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L. Brown Kennedy

Professor of Literature

L. Brown Kennedy, professor of literature, is broadly trained (at Duke and Cornell) in English literature and has special interests in sixteenth and seventeenth century literature and culture (Shakespeare, Elizabethan and Jacobean drama, Milton, Renaissance and Reformation cultural history, theology and historiography).

Additional teaching and research interests include the literature and culture of the Southern U.S.; women's writing and the representation of gender; the representation of childhood and children's literature; and Irish literature and culture.

She is currently engaged in a study of Virginia Woolf as a reader of Shakespeare.

School of Humanities, Arts, and Cultural Studies

Recent and Upcoming Courses
HACU-0225: Southern Literature and History (Spring 2014)
HACU-0294: Joyce and Woolf in Context: British Literature Between the Wars (Fall 2013)
HACU-0302: Advanced Shakespeare Seminar (Spring 2013)
CSI-0237/HACU-0237: Fictions of Childhood (Spring 2012)


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Brown Kennedy
Professor of Literature
Franklin Patterson Hall G12
Mail Code HA
Hampshire College
893 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002

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