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Forsyth, Jennifer C.

Forsyth, Jennifer C.

Lytle Hall 249
  • Degrees
    Ph.D. University of Nevada, Reno
    M.A. Humboldt State University
    B.A. Robert D. Clark Honors College, University of Oregon
  • Course Regularly Taught
    CMP 100, Effective Composition
    ENG/WRI 100, Reading and Writing in the Professions
    ENG 331, Shakespeare’s Early Plays
    ENG 332, Shakespeare’s Later Plays
  • Research Interests
    Shakespeare, Fletcher, and other early modern dramatists
    The intersection of the physical and the emotional in early modern writing
    Editorial theory and practice
    Stylometric approaches to authorship attribution, especially in cases of collaboration
    Conditions of early modern dramatic authorship and textual production.
  • Publications
    “Kisses and Contagion in Troilus and Cressida,” in Contagion and the Shakespearean Stage, Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.

    Textual Editor, Henry 6, Part 1, Norton 3rd edition, 2015.

    “Cutting Words and Healing Wounds: Friendship and Violence in Early Modern Drama,” in Violent Masculinities. Palgrave, 2013.
  • Biography
    Her current research involves analyzing the way people understood the senses in the Renaissance, particularly through representations of the kiss and, separately, of the lily in early modern drama, poetry, and culture.
  • Class Schedule
    Term Days Start Time End Time Course Location
    Fall 2023 MW 12:00PM 1:15PM ENG 100 010 LY228
    Fall 2023 MW 12:00PM 1:15PM WRI 100 010 LY228
    Fall 2023 MW 3:00PM 4:15PM ENG 100 020 LY120
    Fall 2023 MW 3:00PM 4:15PM WRI 100 020 LY120
    Fall 2023 TH 12:00PM 1:15PM CMP 100 114 LY206
    Fall 2023 TH 3:00PM 4:15PM ENG 331 010 LY206