Marilyn Johns Blackwell

Marilyn Johns  Blackwell

Marilyn Johns Blackwell

Professor Emerita

Areas of Expertise

  • 19th- & 20th-c. drama & prose;
  • Feminist criticism; Film.

PhD (University of Washington)

Specializations: 19th- and 20th-century drama and prose; feminist criticism; film.

Books: C.J.L. Almqvist and Romantic Irony: The Aesthetics of Self-Consciousness (1983); Persona: The Transcendent Image (1986); Gender and Representation in the Films of Ingmar Bergman (1997).

Edited Book: Structures of Influence: Comparative Approaches to August Strindberg (1981).

Articles on: Strindberg; Almqvist; Bergman; Ibsen; Enquist; Vesaas; Dinesen.

Major courses taught: Films of Ingmar Bergman; Scandinavian literature courses.