Jane Brown is interested in drama and narrative of the 17th-19th centuries. She has published extensively on Goethe, particularly Faust, and also on Shakespeare, Schubert and Mozart. Her most recent book is “The Persistence of Allegory: Drama and Neoclassicism from Shakespeare to Wagner.” She is currently working on a book on Goethe and the discourse of psychoanalysis.
Professor Brown has taught at the University of New Hampshire, Mount Holyoke College, University of Virginia and University of Colorado; she has held visiting positions at the University of California at Irvine, Munich, Tübingen and Yale. She is former president of the Goethe Society of North America.
- The Biedermeier Goethe: Altersstil and Zeitalterstil - February 9, 2018 - 2:30pm
- Till Death Do Us Part: The Enduring Appeal of the Orpheus & Eurydice Legend - May 17, 2016 - 7:00pm
- Cine Club Session with Jane K. Brown - March 9, 2015 - 7:00pm