Paul A. Cantor

Paul A. Cantor, professor of English at the University of Virginia, has just completed an eight-year term on the National Council on the Humanities. He is the author of Shakespeare’s Rome, Republic and Empire (1976), Creature and Creator: Myth-Making and English Romanticism (1984), and the volume on Hamlet (1989) in the Cambridge Landmarks of World Literature Series. He has also written widely on popular culture, and a collection of his essays in this area was published in 2001 by Rowman & Littlefield under the title Gilligan Unbound.