Littérature moderne (16e - 18e siècles)


Dr Oliver MORGAN


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Research interests

Oliver Morgan holds degrees from the universities of Cambridge, Sussex, and Geneva, where he wrote his PhD thesis under the supervision of Lukas Erne. His research focuses on dialogue, both in the sense of fictionalised conversation (as in a play) and in the sense of literary exchange (as in an answer-poem or a parody). He is currently working on a book-length study of turn-taking in Shakespeare. Other interests include editing, punctuation, and typography, interactional linguistics, rhetoric, versification, and early modern performance practices.


  • Turn-taking in Shakespeare (Oxford University Press, forthcoming)

 Articles/book chapters

  • ‘Verse and Metre’, in The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare’s Language, ed. by Lynne Magnusson and David Schalkwyk (Cambridge University Press, forthcoming)
  • ‘Intervention in The Tempest’, in Drama and Pedagogy in Medieval and Early Modern England, ed. by Elizabeth Dutton and James McBain, SPELL 31 (Tübingen: Narr, 2015), pp. 211-26

 Conference papers

  • ‘Interrupting the crown in Shakespeare’s Henry IV’, Swiss Association of University Teachers of English (Neuchâtel, April 2017)
  • ‘Parts and turns in All’s Well That Ends Well’, Shakespeare Association of America (Atlanta, April 2017)
  • ‘Apostrophising the king in Shakespeare’s Richard II’, Cambridge Early Modern Interdisciplinary Seminar (Cambridge, March 2017)
  • ‘Analysing Dialogue in Medieval and Early Modern Texts’, CUSO Travelling Seminar in Medieval and Early Modern English Literature (Geneva, October 2016)
  • ‘Volumnia’s son’, European Shakespeare Research Association (Worcester, July 2015)
  • ‘Speaking first in Romeo and Juliet’, Shakespeare Association of America(Vancouver, April 2015)
  • ‘The play of line and turn in 1.3 of Antony and Cleopatra’, CUSO Travelling Seminar in Medieval and Early Modern English Literature (Neuchâtel, March 2015)
  • ‘Intervention in The Tempest’, Swiss Association of Medieval and Early Modern English Studies (Fribourg, September 2014)
  • ‘Collaborative utterances in 1 Henry IV’, Geneva Doctoral Workshop in Medieval and Early Modern English Studies(Geneva, December 2011)






Littérature moderne (16e - 18e siècles)