Margaret J. Oakes


Associate Professor of English
Furman University
Greenville, South Carolina



English Department
Riley Hall 109-I
Furman University
3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, SC 29613

Office Phone (864-294-3148)














John Donne

Margaret Cavendish

William Shakespeare

  • Freshman Humanities Sequence 2004-- click here for the Humanities 11 syllabus
  • English 64S Fall 2004 -- Senior Seminar on Milton -- click here for the syllabus
  • English 83 Fall 2004 -- Internship in English -- click here for the syllabus


Research Interests and Hobbies

  • 16th and 17th century British literature, including the three writers pictured above, Renaissance rhetorical theory, and children's fantasy literature
  • Reading (big surprise)
  • Gardening
  • Travel (got a spare ticket to Florence?)
  • Taking care of my eleven-year-old, Jack, and my five-year old, Peter
















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This site was last updated on September 1, 2004