Prof Shirley N Garner

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Contact Me

sngarner@umn.edu
612-625-1826

English
Room 330B LindH

207 Church Street SE

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: English, Stanford University, 1972.

Specialties

  • Renaissance literature
  • Shakespeare
  • feminist studies in literature
  • feminist psychoanalytic literary theory and criticism
  • autobiography
Courses Taught
  • Reading Shakespeare
  • Feminist Criticism of Shakespeare
  • Love and Death in Shakespeare
  • Shakespeare and Marlowe
  • Shakespearean Tragedy and Gender
  • Romantic Love in English and American Literature
  • Writing and Publishing for English Graduate Students
  • EngL 3242 - Shakespeare
  • Women in Shakespeare
  • British and American Women Writers: Silence and Breaking Silence as a Feminist and Literary Tradition
  • Politics in Sixteenth-Century English Literature
  • Autobiographies of Women
  • Mothers and Daughters in English and American Literature
  • Tudor and Elizabethan Poetry
Research & Professional Activities

Professional Activities

  • Chair, Department of English, University of Minnesota:
  • Loft Literary Center, Board Member:
  • NEH Panel on long-term editing projects: 2000
Publications
  • Is Feminism Dead? Theory in Practice 200. Garner, Shirley, New York: New York University Press, Author, 2000.
  • Seeing Together: Friendship Between the Sexes in English Writing: Garner, Shirley, University of Virginia, Mill to Woolf, 21 , 1999.
  • Antifeminism in the Academy. Garner, Shirley, New York and London: Routledge, Author, 1996.
  • "Shakespeare in My Time and Place." Shakespearean Tragedy and Gender. Garner, Shirley, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, Co-Editor, 1996.
  • Shakespearean Tragedy and Gender. Garner, Shirley, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, Author, 1996.
  • "Transforming Antifeminist Culture in the Academy." Antifeminism in the Academy. Garner, Shirley, Routledge, Co-Editor, 1995.
  • Essential Readings in Theory, Reinterpretation, and Application. Garner, Shirley, Boulder, San Francisco, Oxford: Westview Press, Author, 1995.
  • Breaking Silence: The Woman Warrior." The Intimate Critique: Autobiographical Literary Criticism.: Garner, Shirley, Duke University Press, 1993.
  • Interpreting Women's Lives: Feminist Theory and Personal Narratives. Garner, Shirley, Bloomington: Indiana University Press, Author, 1989.
  • The (M)Other Tongue: Essays in Feminist Psychoanalytic Interpretation. Garner, Shirley, Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, Author, 1985.
Awards
  • Mullen/Spector/Truax Women’s Leadership Award, 2007
  • Academy of Distinguished Teachers, University of Minnesota, 1999
  • President's Award for Outstanding Service, University of Minnesota, 1999
  • Morse Amoco/Alumni Teaching Award, University of Minnesota, 1982