Dr. Alice Leonard

 Research and Publications

  • Monograph: Error in Shakespeare: Shakespeare in Error in preparation
  • Article: 'Metaphor as Error in Midsummer Night's Dream ' under review with Cambridge Quarterly
  • Article: 'Failed Actors in Midsummer Night's Dream' under review with Notes & Queries
  • Article: '"Enfranchised" Language in Henry V and The Dutch Courtesan', Cahiers Élisabéthains Vol 84, Autumn 2013, pp.1-11
  • Article: '"Enfranchised" Language in Mulcaster's Elementarie and Shakespeare's Henry V', Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses, Vol. 25, 2012, pp.127-35 (peer-reviewed)
  • Book Review: Katharine A. Craik and Tanya Pollard eds., Shakespearean Sensations: Experiencing Literature in Early Modern England, Review of English Studies , first published online September 23, 2013, doi:10.1093/res/hgt092
  • Permanent contributor to the Routledge Annotated Bibliography of English Studies (ABES) where I reviewed books and articles on the Renaissance and early modern literature, 2010-2013:

                Review: David Coleman, John Webster: Renaissance Dramatist (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2010)

                Review: Paul A. Kottman, Tragic Conditions in Shakespeare (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009)

                Review: Paulina Kewes, 'Henry Savile's "Tacitus" and the Politics of Roman History in Late Elizabethan England'             
                      Huntington  Library Quarterly, 74: 4, 2011, pp. 515-551

               Review: Noam Reisner, 'The Paradox of Mimesis in Sidney's "Defence of Poesie" and Marlowe's "Doctor                                   Faustus"', Cambridge Quarterly, 39: 4, December 2010, pp. 331-349

                Review: Madhavi Menon, 'Coriolanus and I', Shakespeare, 7:2, 2011, 156-169
Conferences and Seminars
  • Paper: invited speaker, Geneva CUSO workshop 'Errata in Early Modern Drama', September 2016

  • Paper: 'Mists of Error: A Reformation Image' accepted for SAUTE conference 'What is an Image?', 9-11 September 2016

  • Paper: ‘Metaphor: Failure or Poetry in Midsummer Night’s Dream?’, Renaissance Society of America conference, Boston (US), March 2016

  • Paper: ‘Error in The Comedy of Errors’ accepted for seminar ‘Error in Early Modern Studies’ at the Shakespeare Association of America Conference, Vancouver, Canada, April 2015

  • Panel Convener for SAUTE conference ‘Economies of English’, University of Geneva. Paper entitled ‘The Economy of Foreignness’. Panel included Professor Lukas Erne (Geneva) and Dr. Derek Dunne (Fribourg). April 2015

  • Paper: ‘Metaphor: Error or Poetry?’ at one-day workshop on Early Modern Poetics, University of Neuchâtel, March 2015

  • Paper: 'Shakespeare's Error', Shakespeare Association of America, Toronto, March 2013