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Naomi Miller

Professor

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Office hours spring 2016:Tuesdays 4:00-5:00 & by appt.

Naomi Miller is professor of English and the Study of Women and Gender. She received her A.B. from Princeton and her A.M. and Ph.D. from Harvard.

In addition to academic articles for The Chronicle of Higher Education and scholarly journal articles, she has published several books:Re-Reading Mary Wroth (2015), Maternity and Romance Narratives in Early Modern England (2015), Gender and Constructions of Childhood in the Early Modern World(2011), Sibling Relations in the Early Modern Period(2006), Reimagining Shakespeare for Children and Young Adults(2002), Maternal Measures: Caregiving in the Early Modern Period(2000), Changing the Subject: Mary Wroth and Figurations of Gender in Early Modern England(1997), and Reading Mary Wroth(1991). She has written two novels, one a historical fiction novel about Lady Mary Wroth called The Story-Maker, and the other a novel co-authored with Bruce Coville, adapting Shakespeare's The Tempest for young adult audiences.

Miller's teaching interests include Shakespeare, women authors in early modern England, lyric poetry of all periods and children's literature. In 2016, she was awarded the Sherrerd Prize for Distinguished Teaching, which reflects the joy she experiences in teaching at Smith College.