Marilyn Roberts


Marilyn Roberts is Professor Emeritus of English at Waynesburg University. During her doctoral studies at Columbia University, she specialized in the plays of Shakespeare and his contemporaries. Besides teaching Shakespeare many times at the college level, she has published articles about Shakespeare and other authors. A long-time summer resident of the Upper Valley, she has moved here permanently.

Course Title: Understanding Shakespeare's #MeToo Play, "Measure for Measure" (Fall Term 2018)

Participant Testimonials:

"Marilyn is extremely well prepared and has a depth of knowledge."

"Supplemental readings and brief lectures were helpful in understanding the play, and in seeing its relevance to today's issues. Thoughtful, intelligent study leader and fellow-class members."

Course Title: King Lear Then and Now (Spring Term 2018)

Participant Testimonials:

"Marilyn is the best-organized study group leader I've ever had! Her power point approach was excellent. Having to prepare writing assignments for each class helped focus and clarify my thoughts. She is a great discussion facilitator."

"I really enjoyed the structure of the class and the way Marilyn lead the class."

"A knowledgeable leader, and the topic was well presented and organized."

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