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Shonni Enelow

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Associate Professor

BFA, Theater with honors, New York University, Tisch School of the Arts;
PhD, Comparative Literature and Literary Theory, University of Pennsylvania

Research and Teaching Interests: Modern and contemporary drama; theater and performance studies; comparative literature; global avant-gardes; literary and cultural theory; film and media studies.


About Shonni Enelow

Shonni Enelow writes about twentieth-century and contemporary performance across media. She is the author of Method Acting and Its Discontents: On American Psycho-drama (Northwestern University Press, 2015), which won the George Jean Nathan Award for Dramatic Criticism. Her recent article “Sweating Tennessee Williams” won the 2019 Modern Drama Prize. In addition to Modern Drama, her scholarship has appeared in Theater, Theatre Survey, and Theatre Topics, and her film writing in Film Comment, Criterion, Reverse Shot. With Una Chaudhuri, she is the co-author of Research Theatre, Climate Change, and the Ecocide Project (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014). Her artist’s book with David Levine, Discourse on Method, is forthcoming from 53rd State Press.