Barbara Correll

Associate Professor Emerita


Barbara Correll received her PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of Wisconsin. She is completing a book-length study, Divestments: The Character of Money in Shakespeare and Donne, on relationships among economic, literary and amatory discourses, especially in the drama and poetry of Shakespeare and Donne, and on the theoretical question of general and restricted economy. She has published essays on Erasmus, Shakespeare, Donne, film, and conceptual issues of gender and subject formation.

Research Focus

  • Early modern English literature and cultural studies
  • Shakespearean drama and poetry
  • Early modern lyric and lyric theory
  • Sexuality and gender studies
  • Critical theory