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Barbara Bowen
Position: Associate Professor, Queens College. English
Campus Affiliation: Queens College
Office Hours: On Leave
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., Yale University
Research Interests: Feminism and materialist theory and criticism; early modern period, especially Shakespeare and women writers; postcolonial literature and theory, with particular interest in African diaspora; African-American literature; editorial board, Found Object; consultant, Women Writers Project (Brown University).
Specialization: Early Modern Literature

Selected Publications:

  • Gender in the Theater of War: Shakespeare's "Troilus and Cressida." Gender and Genre in World Literature 4. New York: Garland Publishing, 1993.

  • Editor. Pamphlets from the English Renaissance Controversy about Women: An Annotated Old-Spelling Edition, 1540-1640. Volume One. Three-volume series under General Editor Susan Gushee O'Malley. New York: Garland Publishing, (forthcoming).

  • "Aemilia Lanyer and the Invention of White Womanhood." Solicited for Women's Alliances in Early Modern England. Ed. Susan Frye and Karen Robertson (forthcoming).

  • "Writing Caliban: Anticolonial Appropriations of The Tempest." Current Writing (Durban, South Africa) 5 (Fall 1993): 80-99.

  • "Untroubled Voice: Call and Response in Cane." Black American Literature Forum 16 (Spring 1982) 12-18. Reprinted in Black Literature and Literary Theory. Ed. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. London and New York: Methuen, 1984, 186-205.