Kenneth Gross

Kenneth Gross is Professor of English at the University of Rochester, and has been a visiting professor at Princeton University, a visiting fellow at the Bellagio Study Center, the Bogliasco Foundation, the American Academy in Berlin, and the Folger Shakespeare Library, also the recipient of awards from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and the American Council of Learned Societies.

His books include Spenserian Poetics:  Idolatry, Iconoclasm, and MagicThe Dream of the Moving StatueShakespeare’s NoiseShylock is Shakespeare; Puppet:  An Essay on Uncanny Life (winner of the George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism); and most recently Dangerous Children: On Seven Novels and a Story.