1 College Circle Geneseo, NY 14454
Julia Walker has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1985.
Ph.D., Purdue University
B.S., M.S., University of Tennesee
The Elizabeth Icon 1603 – 2003. Palgrave/Macmillan UK, 2004.
Medusa's Mirrors: Spenser, Shakespeare, Milton, and the Metamorphosis of the Female Self.
University of Delaware Press, 1998.
editor, Dissing Elizabeth: Negative Representations of Gloriana, Duke University Press, 1998.
editor, Milton and the Idea of Woman, Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 1988.
“The Poetics of Anti-text and the Politics of Milton's Allusions."
SEL: Studies in English Literature 37 (1997) 151-71.
[Milton Society's James Holly Hanford Award for the most distinguished Milton essay of 1997]
ENGL 222: Exploring the Renaissance:
View syllabus A study of selected works to introduce students to major issues in Renaissance literature and to the techniques of literary methodology. Each section of the course will range over a variety of literary genres central to this period (lyric poetry, epic poetry, drama and prose fiction). May be taken twice for credit under different subtitles. Offered when demand is sufficient
ENGL 355: Shakespeare II
View syllabus A course which parallels Engl 354 in offering a critical study of selected additional plays, including histories, comedies, tragedies, and romances such as 1 Henry IV, As You Like It, Macbeth, and The Winter's Tale. Prerequisites: ENGL 170. Offered every spring
HUMN 220: H/Western Humanities I
A search for moral, social, and political alternatives and meaning embodied in the institutions, culture, and literature of Western Civilization from the beginnings to 1600. The course is factual as well as conceptual, including a narrative history of the period covered.