Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature:
Phone: +1 401 863 6318
Peter Kishore Saval studies the classical tradition in Renaissance literature, with particular emphasis on Renaissance Platonism. He is also interested generally in the relationship between early modern literature and philosophy.
Peter Kishore Saval received his doctorate in English literature from Harvard University in 2008, and a J.D. from University of California, Berkeley School of Law in 1999. At Harvard he taught both in the English Department and in the Literature Concentration of the Department of Comparative Literature.
Ph.D, Harvard University 2008; J.D., University of California, Berkeley School of Law, 1999; B.A., University of California, Los Angeles, 1996.
Peter Kishore Saval teaches courses on early modern literature, including European Early Modern Drama, and Renaissance Epic. He is also teaching a seminar on genius and melancholia in the Renaissance.