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last updated: 7/25/2012

Angela Courtney

  Associate Librarian and Head, Arts and Humanities

Librarian for English and American Literature, Theatre, Film Studies, Communication and Culture, Telecommunications, and Comparative Literature

(812) 855-1891

ancourtn@indiana.edu

 

Education

MLIS, University of Texas, Austin
MA in English Literature, University of Georgia                       
BA in English Literature (minor in Theatre), James Madison University   

 

Research interests

• Nineteenth-century drama

• Literature of Australia and New Zealand

• Textual editing in the digital age

 

Courses taught 

L623, Information in the Humanities

 

Selected publications and presentations

Books
Editor, The Dictionary of Literary Biography—Nineteenth Century British Dramatists. Detroit: The Gale Group, 2008.

 

American Nationalism and Romanticism. Literary Research Series. Scarecrow Press.  2007.


Articles / Chapters
“The Boy Genius and the Bard: Orson Welles, Childhood, and Everybody’s Shakespeare.”
Shakespeare 2.2.  December 2006, 194-207. 

 

Guide to Reference Sources, Literature Section. Chicago, American Library Association, 2008.

 

“Tom Robertson.”  Encyclopedia of Modern Drama.  Eds. Gabrielle Cody and Evert Sprinchorn.
New York: Columbia University Press, 2007.

 

Henry Arthur Jones.”  Encyclopedia of Modern Drama.  Eds. Gabrielle Cody and Evert
Sprinchorn. New York: Columbia University Press, 2007.

 

“Dion Boucicault.” The Dictionary of Literary Biography—Nineteenth Century British Dramatists.
The Gale Group, 2008.

 

 “George Catlin.” Early American Nature Writers: A Biographical Encyclopedia. Westport, CT:
Greenwood Press, 2007.


Papers / Presentations
“Since Poetry’s the Rage: or, Victorian Vernacular Poetry in Australian Newspapers of the
1840s.”  Victorian Beginnings at the University of Western Australia, Perth (7-11 January 2007).

 

 “Teaching Researchers to Teach: The Pedagogical Impact of EEBO and the Future of
Librarianship.”  (de)materializing the early modern text: Early English Books Online in
Teaching and Research at Bath Spa University, Bath, UK (8-9 September 2005).

 

"Rum, Phlebotomy, and the Lash: The Evolution of the Renaissance Anatomy Theatre as
Popular Entertainment." Theatres of Science: Crossovers and Confluences (An Interdisciplinary Conference) at the University of Glamorgan, Pontypridd, Wales, UK (8-11 September, 2004).

 

“The River She was a Man: Edna Ferber, Oscar Hammerstein, and the Adaptation of Show
Boat.” Southwest/Texas Popular Culture/American Culture Association Conference.  (April 7-10, 2004).

 

“Out of the Classroom, Onto the Stage: Orson Welles, Roger Hill, and the Genesis of
Everybody’s Shakespeare.”  Shakespeare's Children/Children's Shakespeare Conference—University of Surrey Roehampton Centre for Renaissance Studies, London, UK. (October 11-12, 2003).

 



last updated: 7/25/2012