Alfred Thomas

Alfred Thomas is Professor of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago and has taught at Rutgers, Harvard and UC-Berkeley. He completed his PhD in medieval literature at Cambridge University (UK). He is the author of eight books, most recently, Shakespeare, Dissent, and the Cold War (2014) and Reading Women in Late Medieval Europe: Anne of Bohemia and Chaucer’s Female Audience (2015).

Essays by this author

Before Corporate Monoculture


In this review of Henry Turner’s The Corporate Commonwealth, Thomas considers how Turner historicizes the term “corporatization” to explore its wide-ranging definitions and functions in early-modern England.