Respondent: Sarah Beckwith

Sarah BeckwithProfessor of English	 and Professor of Theater Studies

Sarah Beckwith
Professor of English and Professor of Theater Studies

Sarah Beckwith works on late medieval religious writing, medieval and early modern drama, and ordinary language philosophy. Her book, Christ’s Body: Identity, Religion and Society in Medieval English Writing was published by Routledge in 1993. Her book, Signifying God: Social Relation and Symbolic Act in York’s Play of Corpus Christi was published by the University of Chicago Press in the summer of 2001. Her book, Shakespeare and the Grammar of Forgiveness, will be published by Cornell University Press in April, 2011. She is currently working on a book about Shakespearean tragedy and about philosophy’s love affair with the genre of tragedy.

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