Dr Andy Mousley is Reader in Critical Theory and Renaissance Literature in the English department at De Montfort University. His main areas of academic interest are in humanism, posthumanism, Shakespeare, Renaissance literature, and autobiography. Recent major publications include Re-Humanising Shakespeare: Literary Humanism, Wisdom and Modernity (2007), Critical Humanisms: Humanist/Anti-Humanist Dialogues, with Martin Halliwell (2003), Renaissance Drama and Contemporary Literary Theory (2000), and, as editor, John Donne: New Casebooks. He is also the series co-editor of Edinburgh Critical Guides to Literature. Twelve books in the series have so far been published.
Recent and forthcoming publications include: as editor, Towards a New Literary Humanism (2011), and "The New Literary Humanism: Towards a Critical Vocabulary", Textual Practice, 24:5 (2010), 819-39.
At De Montfort University, he currently teaches courses on critical theory, Renaissance literature, and autobiography. He has twice received awards by the University for his teaching