Alexander Dunlop, Associate Professor, received his PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He specializes in the literary and intellectual history of the sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries, with special focus on Shakespeare, Spenser, and European lyric poetry. He has strong interests in classical literature and in current interpretive theory.
Pedagogically he is committed to the undergraduate interdisciplinary cultural survey and has long been an active participant in the department's World Literature program as well as in a program for architecture students and in the University's Human Odyssey program on the natural sciences and the humanities. He is past president of the Southern Comparative Literature Association. He is at work on a book on Shakespeare's Sonnets.
"Sonnet LXII and Beyond," Spenser Studies 15 (2000).
Approaches to Teaching Spenser's The Faerie Queene, co-editor (New York: Moderan Language Association of America, 1994).
The Yale Edition of the Shorter Poems of Edmund Spenser, co-editor (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1989).
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