Dr Alice Leonard

 Research and Publications

  • Monograph: Error in Shakespeare: Shakespeare in Error, in preparation
  • Blog: Swisspeare - a blog about Swiss research and events on Shakespeare and early modern literature
  • Article: 'Metaphor as Error in Midsummer Night's Dream ' under review with Early Modern Literary Studies
  • Article: '"Enfranchised" Language in Henry V and The Dutch Courtesan', Cahiers Élisabéthains Vol 84, Autumn 2013, pp.1-11
  • Article: '"Enfranchised" Language in Mulcaster's Elementarie and Shakespeare's Henry V', Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses, Vol. 25, 2012, pp.127-35 (peer-reviewed)
  • Book Review: Katharine A. Craik and Tanya Pollard eds., Shakespearean Sensations: Experiencing Literature in Early Modern England, Review of English Studies , first published online September 23, 2013
  • Permanent contributor to the Routledge Annotated Bibliography of English Studies (ABES) reviewer of books and articles on the Renaissance and early modern literature, 2010-2013. For example:

                Review: David Coleman, John Webster: Renaissance Dramatist (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2010)

                Review: Paul A. Kottman, Tragic Conditions in Shakespeare (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009)

Selected Conference Papers
  • Invited speaker: 'PhD Day: Conferences and Publications', doctoral training, University of Neuchâtel, March 2017

  • Paper: ‘Mists of Error: A Reformation Image’, at the Swiss Association of University Teachers of English (SAUTE) conference ‘What is an Image in Medieval and Early Modern England?’, Zurich, September 2016
  • Paper: ‘Metaphor: Failure or Poetry in Midsummer Night’s Dream?’, Renaissance Society of America conference, Boston (US), March 2016
  • Invited speaker: ‘Metaphor in Shakespeare’ at Herstmonceux Castle, UK, satellite campus of Queens University, Canada, December 2015
  • Paper: ‘Error in The Comedy of Errors’ in seminar ‘Error in Early Modern Studies’ at the Shakespeare Association of America Conference, Vancouver, Canada, April 2015
  • Panel Convener for SAUTE conference ‘Economies of English’, University of Geneva. Paper entitled ‘The Economy of Foreignness’. Panel included Professor Lukas Erne (Geneva) and Dr Derek Dunne (Fribourg). April 2015
  • Paper: ‘Metaphor: Error or Poetry?’ at one-day workshop on 'Early Modern Poetics', University of Neuchâtel, March 2015