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Stephen Greenblatt

AKA Stephen Jay Greenblatt

Born: 7-Nov-1943
Birthplace: Boston, MA

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Critic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Swerve

Wife: Ellen Schmidt (m. 1969, div. 1996, two sons)
Son: Aaron
Son: Joshua
Wife: Ramie Targoff (m. 1998, one son)
Son: Harry

    High School: Newton North High School, Newton, MA
    University: BA, Yale University (1964)
    University: BA, Pembroke College, Cambridge University (1966)
    University: MPhil, Yale University (1968)
    University: PhD, Yale University (1969)
    Professor: University of California at Berkeley
    Professor: Harvard University

    American Academy of Arts and Letters
    American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    American Philosophical Society
    Modern Language Association President
    Fulbright 1964
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1975
    Guggenheim Fellowship 1983
    National Book Award for Nonfiction 2011 for The Swerve
    Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction 2012 for The Swerve

Author of books:
Three Modern Satirists: Waugh, Orwell, and Huxley (1965, criticism)
Sir Walter Ralegh: The Renaissance Man and His Roles (1973, biography)
Renaissance Self-Fashioning: From More to Shakespeare (1980, criticism)
Shakespearean Negotiations: The Circulation of Social Energy in Renaissance England (1988, criticism)
Learning to Curse: Essays in Early Modern Culture (1990, essays)
Marvelous Possessions: The Wonder of the New World (1991, history)
Practicing New Historicism (2000, criticism)
Hamlet in Purgatory (2001, criticism)
Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare (2004, criticism)
The Greenblatt Reader (2004, collection)
Shakespeare's Freedom (2010, criticism)
The Swerve: How the World Became Modern (2011, intellectual history)


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