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Dr Veronika Schandl

Contact
Pázmány Péter Catholic University
Piliscsaba, Hungary
schve@btk.ppke.hu

Position:

Lecturer in English, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Hungary

Education:

BA, MA – Pázmány Péter Catholic University, Piliscsaba, Hungary
PhD – Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary

Research and Teaching Interests:

Shakespeare and Early Modern Literature; Shakespeare in performance;  Shakespeare’s Contemporaries; Life in Elizabethan England; Performance Theory and Practice; Introduction to Literature; Hungarian Shakespeare Production after 1945; Visual Culture; Academic Writing; American Literature after 1945.

Professional Membership

  • The Renaissance Research Group of Pázmány Péter Catholic University
  • The Hungarian Society for the Study of English
  • The Hungarian Society for the Study of Drama in English
  • The European Society for the Study of English
  • Deutsche Shakespeare Gesellschaft
  • European Shakespeare Research Association

Selected Publications:

  • Shakespeare Behind the Iron Curtain – Shakespeare’s Plays on the Stages of Kádár Regime Hungary, Edwin Mellen Press, 2009.
  • “Measuring the “Most Cheerful Barrack”: Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure in Hungary under the Kádár-regime (1964-1985)”. Shakespeare and European Politics, eds: Dirk Delabastita, Josef deVos, Paul Franssen. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2008, 158-169.
  • “Two Productions of Measure for Measure in Late Socialist Hungary - Silence, ‘Doublespeak’ and ‘Reading Between the Lines’”, Shakespeare Jahrbuch 144 (2008), 102-115.
  • “History – Performance – Memory: Richard III and the Subversion of Theatre in Hungary, 1955.” Multicultural Shakespeare: Translation, Appropriation and Performance, eds: Krystyna Kujawinska Courtney and Lawrence Guntner,  Lodz: Lodz University Press, 2007, 51-59.
  • “Sasok, héják és kányák - A III. Richárd és a színházi szubverzió 1955-ben, Budapesten.” "Látszanak, mert játszhatók" - Shakespeare a színpad tükrében, ed: Géher István, Budapest: ELTE, 2007, 203-219.
  • “Use Can Almost Change the Stamp of Nature – Hamlet in Various Attires on Eastern-European Stages.” Now you see it, now you don’t” – Hiding and Revealing in Text and Performance,  ed. Kathleen E. Dubs, Piliscsaba, 2006, 179-186. 
  • “What must I set right?” – Géza Bereményi’s Halmi or the Prodigal Son.” Folio, Journal of the Shakespeare Society of the Low Countries – 12.2 (2005), 25-38. “Shakespeare and the Pendulum” – A few Thoughts about Lukas Erne’s Shakespeare as Literary Dramatist. E-Colloquia, 2.1 (2004)
  • “A “bécsi bácsi” a legvidámabb barakkban, A Szeget szeggel Magyarországon 1964-1985”. in: Az értelmezés rejtett terei – Shakespeare tanulmányok, Budapest: Kijárat Kiadó 2003, 43-55.
  • “Bear Us Like the Time” - Time and Genre in  Shakespeare-Fletcher: The Two Noble Kinsmen.” “What, Then is Time?”- Responses in English and American Literature, Piliscsaba, Pázmány Péter Catholic University, 2001, 125–131.
  • “Székely álmok-csángó életballadák.” Magyar Napló, 6/1999, 24
  • ‘“Finis et principium”- Hász Róbert: Diogenész kertje címü regénye.’ Magyar Napló, 3/1999, 17.