Dr Mark A Houlahan
Qualifications: MA (Auck); PhD (Toronto); Grad Dip Writing Studies (Waikato).
Mark is Associate Professor in the English Programme in the School of Arts, where he teaches Shakespeare and his Contemporaries, and Literary Theory. He has recently co-authored Antipodal Shakespeare remembering and forgetting in Britain, Australia and New Zealand, 1916 (Bloomsbury/Arden Shakespeare, 2018). He has book chapters forthcoming on “Shakespeare and Cultural Memory” and “Shakespeare, Tourism, and the Pop-Up Globe”. He is co-editing (with Aidan Norrie) a book on Renaissance Drama (New Directions in Early Modern Drama: Edges, Spaces, and Intersections) and is planning a book on iconic New Zealand theatre, tentatively called 10 Plays from the Edge of the World.
Shakespeare. Editing. Critical Theory. Poetics. Adaptation. Theatre History.
Shakespeare, Renaissance Drama and Poetry, Shakespeare in New Zealand, Adaptations, Literary Theories, Editing in Theory and Practice.
Houlahan, M. (2019). Shakespeare comes to our age. English in Aotearoa, (96), 23-25.
Houlahan, M. (2019). [Review of Selected Poems by Ian Wedde]. New Zealand Review of Books: Pukapuka Aotearoa, 29(127), 12-13.
Houlahan, M. (2019). Introduction. In V. Rapatahana (Ed.), Nga Kupu Waikato (pp. 4-7). Mangakino and Morrinsville: Waikato Press.
Houlahan, M. (2018). Plays and Playmaking [Review of 'Performing dramaturgy' by Fiona Graham, 'Floating islanders: Pasifika theatre in Aotearoa', by Lisa Warrington and David O’Donnell, and 'Dawn raids' by Oscar Kightley]. New Zealand Books, 28(124), 14-15.
Immortality in Shakespeare and Sci-Fi
Making Theatre in Aotearoa (Creative Practice Project)
Fantasy and the Language of Sacrifice
Poetry, Biography and History (Creative Practice)
Dickinson & Anne Sexton (Creative Practice)
Female Travellers in Arabia
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