Ryan Netzley is Professor of English at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. He is also the editor of Marvell Studies. His research focuses on Renaissance lyric poetry, critical and poststructuralist theory, poetics and reading practices, and Reformation theology. He is the author of Lyric Apocalypse: Milton, Marvell, and the Nature of Events (Fordham UP, 2015) and Reading, Desire, and the Eucharist in Early Modern Religious Poetry (University of Toronto Press, 2011). At Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, he teaches courses on seventeenth-century lyric, Milton, literary theory, and the value of literary reading.