Charles A. Dana Professor Emerita


  • Ph.D., Columbia

Teaching interests: Shakespeare; early modern England; modern drama

Research interests: early modern autograph albums; the English actors in Germany during Shakespeare’s time

Selected publications:
“Halfe maim’d? Five Unknown Poems by Mary Sidney Herbert, Countess of Pembroke” (with Paul Schlueter), Times Literary Supplement (London) 23 July 2010, pp. 14-15.

“Three Early Seventeenth-Century Watercolours of the Tombs of Henry VII and Elizabeth I in Westminster Abbey.” The Burlington Magazine 151 (December 2009): 819-21.

“Martin Droeshout Redivivus: Reassessing the Folio Engraving of Shakespeare.” Shakespeare Survey 60 (2007): 237-51.

co-edited Shakespeare Bulletin (1982-2003).

author or editor of 16 books, including The Album Amicorum and the London of Shakespeare’s Time (London: British Library Press, 2011).

Honors: Fulbright Professorship; National Endowment for the Humanities Grants; Jones Lecture Award; Lindback Award