Adam Rzepka

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Assistant Professor of English, English

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Dickson Hall 309
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973 655-7646
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Degree(s):
BA:Harvard University
PhD:University of Chicago
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Profile

I research early modern theater and literature, and particularly the uses that it makes of psychological and other proto-scientific models from the period. I've written recently on appeals to "experience" in Shakespeare and on atomist poetics in sixteenth-century England; a new article about imagination as a faculty of the soul in A Midsummer Night's Dream will be out in Shakespeare Quarterly in the fall of 2015. At MSU, I teach a lot of Shakespeare, as well as courses in early English drama, graduate-level research, and critical theory.

Specialization

Early modern drama, literature, and culture; performance and reception studies; history of science, especially physiology, psychology, and atomism; critical theory.




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Office Hours

Spring

  • Tuesday 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • Thursday 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm