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Jacqueline T. Miller
Associate Professor of English
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Early Modern, Poetry & Poetics

Early Modern Literature; Early Modern Poetry; 
Gender and Sexuality

Professor Miller is the author of Poetic License: Authority and Authorship in Medieval and Renaissance Contexts (1986). Recent publications include: “Ladies of the Oddest Passion: Early Modern Women and the Arts of Discretion” (Modern Philology, 2006); “Telling Tales: Locating Female Nurture and Narrative in The Faerie Queene” in Gender and Oral Traditions in Early Modern Literary Texts (eds. Mary Ellen Lamb and Karen Bamford, 2008); "The Passion Signified: The Construction of Emotions in Sidney and Wroth" (Criticism, 2001); "Lady Mary Wroth in the House of Busirane" in Worldmaking Spenser: Explorations in the Early Modern Age (eds. Patrick Cheney and Lauren Silberman, 2000); and "Mother Tongues: Language and Lactation in Early Modern Literature" (English Literary Renaissance, 1997).

Associate Director of Undergraduate Program

Murray Hall, Room 046, College Ave Campus

  • Principles of Literary Study
  • Renaissance Literature and Culture
  • Seventeenth-Century Poetry
  • Sixteenth-Century Literature
  • Spenser
  • Early Modern Women
  • Seventeenth-Century Poetry
  • Spenser and Renaissance Culture
  • The Writing of Renaissance Women
  • Wroth and Spenser
  • Isabel MacCaffrey Award for "The Status of Faeryland: Spenser's 'Vniust Possession'", 1986
  • Fellow, American Council of Learned Societies, 1983-4
  • Member, Modern Language Association
  • Member, Spenser Society
  • Member, Sidney Society
  • Member, Society for the Study of Early Modern Women (SSEMW)

PhD, Johns Hopkins University
MA, Johns Hopkins University
BA, University of Rochester