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About Hillary Nunn

Hillary Nunn teaches courses in Shakespeare and early modern literature Her current research focuses on intersections between Renaissance literary culture and the era's domestic medical texts and cookery books. She is the author of Staging Anatomies: Dissection and Tragedy in the Early Stuart Era (Ashgate, 2005), as well as "On Vegetating Virgins: Greensickness and the Plant Realm in Early Modern Literature" in the collection The Indistinct Human in Renaissance Literature (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012) and "Home Bodies: Matters of Weight in Renaissance Women's Medical Manuals" in the volume The Body in Medical Culture (SUNY, 2009).


Present Professor, English Department, The University of Akron

Curriculum Vitae

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  • ENG 492: Senior Seminar
  • ENG 489/589: Disease in Literature
  • ENG 615: Shakespearean Drama
  • ENG 315: Shakespeare: The Early Plays
  • ENG 665: Literary Criticism
  • ENG 689: Digital Humanities

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