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Marissa Greenberg

2005 Ph.D. Graduate
Dissertation Advisor(s): Margreta de Grazia
"Tortured Mimesis: Representing Punishment in Early Modern London"

Assistant Professor of English, University of New Mexico

Marissa Greenberg received her B.A. in English literature from Columbia University and an M.A. from the University of Pennsylvania

Her dissertation, "A Place on the Scaffold: Performing Punishment in Renaissance London," looks at dramatizations of punitive space and practice to explore what the stage offered Renaissance audiences that the scaffold did not.

Marissa's work on representations of punishment has led her to present papers on such topics as cartography, ritual, and law and gender.

She incorporates these topics, as well as her interests in performance and genre, into her courses on Medieval and Renaissance drama and literature.

Courses Taught

spring 2006

fall 2005

spring 2005

ENGL 020.002 Literature before 1660  

fall 2004

ENGL 026.001 Drama to 1660  

summer 2004

ENGL 101.920 Shakespeare