Professor of English Emeritus (retired)
John O’Neill's research interest is the literature of Restoration England, 1660-1700. He is the author of George Villiers, Second Duke of Buckingham (1984) and has published articles and reviews in such journals as Eighteenth-Century Studies, the Huntington Library Quarterly, Modern Philology and the Durham University Journal. In recent years, O’Neill has pursued an interest in the film adaptation of classic English literary texts. He has organized panels on “The Eighteenth Century on Film” and presented conference papers on Fielding’s Tom Jones and Laclos’s Dangerous Liaisons. He taught the seminar “Jane Austen: Text and Film.” He received his doctorate from the University of Minnesota.
Appointed to the Faculty1972
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
A.M., University of Minnesota
B.S., Wisconsin State College