Deborah Montuori

Associate Professor of English

Office: Dauphin Humanites 119
Phone: 477.1665
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English Language and Literature, University of Michigan (B.A. 1985; M.A. 1987; Ph.D. 1991)
Research/Teaching Interests:
English Renaissance drama and poetry; modern and contemporary drama; the self in literature (identity, self-fashioning, psychoanalytic theory); patronage; gender relations

Selected Publications:

Review essay: The Leadership Repertory: Richard II and Henry V at The Shakespeare Theatre, Washington, DC. Shakespeare Bulletin. Forthcoming (Fall 2010).

“My Life with Vampires.” Editor’s Introduction (Creative Nonfiction/Poetry). Proteus: A Journal of Ideas. Issue theme: “Vampires, Parasites, and Invaders in Nature and Society.”Fall 2009.

Review essay: The Roman plays: Julius Caesar and Antony and Cleopatra at The Shakespeare Theatre, Washington, DC. Shakespeare Bulletin 27.1 (Spring 2009): 132-38.

Review Essay: Richard III, Titus Andronicus, and Hamlet at The Shakespeare Theatre. Shakespeare Bulletin 25.4 (Winter 2007): 121-31.

"Playing [with] the Muse: Ben Jonson's Creative Reflexivity." Proteus 18.1 (Spring 2001): 13-16.

"'Masculine Issue(s)': Anxieties and Alliances in Ben Jonson's Poems to Elizabeth Sidney, Countess of Rutland." Explorations in Renaissance Culture 23 (1997): 53-77.

"Introduction to King Lear," "Responsibility in King Lear," "Suffering in King Lear," "Identity in King Lear," "Introduction to Doctor Faustus," "Education in Doctor Faustus," "Ambition in Doctor Faustus," "Pride in Doctor Faustus." Themes in Literature. Ed. Jennifer McClinton-Temple. Facts on File, forthcoming (2010).

Essays on Shakespeare's Sonnets 15, 60, and 94. Companion to Shakespeare. Ed. William Baker and Kenneth Womack. Facts on File, Inc. Forthcoming (2011).

Current Happenings 

February 18, 2016:  Dr. Santalucia will be reading poetry from her dynamic debut Because I Did Not Die at the Grove Spiritual Center, 6:30 p.m.   

All events are free and open to the public!