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Professor Martin Coyle - BA, PhD (Nottingham)

Overview

Professor Martin Coyle
Position: Professor Email: CoyleMJ@cf.ac.uk
Telephone: +44(0)29 208 75615
Extension: 75615
Location: John Percival Building, Colum Drive, Cathays, Cardiff, CF10 3EU.

Research Group

English Literature

Postgraduate Students

Applications from potential PhD students in any area of the Renaissance will be welcome, but particularly in the fields of Shakespeare, Renaissance Drama, textual editing and the textual histories of Shakespeare's plays as well as the other aspects of Shakespeare, including film.

Current supervisions for PhD include:
Creative Writing
Shakespeare's history plays
Shakespeare as collaborator
Shakespeare and metadrama
Shakespeare and school Shakespeare.

Recent successful projects include a thesis on Spenser's Faerie Queen and Shakespeare's clown.

Research Interests

Textual editing and the textual histories of Shakespeare's plays as well as the other aspects of Shakespeare, including film; medieval drama; Sir Gawain and the Green Knight; Hamlet.

Research

Martin Coyle is General Editor of the New Casebooks Series and the Critical Issues Series. He is currently working on books on Medieval Literature and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, having recently completed, with John Peck, the second edition A Brief History of English Literature. On MA in English Literature he teaches courses on Violent Death in Renaissance Drama and Constructing Shakespeare, both concerned with the production of cultural meanings and the transitions between periods of literary history.