Gwynne Kennedy

Associate Professor Emerita


PhD, University of Pennsylvania

Areas of Research and Teaching

Early Modern Literature
Women Writers
Feminist Theories
Theories of Emotion
Women's and Gender Studies

Other Relevant Activities

Director of Women’s Studies Program (2006-2013)

Selected Publications

Bach, Rebecca Ann and Gwynne Kennedy, ed. Feminisms and Early Modern Texts: Essays for Phyllis Rackin (Susquehanna UP, 2010).

Kennedy, Gwynne A. “Gender and the Pleasures of Revenge” in Feminisms and Early Modern Texts: Essays for Phyllis Rackin (Susquehanna UP, 2010).

Kennedy, Gwynne A.“Early Modern Women Writing Race” In Teaching Tudor and Stuart Women WritersEd. Woods, Suzanne, and Hannay, Margaret P.(2000).
Kennedy, Gwynne A., Barrett-Graves, Debra, Carney, Jo, Levin, Carole, Spellman, W. M., and Witham, Stephanie. Extraordinary Women of the Medieval and Renaissance WorldGreenwood Press. 2000.
Kennedy, Gwynne A.Just Anger: Representing Women’s Anger in Early Modern EnglandSouthern Illinois UP. 2000.
Kennedy, Gwynne A.“Reform or Rebellion?: The Limits of Female Authority in Elizabeth Cary's History of Edward II” Political Rhetoric, Power, and Renaissance WomenEd. Levin, Carole. SUNY Press. (1995).
Kennedy, Gwynne A.“Lessons of the 'schole of wifedome” Sexuality and Politics in Renaissance DramaEd. Levin, Carole, and Robertson, Karen. Mellen Press. (1991).