Stephen Greenblatt

Stephen Greenblatt is Cogan University Professor of the Humanities at Harvard University and one of the founders of New Historicism. He is the author of twelve books, including Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare and Renaissance Self-Fashioning. He won the National Book Award in 2011 and the Pulitzer Prize in 2012 for The Swerve: How the World Became Modern. His most recent book is The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve. His study of Shakespeare on politics, Tyrant, is forthcoming.