Robert P. Dunn
Emeritus Professor of English
Dr. Dunn completed his degree in English Literature at the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 1970. He has been a faculty member in the department since 1968.
Dr. Dunn currently teaches courses in Renaissance literature; Shakespeare; religious, moral, and social aspects of English and communication; and literary research.
Current Research Projects
Dr. Dunn is continuing to research Silence in Shakespeare and Richard Baxter on meditation.
Recent Publications and Presentations
“Night and Day in Shakespeare’s Henry IV and Henry V.” Seminar on ‘The Season of all Natures’:Sleep in Early Modern England.” World Shakespeare Congress, Brisbane, July 18, 2006.
“Teaching the Bible as a Revolutionary Cultural Force.” Journal of Adventist Education 68 (Summer 2006): 29-34.
“Dwelling in Hope: Richard Baxter’s Use of the Language of Meditation in The Saint’s Everlasting Rest.” Conference on Christianity and Literature, Western Regional Meeting. April 2002.
He recently published these book reviews:
Peggy Thayer. The Experience of Being Creative as a Spiritual Practice: A Hermeneutic-Phenomenological Study. Revisioning Philosophy 27. NY: Peter Lang, 2003. Consciousness, Literature, and the Arts 5.2 (August 2004). http://www.aber.ac.uk.tfts/journal
Roslyn Lander Knutson. Playing Companies and Commerce in Shakespeare’s Time. Shakespeare Bulletin 21.3 (Fall 2003):152-55.