Department of English, College of LAS, University of Illinois


Elizabeth Elaine Tavares

Graduate Student

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  • By appointment only for summer and fall 2014.

Education

BA, English, DePaul University, 2009; BA, History, DePaul University, 2009; MA, English, University of Illinois, 2010; PhD, English, University of Illinois, 2016 (projected).

Dissertation

Acts of Imagination: Curating the Early Elizabethan Repertories, 1582-1594

Research Interests

Renaissance drama, Repertory Studies, Theatre History, Performance Studies, Ecocriticim, Adaptation Theory, Digital Humanities, early modern literature and culture.

Selected Publications

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  • Tavares, Elizabeth E. "Fidelity and the Politics of Appropriation in Sidney Lumet’s The Deadly Affair." A Mirror for Medieval and Early Modern Studies. Spec. iss. of elected Proceedings of the Newberry Center for Renaissance Studies 2012 Multidisciplinary Graduate Student Conference (2012): 119-132. 1 Oct. 2012. <http://www.newberry.org/sites/default/files/textpage-attachments/2012Proceedings.pdf>.
  • Tavares, Elizabeth E. "‘Birding in Men’s Purses’: Consumption Networks in Ben Jonson’s The Alchemist and Bartholomew Fair." New Directions in Ecocriticism. Spec. iss. of Illinois Digital Environment for Access to Learning and Scholarship (IDEALS) (2011): 1 Jun. 2011. <https://www.ideals.illinois.edu/handle/2142/25241>.

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Reviews

  • Rev. of Julius Caesar, Shakespeare Bulletin (2015): forthcoming.
  • Rev. of Mankind, Shakespeare Bulletin 31.3 (2013): 558-62.
  • Rev. of Twelfth Night, Shakespeare Bulletin 31.2 (2013): 119–132.
  • Rev. of The Tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice, Shakespeare Bulletin 31.2 (2013): 286–89.
  • Rev. of The Comedy of Errors, Shakespeare Bulletin 29.1 (2011): 60-4.