Brett Gamboa

Assistant Professor of English

214 Sanborn
HB 6032
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
A.B. University of California, Berkeley
M.A. Harvard University
Ph.D. Harvard University

Selected Publications

‘‘Dwelling in doubtful joy’: Macbeth and the Aesthetics of Disappointment," Macbeth: Arden Critical Currents , ed. Ann Thompson (London: Methuen), forthcoming 2014

"'Is't real that I see': Staged Realism and the Paradox of Shakespeare's Audience," Shakespeare Bulletin, 31.4, Winter 2013. 

“Mirrors and Monarchs: Suggestive Presences and Shakespeare’s Cast Size,” in Shakespeare Embodied: Page, Stage, and Classroom in Shakespeare and his Contemporaries, ed. Kathryn Moncrief, Kate McPherson and Sarah Enloe (New Jersey: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press), 2013.

“Letting Unpleasantness Lie: Counter-intuition and Character in The Merchant of Venice ,” in Shakespeare’s Sense of Character – On the Page and From the Stage , ed. Yu Jin Ko and Michael Shurgot, (Aldershot: Ashgate), 2012.

“Having it Both Ways in Juliet’s ‘Gallop apace’ Speech” in Shakespeare Up Close, ed. Russ McDonald, Nicholas Nace and Travis Williams, (London: Methuen), 2012.

Works in Progress

Shakespeare in 3D: The Depth, Dimensionality and Doubling of Shakespeares Actors