Dermot Cavanagh

Senior Lecturer


Dermot Cavanagh joined the department in 2003 having taught previously at the universities of Northumbria and Exeter. He has written widely on early modern literature, especially on Shakespeare and Renaissance theatre.

Research summary

Dermot Cavanagh’s principal research interest lies in early modern political drama. He is currently working on a critical study of Shakespeare and the commonwealth. He welcomes research proposals in any area of early modern literature and theatre, but especially from those with interests in the following: Shakespeare, Marlowe, Spenser, Reformation and sixteenth-century writing, historical and tragic theatre, political ideas and critical theory.

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