- Professor of English
- 109D Page
- Campus Box 90680
- Phone: (919) 660-3342, (919) 684-5538
- Fax: (919) 684-8906
Sarah Beckwith works on late medieval
religious writing, medieval and early modern drama, and ordinary language philosophy. She is the author of
Christ's Body: Identity, Religion and Society in
Medieval English Writing (London: Routledge, 1993, pbk 1996); Signifying God:
Social Relation and Symbolic Act in York's
Play of Corpus Christi (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2001, pbk 2003), and Shakespeare and the Grammar of Forgiveness (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2011, pbk 2013).
She is currently working on a book about Shakespearean tragedy and about philosophy's love affair with the genre of tragedy and The Book of Second Chances, a book about versions of Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale. She co-edited JMEMS for several years, and co-founded the book series Re-Formations with the University of Notre Dame Press and is the editor of numerous collections of essays and journals.