Karen E. Rowe

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Karen E. Rowe
Born 1945 (age 70–71)
Occupation Professor
Nationality United States
Genre Renaissance literature
Women's studies
Notable works Saint And Singer : Edward Taylor's Typology And The Poetics Of Meditation

Karen E. Rowe (born 1945) is an American literary critic and a specialist in Renaissance literature. She is a professor of English at UCLA.[1]


Rowe received her B.A. from Mount Holyoke College and Ph.D. from Indiana University.


  • UCLA Distinguished Teaching Award, 1982.
  • Fellow of the Bryn Mawr/HERS Mid-Atlantic Institute for Women in Higher Education Administration, 1986.
  • Executive Committee, Division on American Literature to 1800, Modern Language Association, 1989–94.
  • Chair of the Division and MLA Program, 1992.
  • Graduated from The American University in Cairo with highest honors 1966.


  • Editorial Board Member, Early American Literature, 1987–1990.[2]

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