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Professor Lisa Hopkins

Lisa did the MA in English and European Renaissance Drama 1983-4 and then a PhD on John Ford 1984-6, is now Professor of English and Head of the Graduate School at Sheffield Hallam University. She is co-editor of Shakespeare, the journal of the British Shakespeare Association (link) and of the Continuum Renaissance Drama Guides (link) and has published widely on Marlowe, Shakespeare and Ford.

Recent books include:

Burial Plots in British Detective Fiction ( )

Greeks and Trojans on the Early Modern English Stage (Berlin: De Gruyter, 2020) and From the Romans to the Normans on the English Renaissance Stage (ARC Humanities Press, 2017).

A Companion to the Cavendishes, co-edited with Tom Rutter ( ).

'Shakespearean Allusion in Crime Fiction: DCI Shakespeare' (Palgrave, 2016),

'Renaissance Drama on the Edge' (Ashgate, 2014),

'Drama and the Succession to the Crown, 1561-1633' (Ashgate, 2011) (link).

Lisa is also now co-organiser of the annual Othello’s Island conference: and is

Lisa Hopkins