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September 28, 2016
Canadian Excellence

Dr. Anne Russell

Associate Professor (on Sabbatical Leave)

Contact Information
Phone: 519-884-0710 ext.3423

Office Location: 3-114 Woods Bldg.

Languages Spoken


Academic Background
BA (Trent), MA, PhD (York). Associate Professor (1992).

Research Interests:Early modern drama and poetry, early modern women writers, Aphra Behn, Shakespeare performance history.

Co-editor, Enacting Gender on the English Renaissance Stage, with Viviana Comensoli (University of Illinois Press, 1999)

Editor. A Critical Edition of Aphra Behnís *The Rover* (Broadview Press, 1994; 2nd edition, 1999).

Selected Recent Articles: "'Playing the Men:' Ellen Tree, Fanny Kemble, and Theatrical Constructions of Gender" in Borrowers and Landers: A Journal of Shakespeare Appropriation" (Spring/Summer 2013); "Maurice Evans's G.I. Hamlet: Analogy, Authority, and Adaptation" in Shakespeare and the Second World War: Memory, Culture, Identity (UTP 2012); "Katherine Philips as Political Poet: 'The Songs before the Acts' in Pompey" in Comparative Drama 44.3 (Fall 2010); Aphra Behn, Textual Communities, and Pastoral Sobriquets" in English Language Notes 40.4 (June 2003); "The Politics of Print and the Tragedie of Antonie" in Research Opportunities in Renaissance Drama 62 (2003); "'Public' and 'Private' in Aphra Behn's Miscellanies" in Write or Be Written: Early Modern Women Poets and Cultural Constraints (Ashgate, 2001); "Aphra Behn's Miscellanies: The Politics and Poetics of Editing" in Philological Quarterly 77.3 (1998); "Tragedy, Gender, Performance: Women as Tragic Heroes on the Nineteenth-Century Stage" in Comparative Drama 30.2 (1996).