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J.K. Barret

Assistant ProfessorPh.D., 2008, Princeton University

J.K. Barret



Barret, J.K. Untold Futures: Time and Literary Culture in Renaissance England. Forthcoming from Cornell University Press, 2016.

Barret, J.K. "The Crowd in Imogen’s Bedroom: Allusion and Ethics in Cymbeline." Forthcoming in Shakespeare Quarterly 67.4 (Winter 2015). 

Barret, J.K. "Chained Allusions, Patterned Futures, and the Dangers of Interpretation in Titus Andronicus," English Literary Renaissance 44.3 (Autumn 2014) 452-85.

Barret, J.K. "Vacant Time in The Faerie Queene," ELH 81.1 (2014) 1-28.

Barret, J.K. "'My Promise Sent Onto Myself': Futurity and the Language of Obligation in Sidney's Old Arcadia" in The Uses of the Future in Early Modern Europe (Routledge 2010), 54-72.

Awards & Honors

Awards & Honors

  • NEH Summer Seminar, "Researching Early Modern Manuscripts and Printed Books," New York (2013) 
  • Solmsen Fellowship, Institute for Research in the Humanities, University of Wisconsin-Madison (2011-12)
  • Clark Library Short-Term Fellowship, Center for 17th- & 18th-Century Studies, UCLA (2012)
  • Junior Fellowship, British Studies, UT Austin
  • Faculty Development Program Fellowship, Center for Women's and Gender Studies, UT Austin
  • Summer Research Award, UT Austin (2010)
  • National Humanities Center Summer Institute in Literary Studies, "Shakespeare in Slow Motion" (2009)
  • Francis Bacon Foundation Fellowship, Huntington Library (2008)
  • Josephine de Kármán Foundation Fellowship (2007-08)
  • Mrs. Giles Whiting Dissertation Fellowship in the Humanities (2006-07)
  • Noah Cotsen Junior Fellowship, Princeton University (2005-06)

  • Center for European Studies

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