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Jennifer Vaught, Ph.D.
Jean-Jacques and Aurore Labbé Fournet / BORSF Professor in English
Ph.D., Indiana University, 1997 Pic of Dr. Vaught
P.O. Box 44691
Lafayette LA 70504
Griffin 257
Phone: 337-482-5481
E-mail: jvaught@louisiana.edu
Teaching and Research Areas
Sixteenth- and seventeenth-century Renaissance literature; Spenser and Shakespeare
Jennifer C. Vaught is the author of Masculinity and Emotion in Early Modern English Literature (Ashgate, 2008) and Carnival and Literature in Early Modern England (Ashgate, 2012); the editor of Grief and Gender: 700-1700 (Palgrave Macmillan, 2003) and Rhetorics of Bodily Disease and Health in Medieval and Early Modern England (Ashgate, 2010); and the coeditor with Judith H. Anderson of Shakespeare and Donne: Generic Hybrids and The Cultural Imaginary (Fordham University Press, 2013). Her current book project is titled Cognitive Architecture in Spenser and Shakespeare. She has published essays on Spenser’s Faerie Queene; Sidney’s New Arcadia, Shakespeare’s Richard II, Hamlet, Twelfth Night, and The Winter’s Tale; and the reception of his plays in eighteenth century England and contemporary, American culture. Selected essays by her include “Spenser’s Dialogic Voice in Book I of The Faerie Queene” in Studies in English Literature (2001); “Shakespeare in a Sitcom?”: Intertextual Allusions to Hamlet in Seinfeld’s Parody “Junk Mail” in Interdisciplinary Humanities (2003); and “Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night and the New Orleans Twelfth Night Revelers” in Twelfth Night: New Critical Essays, ed. James Schiffer (Routledge, 2011). Other articles by her have appeared in Represéntation et identités sexuelle dans le théâtre de Shakespeare and Lectures de The Winter’s Tale de William Shakespeare, ed. Delphine Texier (Presses Universitaires de Rennes, France, 2010); 1650-1850: Ideas, Aesthetics, and Inquiries in the Early Modern Era; Literature Compass; Discoveries in Renaissance Culture; LATCH: A Journal for the Study of the Literary Artifact in Theory, Culture, or History; and Quidditas: Journal of the Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association.

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