Department of English


English Language and Literature

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Photo: Brent Bellamy


Andrew Bretz

Assistant Adjunct Professor

PhD Guelph, CV/Bio (PDF KB 404)

613-533-6000, ext. 74414

Office: Watson Hall, Room 527
Office Hours: Mon. 11:30 am-12:30 pm, Tue. 2:30-3:30 pm, Wed. 1-2 pm
Not accepting graduate supervisions


2018-19 Courses


  • Central Student Association Teaching Excellence Award at the University of Guelph (2014)

Research Interests

  • Shakespeare and Early Modern Drama
  • Adaptation of Early Modern Drama
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Textual Criticism and Bibliography
  • Canadian Performance and Adaptation of Shakespeare
  • Cultural Inheritance of Shakespeare and Early Modern Drama

Recent Publications

2017. "An Effigy of Empire: A Midsummer Night's Dream and Canadian Imperial Nationalism During the Second Boer War." TRiC: Theatre Research in Canada 38 No.1 (Spring 2017): 31-51.
2016. “Sung Silence: Complicity, Dramaturgy and Song in Heywood’s Rape of Lucrece.” Early Theatre. 19.2 (December 2016).
2016. “Prisons Within/Prisons Without: Rehabilitation and Abjection Narratives in Mickey BShakespeare Bulletin. 34.4 (Winter 2016.) 557-600.