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William W. Demastes

Alumni Professor

Address:
237-F Allen Hall

Email Address:
wdemast@lsu.edu

Office Phone:
(225) 578-3166

College:
Humanities & Social Sciences

Department:
English

 Areas of Interest

 Specialist in drama, concentrating on contemporary US and British theatre as well as Shakespeare studies.

 

 

Biography

Ph.D. from University of Wisconsin, Madison, in English; A.B. from University of California, Berkeley, in philosophy. Specialist in drama, concentrating on contemporary US and British theatre as well as Shakespeare studies.

 

Curriculum Vitae

Publications

UNDERSTANDING JOHN GUARE (U of South Carolina P, 2017).
THE CAMBRIDGE INTRODUCTION TO TOM STOPPARD (Cambridge UP, 2013).
SPALDING GRAY'S AMERICA (Limelight, 2008).
COMEDY MATTERS: FROM SHAKESPEARE TO STOPPARD (Palgrave, 2008).
STAGING CONCIOUSNESS: THEATRE AND THE MATERIALIZATION OF MIND (U of Michigan P, 2002).
THEATRE OF CHAOS: BEYOND ABSURDISM, INTO ORDERLY DISORDER (Cambridge UP, 1998).