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Fran Teague

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Emeritus Faculty
University Professor, Meigs Professor
Joint appointment with English

Fran Teague is a University Professor and a Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor. She teaches performance history and theory. Her special areas of interest are Renaissance drama, dramaturgy, and early women writers. She has written or edited nine books, including The Curious History of “Bartholomew Fair” (Bucknell, 1985), One Touch of Shakespeare(with John Velz, Folger, 1986), Shakespeare’s Speaking Properties (Bucknell, 1991), and Shakespeare and the American Popular Stage (Cambridge, 2006); her articles have appeared in many journals including Comparative DramaShakespeare QuarterlyShakespeare Studies, and Theatre Journal. Teague has a joint appointment with the Department of English and is an affiliate of the Women’s Studies Program. Her most recent book was written with Margaret Ezell, Educating English Daughters (University of Toronto, MRTS, 2017).


Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

Research Interests:

Shakespeare and Renaissance drama; Dramaturgy; Women writers before 1700

Courses Regularly Taught:

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PhD Performance Studies

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