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Research Interests

My research interests are in Renaissance drama, the effect of spectatorship upon identity, and the works of Shakespeare and his contemporaries. My PhD thesis considers the dialogue between self and self-conscious theatre, or metatheatre, on the Renaissance stage. It argues that self-conscious theatre functions to promote a dialogue between stage and spectator, self and onstage other, to convey ideas about identity. The thesis aims to bring metatheatre back into current critical debates about the form and function of theatre and intersubjective selfhood in the Renaissance. My interests cover a range of contemporary dialogues about relations between the self and other in terms of culture, class, morality, age, and gender.  

Other

I studied for an MA (Hons) degree in English at the University of St Andrews from 2012 to 2016, where my dissertation on metatheatre and the performance of emotion in the age of Shakespeare was supervised by Dr Abigail Shinn. I then attendend Durham University for an MA in Medieval and Renaissance Literary Studies from 2016 to 2017 with a dissertation on the influence of audiences in Renaissance theatre, supervised by Dr Patrick Gray. In 2017, I joined Queen's University for a PhD in English on the dialogue between the self and self-conscious theatre on the Renaissance stage, supervised by Dr Edel Lamb (QUB), Prof Richard Schoch (QUB), and Dr Patrick Gray (DU).

Particulars

Email: larnott01@qub.ac.uk
Twitter: @Lillie_Arnott

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Metatheater Arts & Humanities
Selfhood Arts & Humanities
Spectator Arts & Humanities
Drama Arts & Humanities
Intersubjective Arts & Humanities
Spectatorship Arts & Humanities
William Shakespeare Arts & Humanities

Prizes

AHRC Studentship

Lillie Arnott (Recipient), 01 Oct 2017

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

Arts and Humanities Scholarship

Lillie Arnott (Recipient), 01 Oct 2016

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

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The Folger Institute Grant-in-Aid Award

Lillie Arnott (Recipient), 08 Apr 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

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Activities 2018 2019

  • 4 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 2 Participation in conference

Shakespeare Association of America

Lillie Arnott (Participant)
18 Apr 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Common Ground 2019

Lillie Arnott (Member of the organising committee)
20 Jun 201921 Jun 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

A Folger Orientation to Research Methods and Agendas

Lillie Arnott (Participant)
15 Jul 201919 Jul 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

British Shakespeare Association Conference

Lillie Arnott (Participant)
16 Jun 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Deutsche Shakespeare-Gesellschaft (German Shakespeare Society) Annual Conference

Lillie Arnott (Participant)
21 Apr 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference