Travis D. Williams

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Author: Travis D. Williams

Travis D. Williams, Associate Professor of English and Department Chair at the University of Rhode Island, has written an updated introduction to the Cambridge University Press edition of Much Ado About Nothing. He specializes in the relationship of Renaissance literature to contemporaneous mathematical cultures, and is completing a book on that subject. He is the co-editor, with Russ McDonald and Nicholas D. Nace, of Shakespeare Up Close: Reading Early Modern Texts (2012). A winner of the Rhetorica Prize from the International Society for the History of Rhetoric, he has published essays on Shakespeare’s reading of Montaigne, the bibliography of Renaissance mathematical books, the methodology of studying mathematics as a cultural practice, mathematical subjectivity, and the rhetoric of mathematical notation.

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