Neema Parvini

Dr Neema Parvini


Senior Lecturer in English
BA (hons), MSt, PhD
+44 (0)1483 683129
Tuesday, 12pm-1pm, Thursday 3pm-5pm

Biography

Areas of specialism

Shakespeare; Political Philosophy; Evolutionary Theory; Economics; Literary Theory

University roles and responsibilities

  • Admissions Tutor

My qualifications

2010
PhD in English Literature
Royal Holloway, University of London
2005
Masters in English Literature (distinction)
University of Oxford
2004
BA (hons) in English Literature
Royal Holloway, University of London

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My publications

Highlights

Shakespeare’s Moral Compass (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018).

Shakespeare and New Historicist Theory (New York and London: Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2017).

Shakespeare and Cognition: Thinking Fast and Slow Through Character (New York and London: Palgrave, 2015)

Shakespeare and Contemporary Theory: New Historicism and Cultural Materialism (New York and London: Bloomsbury, 2012).

Shakespeare’s History Plays: Rethinking Historicism (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2012).

Publications

Books

Shakespeare’s Moral Compass (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2018).

Shakespeare and New Historicist Theory (New York and London: Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2017).

Shakespeare and Cognition: Thinking Fast and Slow Through Character (New York and London: Palgrave, 2015).

Shakespeare and Contemporary Theory: New Historicism and Cultural Materialism (New York and London: Bloomsbury, 2012).

Shakespeare’s History Plays: Rethinking Historicism (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2012).

 

Articles and Chapters

‘New Historicism and Cultural Materialism’, in A Companion to Literary Theory ed. David Richter (Oxford: Wiley Blackwell, 2018).

 

‘Historicism “By Stealth”: History, Politics and Power in Richard II and Henry IV’, in Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare’s History Plays ed. Laurie Ellinghausen (New York: MLA, 2017).

 

‘New Historicism’, in Oxford Bibliographies in Literary and Critical Theory ed. Eugene O’Brien (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017).

 

‘Cultural Materialism’, in The Edinburgh Companion to Critical Theory ed. Stuart Sim (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2016).

 

‘The Scholars and the Critics: Shakespeare Studies and Theory in the 2010s’, Shakespeare, 10:2 (Spring, 2014), 212-23.

 

‘Reply to Jonathan Dollimore’, Textual Practice, 27:4 (July 2013), 724-733.

 

‘N.F. Simpson and the Theatre of the Absurd’, Platform, 3:1 (Spring, 2008).

 

Reviews:

 

Review of Burke, Michael, and Emily T. Troscianko (eds), Cognitive Literary Science: Dialogues between Literature and Cognition (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017), Evolutionary Studies in Imaginative Culture, 2.1 (2018).

 

Review of Ann Baynes Coiro and Thomas Fulton (eds), Rethinking Historicism from Shakespeare to Milton ed. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012), Literature & History, 22:2 (September 2013).

 

Review of Park Honan, Christopher Marlowe: Poet & Spy (New York and Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2005), Comitatus: A Journal for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 39 (2008).

 

Review of William H. Sherman, Used Books: Marking Renaissance Readers (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press), Comitatus: A Journal for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 39 (2008).