Patricia Badir


Research Classification

Research Interests

Canadian Modernism
Early Modern Drama
Early Modern Literature and Religion
Medieval Drama
Shakespeare in Canada

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Master's students
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Early modern literature and religion; Shakespeare and his contemporaries; Shakespeare in Canada

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  • “Backyard” (2019)
    Premodern Ecologies in the Modern Literary Imagination.,
  • “Coastal Squeeze” (2019)
    Ovidian Transversions: Iphis and Ianthre, 1350-1650. ,
  • Fixing Affections: Nicholas and John Ferrar and the Books of Little Gidding (2019)
    English Literary Renaissance,
  • Ovidian Transversions: Iphis and Ianthe, 1350-1650 (2019)
    Edinburgh University Press,
  • ““What may this meyne?”: Scripture, Script and the York Scriveners’ “Incredulity of Thomas.” (2018)
    Modern Philology,
  • “The Design of Theatrical Wonder in Roy Mitchell’s The Chester Mysteries,” (2015)
    Theatre/Performance/Historiography: Time, Space, and Matter. ,
  • “’The whole past, the whole time’: Untimely Matter and the Playing Spaces of York.” (2014)
    Performing Environments: Site Specificity in Medieval & Early Modern English Drama,
  • 'This Little Academe, Still and Contemplative in Living Art': Shakespeare, Modernism, and the Arts and Letters Club of Toronto (2012)
    Shakespeare Quarterly,
  • 'This Little Academe, Still and Contemplative in Living Art': Shakespeare, Modernism, and the Arts and Letters Club of Toronto (2012)
  • The Maudlin Impression: English Literary Images of Mary Magdalene, 1550-1700 (2009)
  • Shakespeare and the Cultures of Performance (2008)
  • Medieval Poetics and Protestant Magdalenes (2007)
  • The New and the Noteworthy and the Making of a Civil Society (2003)
    English Studies in Canada,
  • The New and the Noteworthy and the Making of a Civil Society (2003)
  • 'In This All Other Townes, Thou Doest, and Citties Ore'shine': Textuality, Corporeality, and the Riding of Yule in York (1998)
  • Playing Space: History, the Body, and Records of Early English Drama (1997)
  • Representations of the Resurrection at Beverley Minster circa 1208: Chronicle, Play, Miracle (1997)
  • The Garrison of the Godly: Antitheatricalism and the Performance of Distinction in Early Modern Hull (1997)
  • Un-Civil Rites and Playing Sites: Some Early Modern Entertainment Records from Kingston-upon-Hull (1995)
  • Playing Solitaire: Spectatorship and Representation in Canadian Women's Monodrama (1992)
  • Searching or Shopping? 'New' Performance Destinations in Edmonton (1991)

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