John Wilson's Web pages


Now that I am retired, the focus of these pages is slowly changing. I am in the process of updating the website, so please bear with me during the transition process!

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"Protestant Polemic and the Japanese Martyrs"
(European Association for Japanese Studies Annual Conference, Tsukuba University, September 15, 2019)


English Skills A-2 (autumn)
English Skills B-2 (autumn)

English history, 1485-1714


Check out my
lecture course




If you love books...

This book is a real treasure from the 15th century.

Take a look!

And here is a link to my collection of

17th century books: CLICK HERE!

My most recent publication is

Pain, Pleasure and Perversity:

Discourses of Suffering in Seventeenth-Century England

(Ashgate, 2013)

I maintain a blog for issues relating to the book here.

For a general list of my publications,

with access to some of them, go here.

And, just for fun...

  check my YouTube videos!  





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