Stephen Greenblatt is Cogan University Professor of the Humanities at Harvard University. His books include Hamlet in Purgatory; Marvelous Possessions: The Wonder of the New World; Shakespearean Negotiations: The Circulation of Social Energy in Renaissance England; and Renaissance Self-Fashioning: From More to Shakespeare. He is also the general editor of The Norton Shakespeare. Professor Greenblatt is the recipient of the James Russell Lowell Prize of the Modern Language Association, the British Council Prize in the Humanities, and the Mellon Distinguished Humanist Award, as well as numerous fellowships, and he is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a permanent fellow of the Institute for Advanced Study in Berlin. His latest book, Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare, is forthcoming from W.W. Norton.
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