Dr. Marlena Tronicke
Dr. Marlena Tronicke

Professorship for British Studies: Early Modern and Modern Texts (Prof. Stierstorfer)

Johannisstraße 12-20, Room 304
48143 Münster


Phone: +49 251 83-24651

marlena.tronicke@wwu.de

Consultation hours: Thu, 16.30-17.30. Please register via the list on my office door.
  • Research Areas

    • Shakespeare and early modern drama
    • Victorian and neo-Victorian studies
    • Contemporary British theatre
    • Adaptation
    • Gender and queer studies
    • Spatial literary studies
  • CV

    Education

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    PhD in English Literary and Cultural Studies
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    MA British, American and Postcolonial Studies at WWU Münster/University of Northampton, UK.
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    BA English/American Studies and German Studies at WWU Münster

    Positions

    since
    Assistant Professor, English Department, Chair of British Studies
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    Research Assistant, English Department, Chair of British Studies

    External functions

    since
    Deutsche Gesellschaft für das Studium britischer Kulturen (BritCult)
    since
    Gesellschaft für Anglophone Postkoloniale Studien (GAPS)
    since
    Deutscher Anglistenverband
    since
    European Shakespeare Research Association
    since
    The German Society for Contemporary Theatre and Drama in English (CDE)
    since
    Faculty Council, Department of Philology, WWU
    since
    German Shakespeare Society
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    Study Avisory Council, Department of Philology, WWU
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    Research and Young Scholars Committee, Department of Philology, WWU
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    Committee for Teaching and Student Affairs, Department of Philology, WWU
  • Teaching

     

  • Projects

    • Configurations of Empire in Neo-Victorian Fictions (since )
      Own funding
    • Shakespeare's Suicides: Dead Bodies That Matter ( - )
      Own funding
    • COHAB - Diasporic Constructions of Home and Belonging ( - )
      Third-party funding : EC FP 7 - Marie Curie Actions - Initial Training Networks | Project Number: 289672
  • Publications

    Books

    Books (Monographs)
    • Tronicke, Marlena. . Shakespeare's Suicides: Dead Bodies That Matter. New York: Routledge.
    Edited Books
    • Koegler Caroline, Malreddy Pavan, Tronicke Marlena (Eds.): . Writing Brexit: Colonial Remains. Special Issue of Journal of Postcolonial Writing 56.5. [Accepted]
    • Gocke Rainer, Tronicke Marlena (Eds.): . Shakespeare on Stage and Screen: *Romeo and Juliet* in Excerpts. Teachers' Book. Paderborn: Schöningh-Schulbuch.
    • Gocke Rainer, Tronicke Marlena (Eds.): . Shakespeare on Stage and Screen: *Romeo and Juliet* in Excerpts. Paderborn: Schöningh-Schulbuch.
    • Gocke Rainer, Tronicke Marlena (Eds.): . Shakespeare on Stage and Screen: *Othello* in Excerpts. Teachers' Book. Paderborn: Schöningh-Schulbuch.
    • Gocke Rainer, Tronicke Marlena (Eds.): . Shakespeare on Stage and Screen: *Othello* in Excerpts. Paderborn: Schöningh-Schulbuch.

    Articles

    Articles in Journals
    • Tronicke, Marlena. . ‘"What are you doing?" Re-Claiming Juliet's Agency in the YouTube Series *Sassy Gay Friend*.’ Shakespeare en Devenir 15. [In Press]
    • Tronicke, Marlena. . ‘Terror by Candlelight: The Affective Politics of Fear in Tanika Gupta's *Lions and Tigers*.’ Journal of Contemporary Drama in English 7, No. 1: 58-71.
    • Tronicke, Marlena. . ‘What Condition of England? Re-Imagining the ‘Two Nations’ in David Lodge’s *Nice Work*.’ Neo-Victorian Studies 10:1: 110-132.
    • Tronicke, Marlena. . ‘The Pain of Others: Silencing Lavinia in *Titus Andronicus*.’ Shakespeare Seminar Online 13: 39-49.
    Articles in Edited Books
    • Tronicke, Marlena. . ‘‘A Bootless Inquisition?’ Searching for Imaginary Homelands in *The Tempest*.’ In Symbols of Diaspora, edited by Florian Kläger, 184-197. Berlin, Boston: de Gruyter.
    Articles in Encyclopedia
    • Tronicke, Marlena. . ‘England.’ In Metzler Lexikon Literarische Symbole, edited by Günther Butzer, Joachim Jacob, ##-##. 3rd Ed. Stuttgart/Weimar: Metzler. [Accepted]
    • Tronicke, Marlena. . ‘London.’ In Metzler Lexikon Literarische Symbole, edited by Günther Butzer, Joachim Jacob, ##-##. 3rd Ed. Stuttgart/Weimar: Metzler. [Accepted]

    Reviews

    • Tronicke, Marlena. . ‘Review of Othello (dir. Michael Thalheimer), Berliner Ensemble, 2019.’ Shakespeare Bulletin . [Accepted]
    • Tronicke, Marlena. . ‘Review of Neo-Victorianism on Screen: Postfeminism and Contemporary Adaptations of Victorian Women, by Antonija Primorac.’ Symbolism 18: 213-217.
    • Tronicke, Marlena. . ‘Review of Die Fremden/Der Kaufmann von Venedig (dir. Stefan Otteni), Theater Muenster, 2018.’ Shakespeare Bulletin , No. 36.2: 345-349.
  • Talks

    • Tronicke, Marlena (): ‘Neo-Victorianism and the Troubled Memory of Empire: *Taboo’s* Imperial Surfaces’. Guest lecture, University of Augsburg, .
    • Tronicke, Marlena (): ‘“Keep the secrets of the past buried”: Salt Water Hauntings in the BBC’s *Taboo*’. Postcolonial Oceans: Contradictions and Heterogeneities in the Epistemes of Salt Water, Universität Bremen, .
    • Tronicke, Marlena (): ‘Terror by Candlelight: Tanika Gupta's *Lions and Tigers* at the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse’. CDE Conference 2018: Fear and Anxiety in Contemporary Drama and Performance, Universität Hildesheim, .
    • Tronicke, Marlena (): ‘'Is This Well Done?' - Gendering Shakespeare's Suicides’. Cultures of Mortality: Death on the Shakespearean Stage, Shakespeare's Globe, London, .
    • Tronicke, Marlena (): ‘Digitalizing Agency: Shakespeare on YouTube’. Lecture series "Hotspots in Literary/Cultural Studies and Linguistics", WWU Münster, .
    • Tronicke, Marlena (): ‘Screaming Silence: Lavinia in *Titus Andronicus*’. Shakespeare Tage: Shakespeare’s Unsung Heroes and Heroines, Berlin, .
    • Tronicke, Marlena (): ‘Re-Imagining Holmes in the 21st Century: BBC’s *Sherlock*’. Lecture series "Hotspots in Literary/Cultural Studies and Linguistics", WWU Münster, .
    • Tronicke, Marlena (): ‘Shakespeare’s Comic Suicides’. Lecture series "Hotspots in Literary/Cultural Studies and Linguistics", WWU Münster, .
    • Tronicke, Marlena (): ‘Female Comic Side-Kicks in Shakespeare’. Guest Lecture, University of Mumbai, .