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Kent Cartwright

Professor Emeritus
2119 Tawes Hall
College Park, MD 20742
Work Phone: 
301 405 9661
Expert Credentials: 

Books: Theatre and Humanism: English Drama in the Sixteenth Century (Cambridge University Press, 1999); Shakespearean Tragedy and Its Double: The Rhythms of Audience Response (Pennsylvania State University Press, 1991).

Edition: Othello: New Perspectives (Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1991, reissued 1996). Articles: 20-odd essays, notes, and reviews on Renaissance literature and American fiction published in scholarly journals.

Fellowships/Prizes: 1999 Calvin and Rose G. Hoffman Prize for a Distinguished Publication on Christopher Marlowe; Lilly Endowment Fellowship; Graduate Research Board Semester Fellowship; Folger Institute Award (2); Shakespearean Tragedy and Its Double selected by Choice magazine as one of the "outstanding academic books" of the year.

Area of Expertise: 

Medieval and Renaissance literature, especially drama; Shakespeare.

Country of Expertise: 
Ph.D. English Case Western Reserve University