George E. Rowe
Professor of English
Editor, Comparative Literature
B.A., Brandeis University; M.A., Ph.D, The Johns Hopkins University. Professor Rowe’s primary area of research is Early Modern (Renaissance) literature. Since 1996, he has been the editor of Comparative Literature, the oldest U.S. journal in its field and the official journal of the American Comparative Literature Association.
He is the author of two critical studies—Thomas Middleton and the New Comedy Tradition and Distinguishing Jonson: Imitation, Rivalry, and the Direction of a Dramatic Career (a finalist for the M.L.A. Christian Gauss Award)—as well as articles on Middleton, Jonson, George Gascoigne, and Edmund Spenser.
Honors & Awards
National Endowment for the Humanities
Finalist for the M.L.A. Christian Gauss Award