Darlene Farabee

Darlene Farabee

Chair, English / Associate Professor

ENGLISH

Dakota Hall 211

Phone: (605) 677-5229

Email: Darlene.Farabee@usd.edu

Bio:

Darlene Farabee is the author of _Shakespeare's Staged Spaces and Playgoers' Perceptions_ (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014) and co-editor of and contributor to _Early Modern Drama in Performance_ (U of Delaware P, 2015). Farabee has a chapter in a recent Arden Shakespeare collection, _Macbeth: The State of Play_, edited by Ann Thompson (2014), and has published several pieces in _Shakespeare Bulletin_, in addition to publishing on Milton's _Paradise Lost_. Farabee's current book project explores the language of travel, navigation, and proprioception in early modern drama.


Teaching Interests:

Early modern British literature; Shakespeare; drama;


Research Interests:

Early modern drama; early modern narratives of travel; theories of movement and perception; metaphor; non-dramatic narrative verse including Spenser and Milton.


Education:

  • Ph D, English Literature, University of Delaware, 2008
  • MA, English Literature, University of Delaware, 2003
  • BA, English, Temple University, 2000

Grants:

  • Teaching Shakespeare to Undergraduate Students, Folger Shakespeare Library; NEH Supported. (2016 - 2017)

Publications:

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  • Farabee, Darlene. "The Critical Backstory: Edward II's Critics in History to 1990". In Edward II: A Critical Reader, edited by Kirk Melnikoff, 21-42. London: Bloomsbury Arden, 2017.
  • Farabee, Darlene. "Review of Shakespeare's Storms by Gwilym Jones". Vol. 69, Iss. 3. Renaissance Quarterly , 2016.
  • Farabee, Darlene. Early Modern Drama in Performance. Edited by Darlene Farabee, Mark Netzloff, Bradley Ryner. Newark DE: U of Delaware P, 2015.
  • Farabee, Darlene. Shakespeare's Staged Spaces and Playgoer's Perceptions. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
  • Farabee, Darlene. "A walking shadow": place, perception, and disorientation in Macbeth". In Macbeth: The State of Play, edited by Ann Thompson. London: Arden/ Bloomsbury, 2014.
  • Farabee, Darlene. "Review of How to Read a Shakespearean Play Text by Eugene Giddens". This Rough Magic, 2012.
  • Farabee, Darlene. "Review of Teaching the Early Modern Period edited by Derval Conroy and Danielle Clark". This Rough Magic, 2012.
  • Farabee, Darlene. "A Midsummer Night's Dream and Othello". Vol. 30, Iss. 2. Shakespeare Bulletin, 2012.
  • Farabee, Darlene. "Two productions of Henry V", 618-25. Vol. 30, Iss. 4. Shakespeare Bulletin, 2012.
  • Farabee, Darlene. "Romeo and Juliet and Antony and Cleopatra.". Vol. 29, Iss. 2. Shakespeare Bulletin, 2011.
  • Farabee, Darlene. "The Case for the Duchess: Teaching Webster's Duchess of Malfi in the Undergraduate English Classrooms.". Vol. Winter 2011. This Rough Magic, 2011.
  • Farabee, Darlene. "Review of A Brave Vessel.", 76-78. Vol. 1, Iss. 1. The Nautilus, 2010.
  • Farabee, Darlene. "The Taming of the Shrew and The Tamer Tamed.", 496-502. Vol. 28, Iss. 4. Shakespeare Bulletin, 2010.
  • Farabee, Darlene. "Othello and Macbeth.", 637-644. Vol. 27, Iss. 4. Shakespeare Bulletin, 2009.
  • Farabee, Darlene. "'Knowledge is as food': food, digestion, and illness in Milton's Paradise Lost". In You are What You Eat: Literary Probes into the Palate, edited by Annette Magid, 154-67. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars P, 2008.

Awards and Honors:

  • Richard and Sharon Cutler Teaching Award in the Humanities, College of Arts and Science, USD, 2015
  • Project Director for the 2016 Shakespeare Folio Exhibition, USD and the National Music Museum; The Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington DC, 2015
  • Richard and Sharon Cutler Teaching Award in the Humanities, College of Arts and Science, USD, 2012
  • Nominated for the Belbas Larson Teaching Award, USD, 2012
  • Finalist for Wilbur Owen Sypherd Prize for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation in Humanities, University of Delaware, 2007

Presentations:

  • Farabee, Darlene. "The Winter's Tale and Production". Presented at the South Dakota Shakespeare Festival Roundtable. (June 11, 2016)
  • Farabee, Darlene. Seminar Leader: "Absence and Omission in Shakespeare". Presented at the Shakesepare Association of America, New Orleans. (March 25, 2016)
  • Farabee, Darlene. Organizer. Presented at the Shakespeare in South Dakota Symposium, Vermillion SD. (March 18, 2016)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "Shakespeare Illustrated". Presented at the Humanities Research Forum, Vermillion SD. (March 1, 2016)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "Drama, Spectatorship, and Everyday Life". Presented at the Colloquium Series on Literature. (September 28, 2015)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "Macbeth and Production". Presented at the South Dakota Shakespeare Festival Roundtable. (June 14, 2015)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "Tragicomedy in the Wake of Shakespeare". Presented at the Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting, Vancouver. (April 2, 2015)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "Staged Space and Perceived Deaths in Early Modern Drama". Presented at the Mary Baldwin College, Staunton VA. (March 27, 2015)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "John Milton and the Print Radicalism of the British Civil War". Presented at the Colloquium Series on Literature. (September 29, 2014)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "Work or Play? Shakespeare's Texts and What We Do With Them". Presented at the Colloquium Series on Literature. (September 22, 2014)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "Shrews and Shakespeare". Presented at the South Dakota Shakespeare Festival Roundtable. (June 14, 2014)
  • Farabee, Darlene. Drama and Performance Roundtable. Presented at the Colloquium Roundtable. (April 28, 2014)
  • Farabee, Darlene. Presented at the "Instruments of Song: Music from the Jane Austen Songbook", Vermillion SD. (February 28, 2014)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "Nineteenth-Century Shakespearean Actors in Thomas Sully's Paintings". Presented at the Humanities Research Forum, Vermillion SD. (December 3, 2013)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "Shakespeare's Portia and Sully's Imagery". Presented at the Collectors' Corner at the Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee WI. (November 8, 2013)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "Shakespeare's Characters and Thomas Sully's Representations". Presented at the American Arts Society of the Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI. (November 7, 2013)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "My Kingdom for a Boat". Presented at the Blackfriars Conference, Staunton VA. (October 25, 2013)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "Enlarging Tamberlaine's Stage". Presented at the 7th International Marlowe Conference, Staunton, VA. (June 24, 2013)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "Spatial Limititations in Richard II". Presented at the Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting, Toronto. (March 28, 2013)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "Early Modern Travel and The Sea Voyage". Presented at the Mary Baldwin College, Staunton VA. (November 2, 2012)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "As You Like Shakespeare". Presented at the South Dakota Shakespeare Festival, Vermillion SD. (June 9, 2012)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "The plot and mapping in Beaumont and Fletcher's A King and No King (1611)". Presented at the Northern Plains Conference on Early British Literature, Aberdeen, SD. (April 13, 2012)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "Perception and Possibility in A Midsummer Night's Dream.". Presented at the Shakespeare Association of America Annual Meeting, Boston, MA. (April 6, 2012)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "Traveling on Prospero's Island.". Presented at the Blackfriars Conference, Staunton, VA. (October 25, 2011)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "'A walking shadow': Place, Perception, and Disorientation in Macbeth.". Presented at the Shakespeare Association of America Annual Conference, Bellevue, WA. (April 9, 2011)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "A Midsummer Night's Dream and Styles of Production". Presented at the Lantern Theater Company Production of A Midsummer Night's Dream, Philadelphia, PA. (March 21, 2011)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "Shakespeare in Subsequent Eras". Presented at the Lantern Theater Company Production of 1 Henry 4, Rosenbach Library; Philadelphia, PA. (April 12, 2010)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "'As strange a maze as e'er men trod': Direction and place in The Tempest". Presented at the Shakespeare Association of America Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. (April 3, 2010)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "Experiencing Location in Macbeth.". Presented at the Blackfriars Conference, Staunton VA. (October 23, 2009)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "The place of the audience in Hamlet". Presented at the Shakespeare Association of America Annual Conference, Washington, DC. (April 9, 2009)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "The Narcissism of Empire: Othello's Venice, Elizabeth's England, Our America". Presented at the Lantern Theater Production of Othello, Philadelphia, PA. (April 14, 2008)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "Coexistent Values in a Production of The Merchant of Venice". Presented at the Temple University Panel in conjunction with production of The Merchant of Venice, Philadelphia, PA. (March 28, 2008)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "Staging the Experience of Space". Presented at the Shakespeare Association of America Annual Conference, Dallas, TX. (March 15, 2008)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "Staged Space in The Travels of the Three English Brothers". Presented at the Blackfriars Conference, Staunton, VA. (October 27, 2007)
  • Farabee, Darlene. Prophetic histories in Thomas Heywood's King Edward the Fourth and The Chronographical History of the Kings of England". Presented at the Shakespeare Association of America Annual Conference, San Diego, CA. (April 7, 2007)
  • Farabee, Darlene. " 'Within his bending sickle's compass': the Compass and Early Modern Travel". Presented at the Shakespeare Association of America Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA. (April 13, 2006)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "Invocations, Evocations, and Naming-as-Metaphor in Early Modern Drama". Presented at the New College Medieval Renaissance Conference , Sarasota, FL. (March 10, 2006)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "'To discourse/ What should have been in action': Travel in Thomas Heywood's The Fair Maid of the West". Presented at the Blackfriars Conference, Staunton, VA. (October 30, 2005)
  • Farabee, Darlene. "'How well these authors can travail': Early Modern Travel Manuals". Presented at the Rocky Mountain Medieval Renaissance Conference, Jackson Hole, WY. (June 3, 2005)