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Mitchell, Dianne Assistant Professor


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research overview

  • Dianne Mitchell's work explores the intersections of lyric form and the material world of early modern English texts. She is writing a book, Paper Intimacies, about the surprising forms of intimacy afforded by Renaissance lyrics as mobile, social, and ever-changing handwritten objects. Her articles and essays have appeared in English Literary Renaissance, The Journal for Early Modern Cultural Studies, Studies in Philology, and Renaissance Studies.


  • British literature, history of the material text, lyric, gender and sexuality studies


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courses taught

  • ENGL 2102 - Literary Analysis
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Provides a basic skills course designed to equip students to handle the English major. Emphasizes critical writing and the acquisition of basic techniques and vocabulary of literary criticism through close attention to poetry and prose.
  • ENGL 3000 - Shakespeare for Nonmajors
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2019
    Introduction to Shakespeare. Introduces students to 6-10 of Shakespeare's major plays. Comedies, histories, and tragedies will be studied. Some non-dramatic poetry may be included. Viewing of Shakespeare in performance is often required.
  • ENGL 3523 - The Early English Renaissance
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Surveys prose, poetry and drama of the Tudor era, from Skelton and More through Shakespeare and his contemporaries. Formerly ENGL 4523.
  • ENGL 3533 - The Later English Renaissance
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    Surveys prose, poetry and drama of the seventeenth century, from Donne, Jonson and Bacon through Milton and his contemporaries. Formerly ENGL 4533.
  • ENGL 3563 - Shakespeare
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2021
    Shakespeare's poetry and drama.
  • ENGL 3583 - Milton
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2020
    Milton's poetry and selected prose.


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