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Christopher Benfey

Christopher Benfey tackles Mitford biography

Christopher Benfey, professor of English at Mount Holyoke College, reviews the new Nancy Mitford biography for The New York Times.

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Benfey weighs in on “Dickinson” for the NYT

Christopher Benfey, professor of English at Mount Holyoke College, weighs in on the new show “Dickinson” and its attempts to modernize the famous poet.  

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Benfey’s new book reviewed in the New Yorker

Mount Holyoke professor Christopher Benfey’s new book on Rudyard Kipling was reviewed in the New Yorker.  

“How bad are the colleges?” Chris Benfey asks.

In the New York Review of Books, English professor Christopher Benfey takes on one of the most talked-about books about education, Excellent Sheep.

Benfey Elected to Academy of Arts and Sciences

Christopher Benfey, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of English and interim dean of faculty at MHC, has been elected as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Benfey's Book Named Among Year's Best

Chris Benfey's A Summer of Hummingbirds has been named one of 2008's best nonfiction books by the Christian Science Monitor, the Washington Post, and the Boston Globe.

MHC Benfey's New Book Wins Wide Praise

English professor Christopher Benfey's new look at late 19th-century American artists and writers has gained widespread notice.