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School of English and Media Studies

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Dr Hannah August


School of English and Media Studies

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 0

Research Outputs


August, HMR. (2014). Book review: Two lamentable tragedies by Robert Yarington, ed. by Chiaki Hanabusa. TLS - The Times Literary Supplement. , 14-14
[Book Review]Authored by: August, H.
August, HMR. (2012). Book review; The framing text in early modern drama: ‘whining’ prologues and ‘armed’ epilogues, by Brian Schneider. TLS - The Times Literary Supplement.
[Book Review]Authored by: August, H.


August, HMR.(2015). No country for old maids? Talking about the ‘man drought’. Wellington: Bridget Williams Books
[Authored Book]Authored by: August, H.
August, HMR. (2015). Tickling the senses with sinful delight: The pleasure of reading comedies in early modern England. In S. Smith, J. Watson, & A. Kenny (Eds.) The Senses in Early Modern England, 1485-1660. (pp. 201 - 216). Manchester, United Kingdom: Manchester University Press
[Chapter]Authored by: August, H.


August, HMR. (2013). Early modern readers of small format English commercial drama, 1584-1660: Identities, expectations, and responses. (Doctoral Thesis)
[Doctoral Thesis]Authored by: August, H.


August, HMR."Self-justifying genre theory in playbook paratexts". . Melbourne
[Conference Paper]Authored by: August, H.
August, HMR.Courteous Reader, (of what sexe soeuer): Thomas Heywood and female playreaders. . Boston, Massachusetts
[Conference Paper]Authored by: August, H.
August, HMR.Write your name faire I pray: Early modern readers’ manuscript responses to print in English play quartos. . Manchester, United Kingdom
[Conference Paper]Authored by: August, H.


August, HMR. (2017, November). Mining the margins: Reading readers' marks in non-Shakespearean playbooks. Presented at Centre for Reformation and Early Modern Studies, University of Birmingham, UK.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: August, H.
August, HMR. (2016, November). "The Value of the Humanities in a Neoliberal Environment".
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: August, H.

Supervision and Teaching

Courses Coordinated

  • 139.239 Literary Landmarks: Words that Changed the World
  • 139.361 The Literature of Women

Head of School

Associate Professor Jenny Lawn

Email: J.M.Lawn@massey.ac.nz
Tel: 09 213 6337

Administration staff

Denise Bourne
Administrator - Manawatu
Email: D.Bourne@massey.ac.nz
Tel:  06 951 6112

Joanne Ervine
Senior Administrator - Auckland
Email: J.Ervine@massey.ac.nz
Tel: 09 213 6909

Janet Lowe
Business Services Manager - Manawatu
Email: J.M.Lowe@massey.ac.nz
Tel: 06 951 7752

Julie McKenzie
Academic Programme Administrator
Email: J.A.McKenzie@massey.ac.nz
Tel: 06 951 7421

Anne Meredith
Academic Programme Administrator - "Writing Papers"
Email: A.M.Meredith@massey.ac.nz
Tel: 06 951 7548

Kaitautoko Māori

Dr Tina Makereti
Email: T.R.Makereti@massey.ac.nz
Tel: 06 951 7494

Honorary research fellows

These academics are honorary research fellows of our school:

Dr Doreen D'Cruz
Associate Professor Joe Grixti
Dr Judith Dell Panny
Professor Russell Poole
Dr John Ross

College of Humanities and Social Sciences support staff

Claire Grant
Shared Campus Secretary - Wellington
Email: C.Grant@massey.ac.nz
Tel: 04 979 3597

Claire Jowsey
Shared Campus Secretary - Auckland
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Tel: 09 212 7057

Marissa Penfold
Shared Campus Secretary - Auckland
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