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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.

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+ Faulkner and Morrison: fictions of identity, family, history, memory
+ Fictions of Childhood
+ Southern Literature and History
+ Joyce and Woolf in Context: British Literature Between the Wars