INSTRUCTOR PROFILE

  Stephen Greenblatt
   
  STEPHEN J. GREENBLATT is the John Cogan University Professor in the Humanities at Harvard University. He is the founder of the “new historicism” school of literary criticism and a specialist in Shakespeare, sixteenth- and seventeenth-century English literature, the literature of travel and exploration, and literary theory. He is the author of Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare, and Hamlet in Purgatory and is general editor of The Norton Anthology of English Literature (2005 edition). Professor Greenblatt serves on the editorial and advisory boards of numerous journals and is the recipient of the James Russell Lowell Prize of the Modern Language Association of America, the British Council Prize in the Humanities, and the Mellon Distinguished Humanist Award. He has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and has served as president of the Modern Language Association of America (MLA).
   
  Will be teaching: