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Doug Eskew

Assistant Professor

Doug Eskew
Contact Info
Office:
General Classroom Building 310-J

Bio

Doug Eskew, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of English. He received his Baccalaureate and Master's degrees, as well as his PhD from the University of Texas at Austin. Professor Eskew has conducted research and publication in Shakespeare and the early modern theater, critical theory, critical poetics and political theology. He teaches classes on British literature, poetics, and literary theory.

Publications

"'Soldiers, Prisoners, Patrimony":  King Lear and the Place of the Sovereign.  Cahiers
Élisabéthains 78 
(2010): 29-38.
Full Text Here

Coriolanus and the Paradox of Place."  Early Modern Literary Studies 15.1 (20010)
http://purl.oclc.org/emls/15-1/eskecori.html

Review of  Shakespeare and the Culture of Paradox, by Peter G. Platt.  Appositions:
Studies in Renaissance / Early Modern Literature & Culture
 2 (2009) 
http://appositions.blogspot.com/2009/05/doug-eskew-shakespeare-and-paradox.html

Review of  Kenneth Burke on Shakespeare, ed. by Scott Newstok.  Rhetoric Society
Quarterly 
38 (2008): 341-43.

Review of  Books in the Blood: Memoirs of a Fourth Generation Bookseller, by
Anthony Rota.  Libraries & Culture 39 (2004): 230-31.

Conference Papers

"The Other with the Otherness: on Why you Hate the Insane Clown Posse." 
Southern Colorado Rhetoric Symposium. Pueblo, Colorado. February 2011.

Richard II and the Self-­Forgetting Messiah." Annual Meeting of the Shakespeare
Association of America. Seattle, Washington. April 2011.

"Marlowe's  Tamburlaine in a Time of Revenge and Terror." Society for the
Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery. Colorado Springs, Colorado. March 2010.

"The Logic of Sovereignty / The Logic of the Early Modern Stage." Annual Meeting
of the Group for Early Modern Cultural Studies. Dallas, Texas. December 2009.

"Puttenham's Human Caesuras." Annual Meeting of the Shakespeare Association of
America. Washington, DC. April 2009.

"The Country and Western Truck-Driving Song as Pastoral." Society for the
Interdisciplinary Study of Social Imagery. Colorado Springs, Colorado. March 2009.

"The  Apolis in Aristotle, Shakespeare, and Agamben." Annual Meeting of the
Shakespeare Association of America. Dallas, Texas. March 2008.

Coriolanus and the Paradox of Place." Annual Meeting of the Shakespeare
Association of America. San Diego, California. April 2007.

King Lear on the Verge." Annual Meeting of the Renaissance Society of America.
Miami, Florida. March 2007.

"'Kissing the Rod': Metaphors of Submission and Domination in Proslavery
Rhetoric." Co-authored with Patricia Roberts-Miller. Rhetoric Society of America.
Memphis, Tennessee. May 2006.

Coriolanus and the 'State of Exception.'" Annual Meeting of the Shakespeare
Association of America. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. April 2006.

"Anatomy of a Footnote: the Double Location of  Coriolanus 5.6." South-Central
Renaissance Conference. Houston, Texas. March 2006.

"The Placeless and  King Lear." Annual Meeting of the Shakespeare Association of
America. New Orleans, Louisiana. April 2004.

Comus and its Subtext: Leah Marcus' 'Local Reading' Reassessed." Annual
Conference of the Pacific Northwest Renaissance Society. Los Angeles, California.
April 2002.

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