" in Pope's "The Rape of the Lock", Essays in Criticism: a quarterly journal of literary criticism, 63(4), Proofs expected on August 7th, 2013.

Wood, NP (2011) Goldsmith's English Malady, Studies in the Literary Imagination, 44(1), pp.63-83, ISSN: 0039-3819.


Wood, N (2019) Powell's modernism. In Marshall, K and Warren, J (ed) Anthony Powell Society Conference 2018, Anthony Powell and the Visual Arts; Proceedings of the Anthony Powell Conference, Oxford 2018, Merton College, Oxford, UK, pp.101-114, ISBN: 9780995626744.


Wood, N (2020) Shakespeare and reception theory, Bloomsbury, ISBN: 9781350112100.

Wood, NP and Lodge, D (ed) (2008) Modern Criticism and Theory, 3rd ed, Pearson Education Ltd, ISBN: 978 0582784543.

Wood, NP (ed) (1999) Jonathan Swift (Longman Critical Readers (Cloth), Addison Wesley Publishing Company, ISBN: 0582225728.

Wood, NP (ed) (1999) Modern Criticism and Theory: A Reader (2nd Edition), Pearson Education, ISBN: 81 297 0136 7.

Wood, NP (ed) (1996) Measure for Measure, Open University Press, ISBN: 033519236X.

Wood, NP (ed) (1996) The Merchant of Venice, Open University Press, ISBN: 0335192378.

Wood, NP (ed) (1996) Hamlet, Open University Press, ISBN: 0335192351.

Wood, NP (ed) (1996) Antony and Cleopatra (Theory in Practice Series), Open University Press.

Wood, NP (ed) (1995) Henry IV, Parts One and Two (Theory in Practice), Open University Press.

Wood, NP (ed) (1995) The Tempest, McGraw-Hill.

Wood, NP (ed) (1994) Passage to India, McGraw-Hill, ISBN: 0335157122.

Wood, NP (ed) (1994) The Waste Land, Open University Press, ISBN: 0335157165.

Wood, NP (ed) (1993) Mansfield Park, Open University Press.

Wood, NP (ed) (1993) Don Juan, Open University Press, ISBN: 0335134874.

Wood, NP (ed) (1993) The Prelude, McGraw-Hill, ISBN: 0335157122.

Wood, NP (ed) (1989) John Gay and the Scriblerians, Vision Press and St Martin's Press, ISBN: 0312024223.

Wood, NP (ed) (1989) Selected Letters of Fanny Burney, Oxford Text Archive.

Wood, NP (ed) (1989) Dr. Johnson and Fanny Burney: Selections from the Early Prose, 177-88, Bristol Classical Press, ISBN: 1 85399 066-3.

Wood, NP (1986) Swift, Harvester Press.


Wood, N (2021) Taking Love's Labour's Lost seriously. In Smith, E (ed) Shakespeare Survey, Cambridge University Press, pp.208-221, ISBN: 9781009036795. DOI: 10.1017/9781009036795.015.

Wood, NP (2015) "Pope's Horatian Voice". In Ingram, A and Fowler, J (ed) Voice and Context in Eighteenth-Century Verse, Palgrave, pp.11-28, ISBN: 9781349580293. DOI: 10.1057/9781137487636_2.

Wood, NP (2015) Spleen in Shakespeare's comedies. In Sullivan, E and Meek, R (ed) The Renaissance of emotion: Understanding affect in Shakespeare and his contemporaries, Manchester University Press, pp.109-129, ISBN: 9780719090783.

Wood, NP (2014) The Public Sphere and Worldliness: The Present Dialogue within English Studies. In Gildea, N and Goodwyn, H (ed) English Studies: the state of the discipline, past, present, and future, Palgrave McMillan, pp.48-66, ISBN: 9781349502219. DOI: 10.1057/9781137478054_5.

Wood, NP (2012) Chasing Allusions in Pope's Fifth Pastoral, "Messiah". In Fielitz, S and Meyer, U (ed) Shakespeare, Satire. Academia: essays in honour of Wolfgang Weiss, Heidelberg University Press, pp.203-215, ISBN: 978-3-8253-5959-1.

Wood, NP (2012) Adam Smith’s The Theory of Moral Sentiments in 1759:Spectatorship, Duty, and Social Improvement. In Regan, S (ed) Reading 1759, pp.76-99, ISBN: 978-1611484786.

Wood, NP (2011) Civic Humanism: Said, Brecht and Coriolanus. In Andy Mousley, (ed) Towards a New Literary Humanism, Palgrave Macmillan, pp.212-227, ISBN: 978 0 230 23815 2.

Wood, NP (2010) Epic. In Wolfreys, J and ed, (ed) The English Literature Companion, Palgrave Macmillan, pp.171-177, ISBN: 978 0 230 00813 7.

Wood, NP (2010) Lyric. In Wolfreys, J and ed, (ed) The English Literature Companion, Palgrave Macmillan, pp.177-181, ISBN: 978 0 230 00813 7.

Wood, NP (2010) Satire. In Wolfreys, J and ed, (ed) The English Literature Companion, Palgrave Macmillan, pp.181-186, ISBN: 978 0 230 00813 7.

Wood, NP (2010) The 'Official' and 'Unofficial' Spleen. In Lawlor, C and Maffre, V (ed) Figures et Culture de la Depression (1660-1800), Presses Universitaires de la Mediterranee, pp.129-141, ISBN: 978 2 84269 899 7.

Wood, NP and Yarrington, AW (2003) 'Ut Sculptura Poesis': British Romantic Poetry and Sculptural Form. In Frangenberg, TE (ed) Poetry on Art: Renaissance to Romanticism, Shaun Tyas, pp.215-235, ISBN: 1900289563.

Wood, NP (2001) How Does 'Hamlet' End?. In Cartmell, D and Scott, M (ed) Talking Shakespeare: Shakespeare into the millennium, Palgrave Macmillan, pp.24-38, ISBN: 0-333-77791-3.

Wood, NP (2001) Jonathan Swift: Gulliver's Travels. In Rylance, R and Simons, JE (ed) Literature in Context, Palgrave, pp.63-77, ISBN: 978-0333803912.

Wood, NP (1998) Conversation and Connection in Johnson's Dictionary. In Gurr, AE (ed) Yearbook of English Studies, English Association, pp.123-46.

Wood, NP (1996) Mocking the Heroic: A New Context for The Rape of the Lock?. In Gill, JTE (ed) Cutting Edges: Post-Modern Views on Satire, Tennessee University Press, pp.171-202.

Wood, NP (1992) Graham Greene and the Image of the Author. In ed, ANO (ed) Graham Greene in Perspective, Leicester University, pp.32-45.

Wood, NP (1986) "Keats' Smokeable Narratives: Isabella and The Eve of St. Agnes". In ed, ANO (ed) Proceedings of the English Association North, Liverpool University Press, pp.1-22.

Wood, NP (1986) "Barthes and Foucault on Simplicity". In Kelley, D and Llasera, IE (ed) Cross-References, A. N. Other, p.15.

Wood, N (Accepted for publication) Evelyn Waugh and the military life. In Callus, I (ed) Refractions: Romanticism, Modernism, Comparatism -- Essays in Honour of Peter Vassallo, Midsea Books, pp.51-63.

Scholarly Editions

Wood, NP (2007) 'She Stoops to Conquer' and other Eighteenth-Century Comedies, Oxford University Press.

Wood, NP (1989) Dr johnson and Frances Burney: selections from the early prose, 1777-88, Bristol Classical Press.

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