Ramie Targoff
  RAMIE TARGOFF RAMIE TARGOFF is Professor of English, Co-Chair of Italian Studies, and the Jehuda Reinharz Director of the Mandel Center for the Humanities at Brandeis University. Her research focuses on the relationship between religion and literature in the Renaissance, and she teaches classes on Shakespeare and Renaissance poetry. She is the author of three books on Renaissance English literature (Common Prayer; John Donne, Body and Soul; Posthumous Love: Eros and the Afterlife in Renaissance England). Her new book, Renaissance Woman, a biography of the sixteenth-century Italian poet, Vittoria Colonna, is forthcoming in February 2018 from Farrar, Straus, and Giroux.
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