Dr. Johnathan Pope, B.A. (Grenfell), M.A. (UNB), M.A., Ph.D. (McMaster)
Associate professor - English
Phone: (709) 639-5027
Shakespeare; fan studies; adaptation and film; body and soul in Renaissance literature.
Shakespeare; drama; film.
Shakespeare’s Fans: Adapting the Bard in the Age of Media Fandom. Palgrave Macmillan. January 2020.
- Editor, “Introduction,” and critical apparatus.
Phineas Fletcher The Purple Island or, The Isle of Man. The Renaissance Society of America Texts and Studies Series, vol. 8. Leiden; Boston: Brill, May 2017.
Peer Reviewed Articles
- “An Collins and the Seventeenth-Century Mortalism Controversy.”
Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900 56.1 (Winter 2016): 135-52.
- “Pleasing the Million: Authenticity, Authority, and Contamination in
Strange Brew.” Literature/Film Quarterly. 42.2 (April 2014): 461-74.
Peer Reviewed Co-authored Articles
- Co-authored with Bonnie J. White. “Spinsters, War Widows, and Wounded Soldiers: The Great War Novels of Berta Ruck.”
Women’s History Review 27.7 (2018): 1085-1102.
Peer Reviewed Book Chapters
- "'Let’s kill Claudius in the church!’: Fan Fiction and Wish Fulfillment in Ryan North’s
To Be or Not to Be and Romeo and/or Juliet” in Peter Holland and Andrew Hartley, eds.
Shakespeare and Geek Culture. Arden. October 2020.
Current research projects and grants (within past 5 years)
I am currently working on a project on Shakespeare and anti-fandom that engages with resistance/opposition to Shakespeare.
Awards and recognitions
Recipient of the GCSU Teaching and Learning Award.