Laurie J Shannon

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Research Interests

The study of English literature and culture in the long sixteenth century; the history of ideas in and through language, especially concerning the terms and conditions of embodiment; stakeholdership and the horizons of the political imagination; and the possibilities of the corporate form.

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Chicago

… → 1996

JD, Harvard University

… → 1989

MA, University of Chicago

… → 1985

Studio Art and English Literature, BA, University of Delaware

… → 1984

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Renaissance Social Sciences
animal Social Sciences
energy source Social Sciences
coal Social Sciences
editor Social Sciences
economy Social Sciences
trend Social Sciences
Animals Arts & Humanities

Research Output 1994 2018

Poor Things, Vile Things: Shakespeare's Comedy of Kinds

Shannon, L. J., 2018, The Oxford Handbook of Shakespearean Comedy. Hirschfeld, H. (ed.). Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary


Shannon, L. J., 2017, Fueling Culture: 101 Words for Energy and Environment . Szeman, I., Wenzel, J. & Yaeger, P. (eds.). Fordham University Press, p. 346-348 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Shakespeare’s Comedy of Upright Status: Standing Bears and Fallen Humans

Shannon, L. J., 2016, Creating Shakespeare, Articles from the World Shakespeare Congress, 2016. Holland, P. (ed.). Cambridge University Press, p. 213-218 6 p. (Shakespeare Survey; vol. 70).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Poore wretch, laid all naked on the bare earth: Human Negative Exceptionalism Among the Humanists

Shannon, L. J., 2015, The Shakespearean International Yearbook. Werth, T. (ed.). Farnham, UK: Ashgate Publishing, Vol. Volume 15: Shakespeare and the Human. p. 205-210 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter