Richard Burt

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Richard Burt Richard Burt received his BA and PhD from the University of California at Berkeley in 1977 and 1984, respectively. Burt is the co-author, with Julian Yates, of What’s the Worst Thing You Can Do to Shakespeare? (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013) and the author of Medieval and Early Modern Film and Media (Palgrave Macmillan, 2008; rev. paperback 2010); Unspeakable ShaXXXspeares: Queer Theory and American Kiddie Culture (St. Martin’s, 1998; rev. paperback, 1999); and Licensed by Authority: Ben Jonson and the Discourses of Censorship (Cornell UP 1993). He is also the editor of Shakespeares After Shakespeare: An Encyclopedia of the Bard in Mass Media and Popular Culture (Greenwood Press, 2006); Shakespeare After Mass Media (Palgrave Macmillan, 2002); and The Administration of Aesthetics: Censorship, Political Criticism, and the Public Sphere (UMinn, 1994). Burt is the co-editor of Enclosure Acts: Sexuality, Property, and Culture in Early Modern England (Cornell UP, 1994), Shakespeare the Movie: Popularizing the Plays on Film, TV, and Video (Routledge, 1997), and Shakespeare the Movie, II: Popularizing the Plays on Film, TV, Video, and DVD (Routledge, 2003). Burt has published more than forty articles and book chapters on topics including Shakespeare, Renaissance drama, literary theory, film adaptation, the Middle Ages in film and media, the erotics of pedagogy, stupidity, cinematic paratexts, biopolitics, posthumography, and censorship.

Burt held a Fulbright scholarship in Berlin, Germany from 1995–96, and taught there at the Free University and the Humboldt University. He is currently writing a book entitled Yours Posthumously, parts of which have been published in New Formations, Glossator, and rhizomes. For more information, please go to http://www.clas.ufl.edu/users/burt/publications.html

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