Anne L. PrescottSenior ScholarProfessor of English, Barnard CollegeBARNARD 408C212-854-2107
B.A., Barnard (1959); M.A., Columbia (1961); Ph.D., Columbia (1967). Professor Prescott has taught at Barnard since 1961 and at Columbia since 1979. A trustee of the Renaissance Society of America and a past president of the Spenser Society, she is on the editorial board of SEL, Spenser Studies, American Notes and Queries, and Moreana and is on the advisory council of PMLA. A specialist in the English Renaissance, she is the author of French Poets and the English Renaissance and Imagining Rabelais in the English Renaissance (Yale UP, 1998); she has also published (with Hugh Maclean) a revised Norton Spenser; co-edited, with Patrick Cheney, Approaches to Teaching Shorter Elizabethan Poetry (MLA, 2000); and co-edited, with Betty Travitsky, Female and Male Voices in Early Modern England (Columbia 2000) and the Ashgate series of facsimile editions of early modern texts by modern women. She is currently working on David in the Renaissance and on Renaissance almanacs and calendars.