Helen Wilcox is Professor Emerita of English Literature at Bangor University, Wales, having previously taught at the universities of Groningen (The Netherlands) and Liverpool (England) and worked as a visiting professor in Singapore, Spain and the U.S.A. Her research interests range widely over early modern texts and their contexts, including early women’s writing, seventeenth-century lyric poetry and devotional writing, Shakespearian tragicomedy, autobiography, and the relationship between words and music. Among her major publications are Her Own Life: Autobiographical Writings by Seventeenth-Century Englishwomen (1989, co-edited with Elspeth Graham, Hilary Hinds and Elaine Hobby); Women and Literature in Britain, 1500-1700 (1996); the Cambridge edition of The English Poems of George Herbert (2007); 1611: Authority, Gender and the Word in Early Modern England (2014); The Oxford Handbook of Early Modern English Literature and Religion (2017, co-edited with Andrew Hiscock); and the Arden 3 edition of All’s Well That Ends Well (2019, co-edited with Suzanne Gossett). She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, the English Association and the Learned Society of Wales.