Medieval & Renaissance Drama in England

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Articles from Vol. 21, 2008

Anthony Munday and the Catholics, 1560-1633
Anthony Munday and the Catholics, 1560-1633, by Donna B. Hamilton. Aldershot: Ashgate, 2005. Pp. xxxvi + 268. Cloth $94.95.Reviewer: JOHN D. COXIn a work of careful historical reconstruction, Donna Hamilton has written what will surely be the definitive...
Female Mourning and Tragedy in Medieval and Renaissance Drama: From the Raising of Lazarus to King Lear
Female Mourning and Tragedy in Medieval and Renaissance Drama: From the Raising of Lazarus to King Lear, by Katharine Goodland. Aldershot and Burlington: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2005. Pp. 254. Cloth $94.95.Reviewer: Katie NormingtonKatharine Goodland'...
Global Economics: A History of the Theater Business, the Chamberlain's/King's Men, and Their Plays, 1599-1642
Global Economics: A History of the Theater Business, the Chamberlain's/King's Men, and Their Plays, 1599-1642, by Melissa D. Aaron. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2005. Pp. 250. Cloth $47.50.Every scholar who wishes to read early modern plays...
Horrid Spectacle: Violation in the Theater of Early Modern England
Horrid Spectacle: Violation in the Theater of Early Modern England, by Deborah G. Burks. Pittsburgh, PA: Duquesne University Press, 2004. Pp. viii + 456. Hardcover $60.00.Reviewer: EMILY DETMER-GOEBELViolation is a concept that has recently appeared...
Magic on the Early English Stage
Magic on the Early English Stage, by Philip Butterworth. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2005. Pp. ix + 295. Hardcover $85.00.Reviewer: Marina FavilaMagic is a marvelous subject, literally. It's not surprising that the wonder of it, magic's promise and allure,...
Marvelous Protestantism: Monstrous Births in Post-Reformation England
Marvelous Protestantism: Monstrous Births in Post-Reformation England, by Julie Crawford. Baltimore and London: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005. Pp. x + 270. Hardcover $50.00.Reviewer: GRACE TIFFANYIn newly Reformed England, through the sixteenth...
Memory and Forgetting in English Renaissance Drama
Memory and Forgetting in English Renaissance Drama, by Garrett A. Sullivan, Jr. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. vii + 184. Cloth $75.00Reviewer: ANTHONY B. DAWSONA contribution to the growing literature on memory in early modern studies,...
Performance Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare
Performance Approaches to Teaching Shakespeare, by Edward L. Rocklin. Urbana: NCTE, 2005. Pp. xxvii + 431. Softcover $39.95 ($29.95 NCTE member).Reviewer: SHARON A. BEEHLERIn the epilogue to his useful book, Understanding Shakespeare's Plays in Performance,...
Perspectives on Shakespeare and 1599
Perspectives on Shakespeare and 1599 A Year in the Life of William Shakespeare: 1599, James Shapiro, xxiv + 429. London and New York: HarperCollins, 2005. Pp. xxiv + 429. Cloth $27.95. Paperback: New York: Harper Perennial, 2006, $14.95.Reviewer: William...
Public Theatre in Golden Age Madrid and Tudor-Stuart London: Class, Gender, and Festive Community
Public Theatre in Golden Age Madrid and Tudor-Stuart London: Class, Gender, and Festive Community, by Ivan Cañadas. Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2005. Pp. xiii + 233. Cloth $94.95.Reviewer: OLGA VALBUENAHispanists and Anglicists working in both areas of...
Renaissance Drama and the Politics of Publication
Renaissance Drama and the Politics of Publication, by Zachary Lesser. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. xii + 244. Cloth $75.00.Reviewer: RICHARD PREISSAs the intellectual and professional demands of academics grow increasingly onerous,...
Representing the Professions: Administration, Law, and Theater in Early Modern England
Representing the Professions: Administration, Law, and Theater in Early Modern England, by Edward Gieskes. Newark: University of Delaware Press, 2006, Pp. 365, $60.00 (cloth).Reviewer: REBECCA LEMONIn Representing the Professions, Edward Gieskes uses...
Shakespeare and Republicanism
Shakespeare and Republicanism, by Andrew Hadfield. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. xiii + 363. Hardback $80.00Reviewer: Graham HammillIn Shakespeare and Republicanism Andrew Hadfield argues two main points. The first is...
Shakespeare, from Stage to Screen
Shakespeare, from Stage to Screen, by Sarah Hatchuel. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. 190. Cloth $75.00.Reviewer: Douglas M. LanierAn unfortunate by-product of current Shakespearean ideological criticism has been the tendency for critics...
Shakespeare, Memory and Performance
Shakespeare, Memory and Performance, Peter Holland, ed. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Pp. xx + 367. Cloth $90.00.Reviewer: R. A. FoakesOne of my earliest memories of a Shakespeare performance spotlights a stunning treatment...
Shakespeare's History Plays: Performance, Translation and Adaptation in Britain and Abroad
Shakespeare's History Plays: Performance, Translation and Adaptation in Britain and Abroad, edited by Ton Honselaars. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. xiv + 287. Cloth $80.00.Reviewer: BRIAN WALSHTon Honselaars brings together twelve...
Shakespeare's Marlowe: The Influence of Christopher Marlowe on Shakespeare's Artistry
Shakespeare's Marlowe: The Influence of Christopher Marlowe on Shakespeare's Artistry, by Robert A. Logan. Aldershot, Hampshire and Burlington, Vermont: Ashgate Publishing Ltd., 2007. Pp. 251. $89.95.Reviewer: CHARLES R. FORKERIn this outrageously overpriced...
Shakespeare's Tragedies: Violation and Identity
Shakespeare's Tragedies: Violation and Identity, by Alexander Leggatt. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005. Pp. ix + 228. Cloth $75.00; Paper $28.99.Reviewer: RAPHAEL FALCOIt has been a secret creed of my Shakespearean life to avoid Titus Andronicus....
Textual Performances: The Modern Reproduction of Shakespeare's Drama
Textual Performances: The Modern Reproduction of Shakespeare's Drama, Lukas Erne and Margaret Jane Kidnie, eds. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004. Pp. xv + 229. Cloth $70.00.Reviewer: Brian WalshThe history of the book has been a hot subject...
The English Renaissance Stage: Geometry, Poetics, and the Practical Spatial Arts, 1580-1630
The English Renaissance Stage: Geometry, Poetics, and the Practical Spatial Arts, 1580-1630, by Henry S. Turner. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press, 2006. $99.00 (cloth).Reviewer: David GLIMPThis past summer I had occasion to observe the construction...
The Presence of Africans in Elizabethan England and the Performance of Titus Andronicus at Burley-on-the-Hill, 1595/96
IN 1594 Shakespeare confronted the Elizabethans with the dramatic figure of Aaron, a literate African trained in the classics. Shakespeare's characterization of Aaron presented a striking departure from the established discourse of black inferiority....
Women Players in England, 1500-1660: Beyond the All-Male Stage
Women Players in England, 1500-1660: Beyond the All-Male Stage, Pamela Allen Brown and Peter Parolin, eds. Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama, edited by Helen Ostavich. Aldershot, Hampshire and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2005. Pp. xvii + 329....
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