Topic: Department of English

Shakespeare Brand Identified in His First Poems

April 2, 2015
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A printer's ornament on the title pages of William Shakespeare's earliest works suggests that from an early stage in his career, the poet received significant support in fashioning a unique brand.

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College of Liberal Arts Awards Keene Prize for Literature to Michener Center Graduate Student

May 1, 2014

Mark Hitz, a graduate student in the James A. Michener Center for Writers at The University of Texas at Austin, has won the $50,000 Keene Prize for Literature for his stories "Shadehill" and "The Laws of Motion."

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Chicano Literature Professor Rolando Hinojosa-Smith Wins National Book Critics Circle Lifetime Achievement Award

March 6, 2014

The National Book Critics Circle has honored Rolando Hinojosa-Smith, an author and professor in the departments of English and Spanish and Portuguese at The University of Texas at Austin, with the 2013 Ivan Landrof Lifetime Achievement Award. He will receive the award during a ceremony March 13 in New York City.

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New Shakespearean Prose Found in Old Play

Aug. 13, 2013
New Shakespearean Prose Found in Old Play

Professor Douglas Bruster confirms that five pages in a 16th century Thomas Kyd play were actually written by Shakespeare. Watch Bruster explain the evidence.

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English Senior Wins $50,000 Keene Prize for Literature

May 13, 2013

Katherine Noble, a graduating senior in the Department of English at The University of Texas at Austin, has won the $50,000 Keene Prize for Literature for her collection of poems, "Like Electrical Fire Across the Silence."

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