Staff Profiles

Mr Daniel Koketso

Mr Daniel Koketso     Senior Lecturer English Literature

Faculty of Humanities


Senior Lecturer

Location: 202/006
Phone: +267 35552097
Email Mr Daniel Koketso


  • Master of Arts (English Literature), University of Botswana, Botswana, 2010.

Thesis title: Narcissism and Sexual Aggression in Shakespeare’s The Rape of Lucrece.

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Education, University of Botswana, 2006


  • Bachelor of Arts(English), University of Bots

Mr Daniel Koketso is an English Literature lecturer in the Department of English, with years of experience in literary work – research, teaching, and creative writing. He has published journal articles on various issues with special bias to Shakespeare and Milton and The Metaphysical poets .  He holds an MA in English, BA (English) and PGDE from the University of Botswana. He sits on the Editorial Board and is the Assistant Editor of Petlwana: Journal of Creative Writing from Botswana.

.  Shakespeare

. Milton and The Metaphysical Poets

.African Literature

  • Shakespeare and the contemporary world
  • Ecocriticism
  • Milton
  • Literature, politics and pedagogy in Botswana 

Shakespeare and the contemporary world with special bias to Shakespeare and ecology and psychoanalytical reading of Shakespearean drama. 

  • Koketso, D. 2019. Uncanny mimesis: Shakespeare and Botswana politics in 2014. Marang: journal of Language and Literature, 31, 59-74.
  • Koketso, D. 2019. Ecocritical connections between literature and environmental education in Botswana. Mosenodi: International Journal of the Educational Studies. Vol22, No.2, 64-71
  • Koketso, D. (Lead author) & Kgafela-Mokoka N. 2017. “Books are not absolutely dead things”: Milton speaks to freedom of information in Botswana from the grave through Areopagitica. Scrutiny 2: Issues in English Studies in Southern Africa. Published online in April 2018
  • Koketso, D. 2017. Of intertextuality: A comparative study of Doctor Faustus and The Rape of Lucrece. Journal of Comparative Literature and Aesthetics, 40.1, 23-30.
  • Koketso, D. 2016. “Lucrece this night I must enjoy thee”: A narcissistic reading of The Rape of Lucrece. Shakespeare in Southern Africa, 28, 73-79
  • Koketso, D. 2015. Battering ram, Ivory Wall - Phallic Symbols and Aggression in Shakespea

In pursuit of academic excellence