Siler, Dennis James

Dennis James Siler holds a Ph.D. in English from the University of Arkansas. He is an assistant professor of English at the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith.

The Influence of the Roman Poet Ovid on Shakespeare’s a Midsummer Night’s Dream: Intertextual Parallels and Meta-Ovidian Tendencies
2010 0-7734-3610-3
This study explains that Shakespeare's use of Ovidian text as source material produces an intrinsic theme when viewed through the scope of a writer whose primary aim was to provide his audience with a "uniquely English" dramatic product.