Education: B.A., Yale (1964)
M.Phil., Cambridge (1966)
Ph.D., Yale (1969)
Interests: Shakespeare; Early Modern Literature and Culture; Literature of Travel and Exploration; Religion and Literature; Literature and Anthropology; Literary and Cultural Theory.
Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics (2018); The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve (2017); The Swerve: How the World Became Modern (2011); Shakespeare’s Freedom (2010); Cultural Mobility (2010); Will in the World (2004); Hamlet in Purgatory (2001); Gen. ed. The Norton Anthology of English Literature (2000); Practicing New Historicism (with Catherine Gallagher, 2000); Gen. ed. Norton Shakespeare (1997); ed. New World Encounters (1993); Marvelous Possessions (1991); Learning to Curse (1990); Shakespearean Negotiations (1988); Renaissance Self-Fashioning (1980).
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