Jeffrey Knapp

Jeffrey Knapp

Title
Eggers Professor of English
Department
Dept of English
Phone
(510) 642-3467
Research Expertise and Interest
English literature, Shakespeare, English renaissance, Spenser, drama, theater, American film history, film theory and production, critical theory, imperialism, nationalism, mass entertainment, authorship
Research Description

Jeffrey Knapp is the author of four books: An Empire Nowhere: England, America, and Literature from Utopia to The Tempest (1992); Shakespeare's Tribe: Church, Nation, and Theater in Renaissance England (2002); Shakespeare Only (2009); and Pleasing Everyone: Mass Entertainment in Renaissance London and Golden-Age Hollywood (2017).

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