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Professor of English and Theatre Studies, Oxford University
St Catherine's College
theatre and science, Ibsen, modernist theatre
Kirsten's main interests interests are in modernism and theatre, in the works of Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen, and in the relationship between theatre and science. She has published several books on these subjects including Theatre and Evolution from Ibsen to Beckett, Science on Stage, Henrik Ibsen: A Very Short Introduction, and guides to A Doll’s House by Ibsen and A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams. She is also the Founder of LitHits
The Cambridge Companion to Theatre and Science (2020)
'Plaige, Inc: Theatre's Engagement with Mechanisms of Contagion and Containment' in 'Theatres of Contagion: Transmitting Early Modern to Contemporary Performance' (2019)
|1||Late Victorian into Modern||
In this TORCH Book at Lunchtime event, co-editors Laura Marcus (Oxford) and Kirsten Shepherd-...
|Kirsten Shepherd-Barr, Laura Marcus|
|2||Character in Modern Drama||
In this Open Day taster lecture, Kirsten Shepherd-Barr investigates how the notion of ‘character...