Benson, Pamela Joseph 1947- (Pamela J. Benson)

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Benson, Pamela Joseph 1947- (Pamela J. Benson)


Born September 26, 1947, in Erie, PA. Education: University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 1969, M.A., 1972; Columbia University, Ph.D., 1978.


Office—Department of English, Rhode Island College, Providence, RI 02908. E-mail—[email protected].


Rhode Island College, Providence, professor of English, 1984—.


Renaissance Society of America, Society for the Study of Early Modern Women, Spenser Society, Sidney Society.


The Invention of the Renaissance Woman: The Challenge of Female Independence in the Literature and Thought of Italy and England, Pennsylvania State University Press (University Park, PA), 1992.

(Editor, with Maldwyn Mills) Italian Tales from the Age of Shakespeare, Tuttle Publishing (North Clarendon, VT), 1996.

(Editor, with Victoria Kirkham, and contributor) Strong Voices, Weak History: Early Women Writers and Canons in England, France, and Italy, University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI), 2005.

(Under name Pamela J. Benson; compiler and author of introduction) Texts from the Querelle, 1616-1640, Ashgate Publishing (Burlington, VT), 2006.

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