Theresa Kenney received her Ph.D. from Stanford University. Her research interests
include Shakespeare, Medieval literature, Dante, and Nineteenth-Century novels, especially
B.A. English and Classics, Pennsylvania State University
M.A. English, University of Notre Dame
Ph.D. English, Stanford University
- Literary Tradition I, II, III, IV
- Jane Austen
- Arthurian Romance
- Charles Dickens
- Medieval Lyric and Romance
- Religious Lyric
- John Donne
- Metaphysical poets
- Medieval Romance and Lyric Dante
- Nineteenth Century Novel, especially Jane Austen.
- The Christ Child in Medieval Culture: Alpha es et O! Co-edited with Mary Dzon. University of Toronto Press, 2012.
- "The Christ Child on Fire: Robert Southwell's Mighty Babe." ELR 42.2 (2012). Forthcoming.
- "Jane Austen, Revolution, Socialist Realism, and Reception: A Response to Helong Zhang's
'Jane Austen: 100 Years in China.'" Persuasions 33 (2012).
- "Aisha, Rajshree Ojha's Urban Emma: Not Entirely Clueless." Persuasions On-Line 32.1 (Winter 2011).
- "Why Edward Ferrars Doesn't Dance." In Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility. Ed. by Eleanor Donlon. San Francisco: Ignatius Press. Forthcoming.
- "Mansfield Park and the Conscience Outside the Self." In Jane Austen's Mansfield Park. Ed by Eleanor Donlon. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2010.
- "Compassion and Condemnation in Wuthering Heights: Mediation, Christianity, and the Occult." In Wuthering Heights. Ed. by Joseph Pearce. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2008.
- "'Slyness Seems the Fashion': Dexterous Revelations in Pride and Prejudice." Persuasions 27 (2006).
- "'As she was not really Mrs. Croft': Playing the Admiral's Wife in Bath." Persuasions 26 (2005).
- "The Infant Christ as Inspiration to the Anglo-Saxons." Southwest Commission on Religious
Studies, March 2003.
- "Arcangela Tarabotti, Venetian Humanist and Nun." Canticle, 2000.
- "From Francesca to Francesco: Transcribing the Tale of Passion from the Inferno to
the Paradiso, or Thomas Aquinas as Romancier." Religion and Literature 31.1 (1999).
- "Women Are Not Human": An Anonymous Treatise and Responses. NY: Crossroad, 1998.
- John Donne's Conversion from Misogyny." English Renaissance Prose 6 (1997-98).