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Research Interests

Professor West studies, teaches, and thinks about early modern drama, poetry, and prose. He is currently at work on a book called "Understanding and Confusion in the Elizabethan Playhouses," as well as on projects exploring the global history of the European Renaissance, and receptions of the Renaissance in Poliziano, Burckhardt, Warburg, and others.

Education/Academic qualification

Comparative Literature, PhD, University of Michigan

… → 1996

English and Comparative Literature, MA, Columbia University

… → 1989

Latin, BA, Yale University

… → 1987

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Spenser, ruskin, and the victorian culture of medieval England

West, W. N., Jan 1 2019, In : Spenser Studies. 33, 1, p. 245-266 22 p.

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  • Titus’ Infinite Jest

    West, W. N., 2019, Sacred and Secular Transactions in the Age of Shakespeare. Steele Brokaw, K. & Zysk, J. (eds.). Northwestern University Press, (Rethinking the Early Modern).

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