Experts Guide — Renaissance Period


Renaissance literature — Spenser and Chaucer — Shakespeare — History of language — Expository writing
 
Mark Rasmussen


Professor of English
B.A., M.A., Harvard University; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
859-238-5234
mark.rasmussen@centre.edu




Teaching responsibilities in British literature, medieval and Renaissance periods especially, including Chaucer, Arthurian literature, Spenser, and Shakespeare, as well as the history of the English language, literary theory, and general humanities courses. Special expertise in Chaucer, Arthurian literature, Shakespeare, and Renaissance literature. Published essays on a variety of medieval and Renaissance topics, as well as edited collection Renaissance Literature and Its Formal Engagements (2002). Most recent publication, chapter on “Complaints and Daphnaïda” in the Oxford Handbook of Edmund Spenser, forthcoming. Prior work experience in freelance writing and public relations.