Faculty In the Press

Bard Faculty

Nancy S. Leonard

Professor Emeritus of English

Area of Specialization: Shakespeare; literary theory


A.B., Smith College; Ph.D., Indiana University. Assistant professor of English, University of Pennsylvania (1972–77). Member, Modern Language Association. Numerous articles and reviews on Shakespeare, poetry, and aesthetics in edited books and journals including Renaissance Drama, English Literary Renaissance, Huntington Library Quarterly. At Bard: 1977–2014.


Research Interests: Theory of language; Emily Dickinson; Kierkegaard


Phone: 845-758-7211
E-mail: leonard@bard.edu