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Vernon Guy Dickson

Associate Professor

English


Office: AC1 343

Phone: 305-919-5852

Email: vdickson@fiu.edu

Specialty: Shakespeare, Renaissance Literature, Rhetoric, Writing

Dr. Dickson earned his PhD from Arizona State University and specializes in Early Modern Literature and Rhetoric. He regularly teaches Writing and Rhetoric I, Rhetorical Theory and Practice, British Literature to 1660, Renaissance Drama, Shakespeare (Comedies), Shakespeare (Tragedies), Global Shakespeares, Shakespeare: Text and Film, and Analytical Writing and Presentation Skills.

Research Areas

Dr. Dickson earned his PhD. from Arizona State University and specializes in early modern literature and rhetoric. His monograph, Emulation on the Shakespearean Stage, explores theories and practices of imitation and emulation, primarily through their enactment on the English Renaissance stage. Dr. Dickson has published articles related to Shakespeare, drama, rhetorical theory, exemplarity, and emulation in Renaissance Quarterly, Studies in English Literature, and The Papers of the Bibliographical Society of America. His current teaching and research examines adaptations of Shakespeare, particularly in popular and global cultures, and his recent articles study manifestations of agency within analog gaming and their link to Shakespearean representations.

He regularly teaches Rhetorical Theory and Practice, British Literature to 1660, Renaissance Drama, Shakespeare (Comedies), Shakespeare (Tragedies), Global Shakespeares, Shakespeare: Text and Film, and Analytical Writing and Presentation Skills.