BGSU English Department
Stephannie Gearhart, Associate Professor
Degrees and Institutions:
Ph.D. English, Lehigh University, 2004
Courses Regularly Taught: English 2010 (Introduction to Literature); English 2640 (British Literature Survey, Part I); English 3010/3010H (Shakespeare); English 3850 (Shakespeare and Film); English 4010/4010H (Adaptations of Shakespeare); English 4060/4060H (Non Shakespearean Renaissance Drama); English 4200/4200H (Contemporary British Literature)
Area: Early Modern British Literature, Restoration Literature, Contemporary British Literature
Research Interests: Age relations in early modern English literature and culture. Early modern English drama. Cultural Studies and New Historicism. Shakespeare and adaptation.
"Lear's Daughters, Adaptation, and the Calculation of Worth," Forthcoming in Borrowers and Lenders, 7.2, Fall/Winter 2012.
“Only He Would Have the Temerity to Rewrite Shakespeare”: Douglas Hickox’s Theatre of Blood as Adaptation” Literature/Film Quarterly 39:2 (2011): 116-127.
“‘The More There Is To See’: Another Look at James Kelman’s How Late It Was, How Late,” Scottish Literary Review 2.1 (2010): 77-94.
“‘Will in Overplus’: A Review of Shakespeare Biographies,” Quidditas, 30 (2009): 162-201.
“‘Take My Part’: Using Generational Conflict to Teach King Lear,” Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching, 16:1 (Spring 2009): 91-105.
“[F]aint and imperfect stamps”: The Problem with Adaptations of Shakespeare for Children Alif: Journal of Comparative Poetics 27 (2007): 44-68.
Work in Progress:
Drama and the Politics of Generational Conflict in Shakespeare’s England. [book manuscript in progress.]
“These are Modern Times”: Macbeth, Nostalgia, and the 1970s in Billy Morrissette’s Scotland, PA [article in progress]