Edward Risden

Professor of English

Ph.D., Purdue University

Programs: English, Classical Studies

Dr. Edward Risden, professor of English, has taught at St. Norbert College since 1990. He regularly teaches courses in medieval and Renaissance British literature plus Classical Myth, Dante and linguistics. Recent seminar titles include Tolkien's World, Aesthetics of Literature and Film and Literary Humor. He has published eighteen books including literary criticism, fiction and poetry, with new volumes forthcoming on Tolkien in the twentieth-century intellectual landscape and the use of narrative subversion in medieval and Renaissance literature.

Courses
ENGL 225 Survey of English Literature I
ENGL 290 The English Language
ENGL 321 Dante
ENGL 325 Chaucer
ENGL 334 Milton
ENGL 339 Shakespeare
ENGL 385 Heroes and Sages
CLAS/WOLT 325 Classical Mythology