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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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Prizes

AHRC Studentship

Arnott, Lillie (Recipient), 01 Oct 2017

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

Arts and Humanities Scholarship

Arnott, Lillie (Recipient), 01 Oct 2016

Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively

  • The Folger Institute Grant-in-Aid Award

    Arnott, Lillie (Recipient), 08 Apr 2019

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Activities

    • 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

    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

    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

    Deutsche Shakespeare-Gesellschaft (German Shakespeare Society) Annual Conference

    Lillie Arnott (Participant)

    21 Apr 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    British Shakespeare Association Conference

    Lillie Arnott (Participant)

    16 Jun 2018

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