Monday, March 11th, 16:00 in the Academy Building, A7
Greg Walker, “Reviewing the Spectatorial Turn: Witnessing Drama from the Cycle Plays to Shakespeare.”
Greg Walker is the Regius Professor of Rhetoric and English at the University of Edinburgh. He works on late medieval and Renaissance literature. His publications include: The Oxford Handbook of Tudor Drama, co-edited with Thomas Betteridge (Oxford University Press, 2012); The Oxford Handbook of Medieval Literature, co-edited with Elaine Treharne (Oxford University Press, 2010); Writing Under Tyranny: English Literature and the Henrician Reformation (Oxford University Press, 2005, 2007); ed. Medieval Drama: An Anthology (Blackwell, 2000); The Politics of Performance in Early Renaissance Drama (Cambridge University Press, 1998; paperback, 2006); ed.: John Skelton (Everyman Poetry Library, 1997); Persuasive Fictions: Faction, Faith, and Political Culture in the Reign of Henry VIII (Scolar Press, 1996);Plays of Persuasion: Drama and Politics at the Court of Henry VIII (Cambridge University Press, 1991); John Skelton and the Politics of the 1520s (Cambridge University Press, 1988, 2002).