B.A., University of California at Berkeley (1996); Ph.D. Cornell University (2001).
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 intersection of biography, biographical criticism, and dramatic form in the study of early modern drama. He is co-editor of The Hare
, an online journal for early modern studies.
Constructing the Canon of Early Modern Drama
Theatrical Convention and Audience Response in Early Modern Drama
Shakespeare Handbooks: Richard II
(Palgrave Macmillan 2008)
Richard II: New Critical Essays
(editor) (Routledge 2012)
“Alleyn Resurrected,” Marlowe Studies
1 (2011) 167-80.
“Success the Whitefriars way: Ram Alley
and the negative force of acting,”
39 (2010) 199-225.
“Shakespeare and Middleton at the RSC and in London, 2008,” Shakespeare
60.3 (2009) 348-65.
“A partial theory of original practice,” Shakespeare Survey
61 (2008) 302-17.