Dr. Philip D. Collington
Associate Professor of English
- Office Location:
- Dunleavy Hall, Room 354
- Office Hours:
- Tuesdays and Wednesdays 3-4:20p; 7:05-8:15; Thursdays 10-11 am
- Curriculum Vita:
I am an associate professor in the Department of English, and I have taught at NU since 2000. My courses include: ENG400 (Shakespeare), ENG 315 (Greek and Roman Literature [in translation]), ENG 303 (English Renaissance Literature), ENG 203 (Major British Writers I [to 1800]), and ENG 100 (Introduction to Literature).
I received my B.A. in English and History from McMaster University in 1991, my M.A. in English from McMaster University in 1992, and my Ph.D in English from the University of Toronto in 1998. In 1998-99 I was a SSHRC Post-doctoral Fellow at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor.
My research interests focus primarily on Shakespeare, and my most recent publication is “‘A Mad-Cap Ruffian and a Swearing Jack’: Braggart Courtship from Miles Gloriosus to The Taming of the Shrew,” in Early Theatre 19 (2016), 81-112. You can see this and samples of other publications below, with a full description of my teaching / research / service contained in my CV.
- "Graze, as You Find Pasture": Nebuchadnezzar and the Fate of Cymbeline's Prisoners"
- "I Would Thy Husband Were Dead"? The Merry Wives of Windsor as Mock Domestic Tragedy"
- "Self Discovery in Montaigne's "Of Solitarinesse" and King Lear"
- "Adulteration or Adaptation? Nathaniel Lee's "Princess of Cleve" and Its Sources"
- "Othello the Traveller"
- “'Sallets in the Lines to Make the Matter Savoury': Bakhtinian Speech Genres and Inserted Genres in Hamlet 2.2"
- "'Stuffed with all honourable virtues’': Much Ado About Nothing and The Book of the Courtier"