Dr Briony Frost
Profiles

Dr Briony Frost

Lecturer in English

School of Humanities and Performing Arts (Faculty of Arts & Humanities)

Role

Lecturer in English; Academic Writing Group Coordinator; Schools Liaison Lead for English.

Qualifications

PhD in Jacobean Drama

MA in Renaissance Drama
BA Hons in English
(University of Exeter)

Previous lectureships at: University of Exeter (Streatham); University of Exeter (Penryn)

Distance Learning Tutor: University of Exeter (St. Luke's)

Professional membership

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy


Associate of Renaissance Society of America

Teaching interests

Early modern drama (esp. Shakespeare, Marlowe, Jonson, Middleton, Fletcher, Cary)

Early modern poetry (esp. Milton, Donne, Jonson, Lanyer)
Early modern witchcraft
Early modern succession literature
Early modern and eighteenth century female writers
Eighteenth century theatre
Animals in drama (esp. horses)
Animals in Crime Fiction (esp. dogs and apes)

Research interests

Early modern drama; early modern succession literature; early modern witchcraft; early modern women writers; eighteenth century women writers; animals in drama; animals in crime fiction.

    • "'O'erwhelmed by Noise: Soundhouses and Sonic Experiments in Ben Jonson's Epicene." Shakespeare Bulletin (Winter, 2017) 35:4, forthcoming.
    • Review: The Senses in Early Modern England, 1558-1660. Eds. Simon Smith, Jackie Watson, Amy Kenny. (Manchester University Press, 2015). Shakespeare Bulletin 33:4 (Winter, 2015), 699-702.
    • Review: Sensory Experience and the Metropolis on the Jacobean Stage, 1603-1625. Hristomir A. Stanev. (Ashgate, 2014). Shakespeare Bulletin 33:3 (Fall, 2015), 535-37.
    • Review: A Handbook of Romanticism Studies. Eds. Joel Faflak and Julia M. Wright. (Wiley Blackwell, 2012). Journal for Eighteenth Century Studies 38:4 (Nov, 2015) p.434.
    • Review: Stage on Screen. Shakespeare Bulletin 29:4 (Winter 2011), 617-19.
    • Review: Cambridge Companion to English Renaissance Tragedy. Eds. Emma Smith and Garrett Sullivan (CUP, 2010). Shakespeare Bulletin 29:4 (Winter 2011) 686-688.
    • Short Story: Catalyst. The Journal (University of Exeter, 2005).

Reports & invited lectures

Research Seminar Series, University of Portsmouth, 2017


DHRA Conference, 2017 University of Plymouth

Shakespeare Media and Technology, University of Exeter, 2017


Research Seminar Series, University of Plymouth, 2017

University of Exeter, Milton Roundtable, 2014

 

University of Plymouth Seminar Series 2012.

Paper: "Shakespeare and the 'Absent' Audience: Un/Heard Applause during the National Theatre Live's Early Modern Broadcasts."

Paper: "Shakespeare and the 'Absent' Audience: Un/Heard Applause during the National Theatre Live's Early Modern Broadcasts."

Paper: "Shakespeare and the 'Absent' Audience: Un/Heard Applause during the National Theatre Live's Early Modern Broadcasts."

Paper: "'To th'Monument': Anti-Monuments and Memorial Transformation in Antony and Cleopatra."

Paper: "Thunderstruck: Satan's Sonic Trauma and the Soundscapes of War."

Paper: "Cleopatra in the Curtains: Elizabethan Images in Innogen's Bedchamber."

Ben Jonson Symposium, University College London 2011.

Paper: "Profit and Delight: Mirrors for Monarchs in Jonson's Civic Drama 1604."