Tracey Sedinger is Professor of English at the University of Northern Colorado. Her teaching and research interests include sixteenth- and seventeenth- century English literature, Shakespeare, literary theory, and feminism. She has published essays in several journals, including ELH, SEL, Criticism, Cultural Critique, and Shakespeare Quarterly. She has developed the standard interests of the stereotypical spinster: she enjoys cats, gardening, tea, cross-stitch, and mystery novels. She also likes beer – the hoppier the better.