Prof. Elise Denbo - English
English Department, Humanities Building, H-428
M.A English, Queens College, 1997
D.A. English, St. John’s University, 2014
Review Elizabethan Publishing and the Makings of Literary Culture by Kirk Melnikoff. Renaissance Quarterly (forthcoming).
Review Shakespeare’s Acts of Will: Law, Testament and Properties of Performance by Gary Watt. Renaissance Quarterly, vol. 7 no. 4, Winter 2017, pp. 1661-62.
“‘Alas Poor Yorick!’: Hamlet and Kristeva’s Imaginary Father.” PsyArt 21, July 2017, pp. 143-158.
Recent Conferences (Selected):
“Metaphor, Theatre, and Psychic Space: Falstaff as Hal’s Imaginary Third,” Shakespeare Association of America (SAA) Seminar on Cognition in the Early Modern Period, Part 2, in Atlanta, Georgia, April 5-8, 2017.
“Unearthing the Other in Hamlet: Neither Subject nor Object Be,” Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Seminar on Shakespeare’s Things, at Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, March 17-20, 2016.
“Yorick: ‘Eyed-Awry,’” Shakespeare and Our Times, at Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, April 15-16, 2016.
“Re-seeing and Re-hearing: Exploring the Gaps in Shakespeare’s The Tempest,” CUNY Best Practices, The Importance of Text in the 21st-Century Classroom, LaGuardia Community College, November 7, 2015.
“‘Alas, poor Yorick!’: Hamlet, Kristeva, and the Imaginary Father,” The Kristeva Circle, University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee, September 10-12, 2015.