Department of English

University of Toronto

Lopez, Jeremy

Jeremy Lopez Lopez Profile
Professor of English; Graduate Faculty; Undergraduate Instructor (UTSG)
Office Phone: 416-978-6534
Office Location: Jackman Humanities Building, Room 902 
Office Hours and/or Leave Status: On leave 2018-19

B.A., University of California at Berkeley (1996); Ph.D. Cornell University (2001).

Jeremy Lopez teaches and writes about the drama of Shakespeare and his contemporaries. His most recent book is Constructing the Canon of Early Modern Drama (Cambridge 2014), a history of the early modern dramatic canon from the eighteenth century to the present. He is the general editor of the Routledge Anthology of Early Modern Drama (forthcoming 2019), which will be the first entirely revisionary anthology of its kind in over a century. Other current work in progress includes a monograph on the life and work of John Fletcher. In January 2018 he will succeed Gail Kern Paster as the editor of Shakespeare Quarterly.



Constructing the Canon of Early Modern Drama (Cambridge, 2014)

Theatrical Convention and Audience Response in Early Modern Drama (Cambridge 2003) 

Shakespeare Handbooks: Richard II (Palgrave Macmillan 2008)

Richard II: New Critical Essays (editor) (Routledge 2012)

Selected Articles
“Time for James Shirley,” in James Shirley and Early Modern Drama, ed. Barbara Ravelhofer (Routledge, 2017). 17-31.

“The Shadow of the Canon.” Shakespeare Quarterly 65 (2014): 109-19.

“Alleyn Resurrected,” Marlowe Studies 1 (2011) 167-80.

“Success the Whitefriars way: Ram Alley and the negative force of acting,” Renaissance Drama 39 (2010) 199-225.“

A partial theory of original practice,” Shakespeare Survey 61 (2008) 302-17.

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