Daniel Donoghue

Daniel Donoghue

John P. Marquand Professor of English

Education: B.A., University of Dallas (1978)
M.Phil., University College Dublin (1981)
Ph.D., Yale (1986)

Interests: Old English; Middle English; History of the Language, Medievalism, Cognitive Literary Studies, Digital Humanities, Comedy.

Selected Works: How the Anglo-Saxons Read Their Poems (2018); Old English: A Short Introduction (2004); Lady Godiva:The History of a Legend (2003); Beowulf: A Verse Translation, ed. (2002); Style in Old English Poetry (1987).


I am happy to reach out to first-generation students or anyone who feels less than welcome at Harvard.

Contact Information

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Office: Barker 208
p: 617-495-2505
Office Hours: By appointment