Graham Holderness has taught at the universities of Oxford, Swansea, Roehampton and Hertfordshire.
Most of his 40 published books focus on Shakespeare, with particular interests in:
- Shakespeare’s history plays
- Shakespeare and the media
- Shakespeare editing
- Shakespeare and contemporary culture
- transnational Shakespeare
Recent publications include Shakespeare in Venice (2009) and the innovative new biography Nine Lives of William Shakespeare (Bloomsbury, 2011).
Graham is also a novelist, poet and dramatist. His novel The Prince of Denmark was published in 2001; his poetry collection Craeft received a Poetry Book Society award in 2002; and his play Wholly Writ was performed at Shakespeare's Globe and by Royal Shakespeare Company actors in Stratford-upon-Avon.
Other books by this author
D.H. Lawrence: History, Ideology and Fiction (1982)
The Shakespeare Myth (1988)
Shakespeare: The Histories (2000)
Cultural Shakespeare: Essays in the Shakespeare Myth (2001)
Visual Shakespeare: Essays in Film and Television (2002)
Textual Shakespeare: Writing and the Word (2003)