C. Bryan Love

C. Bryan Love, Ph.D.

Associate Professor – English

BryanLov@mailbox.sc.edu

Ph.D., University of Maryland
M.A., University of Alabama
B.A., University of South Carolina

Expertise/Interests

Dr. Love’s expertise is English Renaissance Drama / Theater History, with a focus on the roles of the children’s companies in the London theatrical marketplace during the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries. Other scholarly interests include Early English and Early American literatures; Early Modern print culture; the American Renaissance; and First-Year Composition.

Topics of less scholarly works include classic cars and motorcycles.

Accomplishments

Dissertation

“The Private Theaters in Crisis: Strategies at Blackfriars and Paul’s, 1606–07.” Dissertation. University of Maryland, 2006.

Select Publications

“Ending Well: Mixed Genres, River Metaphors, and Audience Response in Related Plays in the London Theatrical Marketplace, 1604–06.” Renaissance Papers 2011. Eds. Andrew Shifflett and Edward Gieskes. Rochester, New York: Camden House, 2012.  53–64.

“Private and Public Plays in the Private Theaters: Speculation on the Mercenary Methods of Second Paul’s and Second Blackfriars.” Renaissance Papers 2008.  Ed. Christopher Cobb.  Rochester, New York: Camden House, 2009. 89–112.

“The Long Winters’s ‘Ultimatum’: Language and the Death of Romance,” Faculty Forum (University of South Carolina Salkehatchie), Spring 2009.

“E.D.E.N. Southworth and Shakespeare.”  Journal of the Georgia Philological Association 3 (2008): 184–96.

“Separation Anxiety, and Other Worries,” The Vintage Triumph Oct. 2008: 10+.

Presentations

“Ending Well: Mixed Genres, River Metaphors, and Audience Response in Related Plays in the London Theatrical Marketplace, 1604–06.” Southeastern Renaissance Conference, Raleigh, North Carolina, October 2011.

“Private and Public Plays in the Private Theaters: Speculation on the Mercenary Methods of Second Paul’s and Second Blackfriars.” Southeastern Renaissance Conference, Staunton, Virginia, October 2008.

“E.D.E.N. Southworth and Shakespeare.” Georgia Philological Association Conference, Mount Vernon, Georgia, February–March 2008.

“Francis Beaumont and Audiences, circa 1606–07.” Southeastern Renaissance Conference, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, October 2006.

“Replacing Hamlet: Speculation about the Conception and Acquisition of The Revenger’s Tragedy, circa 1606.”  The Renaissance Society of America, New York, New York, April 2004.

Links

The American Shakespeare Center (Staunton, Virginia):

http://www.americanshakespearecenter.com/index.php

Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre (London):

http://www.shakespeares-globe.org/