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Nora Johnson

Professor

English Literature

Contact

  1. Email:njohnso1@swarthmore.edu
  2. Phone: (610) 328-8188
  3. Lang Performing Arts Center 303

Nora Johnson specializes in the Renaissance, particularly Shakespeare and theater history, though she also teaches courses on Milton, on comedy as a genre, on twentieth-century lesbian fiction, and other topics. She is the author of The Actor as Playwright in Early Modern Drama and has also published on medieval plays. She is currently at work on a book entitled Laughing at Shakespeare: Vaudeville, Burlesque, and America's Shakespeareans.

Shakespearean Melodramas: Edwin Booth and High Culture in America

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