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Clare R. Kinney

Associate Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of English
Office location and address
435 Bryan Hall
201 Cabell Dr
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
Education
Ph.D. Yale, 1984
M.A. Cambridge, 1982
B.A. Cambridge, 1979
ENGL 1500: Masterworks of Literature
Credits: 3
An introduction to the study of literature. Why is imaginative literature worth reading and taking seriously? How do we prepare ourselves to be the best possible readers of imaginative literature?
ENGL 3001: History of Literatures in English I
Credits: 3
A two-semester, chronological survey of literatures in English from their beginnings to the present day. Studies the formal and thematic features of different genres in relation to the chief literary, social, and cultural influences upon them. ENGL 3810 covers the period up to 1800; ENGL 3820, the period 1800 to the present. Required of all majors. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu.
ENRN 3220: Shakespeare: Tragedies and Romances
Credits: 3
Surveys the plays of Shakespeare's later career, emphasizing the great tragedies and romances. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 3260: Milton
Credits: 3
Study of selected poems and prose, with particular emphasis on Paradise Lost. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 3273: Shakespeare: Tragedies and Romances
Credits: 3
Surveys the plays of Shakespeare's later career, emphasizing the great tragedies and romances. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENRN 4500: Advanced Studies in Renaissance Literature
Credits: 3
Topics vary from year to year. Recent examples are `Renaissance Word and Image' and `Masks of Desire.' For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 4520: Seminar in Renaissance Literature
Credits: 3
Topics vary from year to year. Recent examples are `Renaissance Word and Image' and `Masks of Desire.' For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 4993: Independent Study
Credits: 1–4
For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses. Prerequisite: third year, fourth year, English major or minor, AAS major or minor.
MSP 4995: Capstone Project in Medieval Studies
Credits: 3
For advanced students dealing with methods of research in the field.
ENGL 5559: New Course in English Literature
Credits: 1–4
This course provides the opportunity to offer a new topic in the subject of English Literature. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENSP 5820: The Culture of London Past and Present
Credits: 3
The Culture of London: Past and Present" offers an interdisciplinary approach to metropolitan culture, as an historically embedded object of inquiry. Located in London, it runs for a month each year from early June to early July. Faculty members from the University direct, teach and lead the class; they are complemented by London-based specialists in architecture, art history, religious studies and contemporary politics. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENRN 8510: Studies in Shakespeare
Credits: 3
Topics vary annually. Recent examples are `Shakespeare's Histories and Roman Plays" and `Reinventing Shakespeare'. For more details on this class, please visit the department website at http://www.engl.virginia.edu/courses.
ENGL 8520: Studies in Renaissance Literature
Credits: 3
New course in Studies in Renaissance Literature

Paul W. Mellon Fellow, Yale, 1979-1981