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Robinson, Marsha Ph.D.

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Robinson, Marsha Ph.D.

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Dr. Robinson has published on the history plays of Shakespeare, and on John Foxe and Reformation historiography and the Foxean history play. My current research is on Shakespeare’s representation of religious controversy. In 2014, she joined other scholars in celebrating Shakespeare’s 450th birthday by attending a conference on “Shakespeare and the Problem of Biography” at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C.   

Department/Division: English

Degree Information: University of California, Berkeley - English, B.A.; Villanova University - English, M.A. ; University of Pennsylvania - English, Ph.D.

Courses Taught: Shakespeare Survey, British Literature I, Shakespeare: Selected Plays, Tudor/Stuart Drama, Elizabethan Poetry and Prose, Restoration and Eighteenth Century Drama

Primary Area of Expertise: Shakespearean drama

Advice for Students Preparing for Your Class: "You will need to purchase the assigned anthology or other texts and bring them to class. Shakespeare is all about words. " 

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