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Carolyn Brown


Faculty Emeritus
Kalmanovitz Hall 473


Carolyn Brown received her PhD in English from the University of California–Davis. Her specialization is Shakespeare and Renaissance / Early Modern literature, from a feminist, psychoanalytic, historicist, and /or political perspective. She has published in several anthologies on Shakespeare and the following journals: Studies in English Literature 1500–1900; Texas Studies in Literature and Language; Studies in Philology; American Imago; Literature and Psychology; Clio: A Journal of Literature, History, and the Philosophy of History; English Literary Renaissance; and Shakespeare Studies. Her forthcoming book is on Shakespeare and psychoanalytic theory, to be published by Arden Shakespeare.


  • Shakespeare and psychoanalytic theory

Research Areas

  • Shakespeare and Renaissance
  • Early Modern literature


  • PhD, University of California, Davis

Selected Publications

  • Various journal publications appearing in Studies in English Literature 1500–1900Texas Studies in Literature and LanguageStudies in PhilologyAmerican ImagoLiterature and PsychologyClio: A Journal of Literature, History, and the Philosophy of HistoryEnglish Literary Renaissance; and Shakespeare Studies