Professor of English 1959-2016
Areas of Specialization
Shakespeare, Renaissance poetry and poetics, linguistics and literature, Renaissance gender and sexuality
Blank, Paula. Shakespeare and the Mismeasure of Man. Ithaca: Cornell UP, 2006.
Blank, Paula. Broken English: Dialects and the Politics of Language in Renaissance Writings. New York: Routledge, 1996.
B.A., Wesleyan University; A.M., Linguistics, Harvard University; Ph.D. English Language and Literature, Harvard University