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Dr. Elizabeth Bridgham,

associate professor of English;

Teaching at PC since 2004
  • Nineteenth Century British literature and culture
  • Charles Dickens
  • Anthony Trollope
  • Elizabeth Gaskell
  • British literature and film
Selected Courses Taught:
  • Nineteenth Century British Novel
  • The Victorian Age
  • Seminar: Charles Dickens
  • Imagining England in literature and film
  • Dracula: The literature and history of Vampirism
  • Development of Western Civilization

Dr. Anthony M. Esolen, esolen.jpg
professor of English;

Teaching at PC since 1989
  • Renaissance England (Shakespeare)
  • Dante
  • Ancient Greek and Roman literature
  • Medieval literature and theology
  • The development of Western Civilization
Selected Courses Taught:
  • Metaphysical Poetry
  • Literature of Spiritual Crisis
  • Sixteenth Century Literature



Dr. Stephen J. Lynch,
professor of English and
director of the liberal arts honors program;

Teaching at PC since 1992
  • Shakespeare
  • Renaissance Literature
Selected Courses Taught:
  • British Literature I
  • Shakespeare’s Tragedies
  • Shakespeare’s Comedies
  • Dostoevsky
  • Seminar in Christopher Marlowe


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