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English|Department of

Duncan Harris

Professor Emeritus
Ph.D., Brandeis University
M.A., Boston University
A.B., Stanford University
Hoyt Hall 233


Published Works:

Review, Shakespeare's Art of Orchestration by Jean Howard, Shakespeare Studies, 20 (1987), 299-303

"Tombs, Guidebooks, and Shakespearean Drama: Death in the Renaissance," Mosaic, 15, 1 (Winter, 1982), 13-29. Included in Death and Dying, ed. Evelyn Hinz (Winnipeg: Mosaic, 1982), pp.13-28

Review, The Music of the Close by Walter Foreman, Jr., Shakespeare Studies, 13 (1980), 285-289

Review, The Common Liar by Janet Adelman, Shakespeare Studies, 11 (1978) 279-83

"'Again for Cydnus': The Dramaturgical Resolution of Antony and Cleopatra," Studies in English Literature: 1500-1900, 17 (Winter, 1978), 17-36. Excerpted in Shakespeare: Antony and Cleopatra, ed.
A.W. Bower (London: Macdonald and Evans, 1983)

"'The Other Side of the Garden': An Interpretive Comparison of Chaucer's Book of the Duchess and Spenser's Daphnaida," Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 8, 1 (Spring, 1978), 17-36

Co-editor, Teaching Shakespeare, Princeton University Press, 1977

"The End of Lear and a Shape for Shakespearean Tragedy," Shakespeare Studies, 9 (1976), 253-267

"The Paradox of Allegory: Being and Becoming in Spenser and Prudentius," Wascana Review, 9, 1 (1974), 66-74

Interests & Hobbies:

Edible mushrooming

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With some consistency, my research has focused on representations of death, primarily in the literature and art of the Renaissance. Most of my publications are related to Shakespeare, and his works remain an abiding interest.

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