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About Lisa S. Starks

Lisa S. Starks is Professor of English at University of South Florida St. Petersburg, where she chairs the Department of Verbal and Visual Arts and directs the MLA in Liberal Studies Program. She has published on sexuality, violence, and trauma in Renaissance drama, Shakespeare on screen, Shakespearean appropriations of Ovid, and other topics. Her essays have appeared in journals such as Shakespeare Quarterly, Borrowers and Lenders:The Journal of Shakespeare and Appropriation, and Shakespearean International Yearbook;and in book collections such as Julius Caesar: A Critical Reader (ed. Andrew James Hartley, Arden/Bloomsbury, 2016), Violent Masculinities: Male Aggression in Early Modern Texts and Culture (eds. Jennifer Feather and Catherine Thomas, Palgrave, 2013), Staging the Blazon in Early Modern English Theatre (eds. Sara Morrison and Deborah Umann, 2013), and Antony and Cleopatra: New Critical Essays (ed. Sara Munson Deats, Routledge, 2005), among others. Her book publications include two collections co-edited with Courtney Lehmann, Spectacular Shakespeare: Critical Theory and Popular Cinema and The Reel Shakespeare:Alternative Cinema and Theory (Farleigh Dickinson UP, 2002) and, more recently, the monograph Violence, Trauma, and Virtus in Shakespeare’s Roman Poems and Plays: Transforming Ovid (Palgrave, 2014). She is currently editing a book collection entitled Ovid and Adaptation in Early Modern English Theater (under contract with Edinburgh University Press) and writing a monograph on Levinas, Shakespeare, and adaptation.
 

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Present Professor, University of South Florida St. Petersburg
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Ph.D., University of South Florida ‐ English
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M.A., University of South Florida ‐ English
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B.A., California State University - Fullerton ‐ English
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Contact Information

Office: HBR 207
Phone: 727-873-4158
Email: starks@mail.usf.edu

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Single-Authored Monographs (1)

Co-Edited Book Collections (2)

Single-Edited: Guest Editor, Journal, Special Issues (and Authored Introductions) (2)

Single-Authored Articles or Chapters in Books (10)

Single-Authored Articles in Refereed Journals (10)