Spring 2012 - Recent Publications
Publications on Medieval and Renaissance Drama and Performance, excluding scholarship focused solely on Shakespeare.
Sharon Aronson-Lehavi. Street Scenes: Late Medieval Acting and Performance. New York, N.Y.: Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Marie Bouhaïk-Gironès, Denis Hüe and Jelle Koopmans, eds. Un ouvrage collectif sur le théâtre médiéval français, en l'honneur du grand spécialiste de la farce: Le Jeu et l’accessoire. Mélanges en l’honneur du professeur Michel Rousse. Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2011.
Lisa H. Cooper. Artisans and Narrative Craft in Late-Medieval England. Cambridge, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Clifford Davidson, ed., with commentary on the dialect by Paul A. Johnston, Jr. The York Corpus Christi Plays. TEAMS. Kalamazoo: Medieval Institute Publications, 2011.
---, ed. A Tretise of Miraclis Pleyinge, with commentary on the dialect by Paul A. Johnston. Revised ed. (paperback). Early Drama, Art, and Music Monograph Series Kalamazoo: Medieval Institute Publications, 2011. (Reprint of the 1993 edition, with updated bibliography and without the reduced facsimile of the manuscript.)
Catherine Emerson; Adrian Tudor; Mario Longtin. Performance, Drama and Spectacle in the Medieval City: Essays in Honour of Alan Hindley. Louvain: Peeters, 2010.
Jody Enders. "The Farce of the Fart" and Other Ribaldries: Twelve Medieval French Plays in Modern English. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011.
Joanne Findon. Lady, Hero, Saint: the Digby Play's Mary Magdalene. Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 2011.
Elina Gertsman. The Dance of Death in the Middle Ages: Image, Text, Performance. Turnhout: Brepols, 2010.
Elina Gertsman and Jill Stevenson, eds. Thresholds of Medieval Visual Culture. New York: Boydell and Brewer, 2012.
Suzanne Gossett. Thomas Middleton in Context. Cambridge, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Gary R Grund. Humanist Tragedies. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2011.
Ellen MacKay. Persecution, Plague, and Fire: Fugitive Histories of the Stage in Early Modern England. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2011.
Robert Mullally. The Carole: A Study of a Medieval Dance. Farnham, Surrey, England: Ashgate, 2011.
Ineke Murakami. Moral Play and Counterpublic Transformations in Moral Drama, 1465-1599. New York: Routledge, 2011.
Michael O'Connell. Three Florentine Sacre Rappresentazioni: Texts and Translations. Tempe, Ariz.: ACMRS Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2011.
Margaret Rogerson. The York Mystery Plays: Performance in the City. Woodbridge, Suffolk: York Medieval Press, 2011.
Ashgate's Studies in Performance and Early Modern Drama Series
Jessica Dell, David Klausner, and Helen Ostovich. The Chester Cycle in Context, 1555-1575: The Chester Cycle in Context. October 2012.
Kai Wiegandt. Crowd and Rumour in Shakespeare. August 2012.
Marianne Montgomery. Europe's Languages on England's Stages, 1590-1620. June 2012.
Kevin A. Quarmby. The Disguised Ruler in Shakespeare and his Contemporaries. April 2012.
Yael Manes. Motherhood and Patriarchal Masculinities in Sixteenth-Century Italian Comedy. December 2011.
Robert I. Lublin. Costuming the Shakespearean Stage. October 2011.
Tim Fitzpatrick. Playwright, Space and Place in Early Modern Performance. October 2011.
Kathryn M. Moncrief. Performing Pedagogy in Early Modern England. September 2011.
Brian W. Schneider. The Framing Text in Early Modern English Drama. July 2011.
Peter Hyland. Disguise on the Early Modern English Stage. June 2011.
Lisa Hopkins. Drama and the Succession to the Crown, 1561-1633. May 2011.
Jane Hwang Degenhardt. Religion and Drama in Early Modern England. May 2011.
Michelle M. Dowd. Working Subjects in Early Modern English Drama. February 2011.
Selected Articles and Chapters
Pascale Aebischer. "Early Modern Drama on Screen: A Jarman Anniversary Issue." Shakespeare Bulletin, Volume 29, Number 4, Winter 2011, pp. 495-503.
David K. Anderson. The Theater of the Damned: Religion and the Audience in the Tragedy of Christopher Marlowe. Texas Studies in Literature and Language, Volume 54, Number 1, Spring 2012, pp. 79-109
Frank R. Ardolino. Misperception and Protestant Reading in Gammer Gurton's Needle. SEL: Studies in English Literature, 1500-1900 50.1, Winter 2010, pp. 17-34, 259.
Robert W. Barrett. Leeks for Livery: Consuming Welsh Difference in the Chester Shepherds’ Play. In Mapping the Medieval City: Space, Place, and Identity in Chester, c. 1200-1600. Ed. Catherine A. M. Clarke. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2011.
Ariane M. Balizet. "Drowned in Blood": Honor, Bloodline, and Domestic Ideology in The Duchess of Malfi and El médico de su honra. Comparative Literature Studies, Volume 49, Number 1, 2012, pp. 23-49.
Sheila Christie. Bridging the Jurisdictional Divide: The Masons and the York Corpus Christi Play. In The York Mystery Plays: Performance in the City. Ed. Margaret Rogerson. New York: Boydell & Brewer, 2011.
---. When in Rome: Shifting Conceptions of the Chester Cycle's Roman References in Pre- and Post-Reformation England. In Drama and Religion 1555-1575: The Chester Cycle in Context. Ed. Helen Ostovich, David Klausner, and Jessica Dell. Surrey: Ashgate Press, 2012.
Gabriel Egan. Precision, Consistency and Completeness in Early-Modern Playbook Manuscripts: The Evidence from Thomas of Woodstock and John a Kent and John a Cumber." The Library: The Transactions of the Bibliographical Society, Volume 12, Number 4, December 2011, pp. 376-391.
Blaine Greteman. Coming of Age on Stage: Jonson’s Epicoene and the Politics of Childhood in Early Stuart England." ELH 2012.1, pp. 135-160.
Jane Grogan. "A warre . . . commodious": Dramatizing Islamic Schism in and after Tamburlaine. Texas Studies in Literature and Language, Volume 54, Number 1, Spring 2012, pp. 45-78.
Richard F. Hardin. England's Amphitruo before Dryden: The Varied Pleasures of Plautus. Studies in Philology. 109.1, 2012, pp. 45-62.
---. Middleton, Plautus, and the Ethics of Comedy. In The Oxford Handbook of Thomas Middleton. Eds. Gary Taylor and Trish Thomas Henley. Oxford: Oxford Univ. Press, 2012.
James Hirsh. The "To be, or not to be" Speech: Evidence, Conventional Wisdom, and the Editing of Hamlet. Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England 23, 2010, pp. 34-62.
Maurice Hunt. Purging the Jesting Spirit in The Tempest." Comparative Drama 37, 2011, pp. 417-437.
Elizabeth Hutcheon. From Shrew to Subject: Petruchio’s Humanist Education of Katherine in The Taming of the Shrew. Comparative Drama, Volume 45, Number 4, Winter 2011, pp. 315-337.
Lin, Erika T. "Recreating the Eye of the Beholder: Dancing and Spectacular Display in Early Modern English Theatre. In Congress on Research in Dance, 2010 Conference Proceedings: Embodying Power: Work over Time. Edited by Karl Rogers, supplement, Dance Research Journal 43.S1, 2011, pp. 10-19.
Cameron McFarlane. 'What's the Trick in That?' Performing Gender and History in Stage Beauty. Journal of Popular Culture 44.4, Aug. 2011. pp. 796-814.
John McGavin. Alliterative Place-Name Lists in Early Drama. Medieval English Theatre 30, 2008, pp. 45-62.
Ted McGee. The Entertainment of the French Ambassadors in England in 1564. Early Theatre 14.1, 2011, pp. 79-100.
---. Sir Thomas Benger: Ups and Downs of a Master of the Revels. Notes and Queries 58, 2011, pp. 207-8.
Caitlin McHugh. Late Seventeenth-Century Alterations to Measure for Measure. Restoration: Studies in English Literary Culture, 1660-1700, Volume 35, Number 2, Fall 2011, pp. 37-56.
James Philips. The Practicalities of the Absolute: Justice and Kingship in Shakespeare’s Richard II. ELH 2012.2, pp. 161-177.
Sien Uytterschout and Marianne Van Remoortel. "The Flemish Connection: Socio-Cultural News from London in the Ghendtsche Post-tydingen." English Studies: A Journal of English Language and Literature 92.5, Aug. 2011, pp. 537-547.
Diana Wyatt. The Untimely Disappearance of the Beverley Cycle: What the Records Can and Can’t Tell Us. Medieval English Theatre 30, 2010, pp. 26-38.
Volume 15.1 (June 2012)
Peter Parolin. Access and Contestation: Women’s Performance in Early Modern England, Italy, France, and Spain (Introduction to Volume).
James Stokes. Women and Performance in Medieval and Early Modern Suffolk.
Peter Parolin. ‘If I had begun to dance’: Women’s Performance in Kemp’s Nine Daies Wonder.
Bella Mirabella. ‘In the sight of all’: Queen Elizabeth and the Dance of Diplomacy.
Mark Hutchings and Berta Cano-Echevarría. Between Courts: Female Masquers and Anglo-Spanish Diplomacy, 1603-5.
Melinda J. Gough. Marie de Medici’s 1605 ballet de la reine: New Evidence and Analysis.
Pamela Allen Brown. ‘Cattle of this colour’: Boying the Diva in As You Like It.
Amy Tigner. The Spanish Actress’s Art: Improvisation, Transvestism, and Disruption in Tirso’s El vergonzoso en palacio.
Virginia Scott. Conniving Women and Superannuated Coquettes: Travestis and Caractères in the Early Modern French Theatre.
Medieval English Theatre
Volume 32 (2010)
David Mills. A Tale of Two Cities: Chester and Coventry in the 1490s.
Thomas Meacham. Exchanging Performative Words: Epistolary Performance and University Drama in Late Medieval England.
Gordon Kipling. The Design and Construction of Royal Entries in the Late Middle Ages.
Vicente Chacón Carmona. Singing Shepherds, Discordant Devils: Music and Song in Medieval Pastoral Plays.
Meg Twycross. Neque vox neque sensus: The Resuscitation of Wit in Wit and Science.
Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England
Symposium: Theatre History Resources
Alan H. Nelson. Hard Choices: A REED Editor Battles House Style.
Sally-Beth MacLean and Alan Somerset. From Patrons Web site to REED Online.
Grace Ioppolo. "If I could not liu by it & be honest": Putting the Henslowe-Alleyn Manuscript Archive Online.
Roslyn L. Knutson and David McInnis. The Lost Plays Database: A Wiki for Lost Plays.
Jayne Elisabeth Archer and Elizabeth Goldring. The John Nichols Project.
Rachel Kapelle. Predicting Elizabeth: Prophecy on Progress.
Sara Mueller. Early Modern Banquet Receipts and Women's Theatre.
Alan C. Dessen. The Theatre Historian as Director.
Bella Mirabella. "A Wording Poet": Othello Among the Montebanks.
New Series 39, 2011
Gillian Woods. "Strange Discourse": The Controversial Subject of Sir Thomas More.
Anjela María Mescall. Staging the Moor: Turks, Moriscos, and Antichrists in Lope de Vega's El Otomano famoso.
Jennie Votava. "The Voice That Will Drown All the City": Un-Gendering Noise in The Roaring Girl.
Sara D. Luttfring. Bodily Narratives and the Politics of Virginity in The Changeling and the Essex Divorce.
Gavin Hollis. "He would not goe naked like the Indians, but cloathed just as one of our selves": Disguise and "the Naked Indian" in Massinger's The City Madam.
Marissa Greenberg. The Tyranny of Tragedy: Catharsis in England and The Roman Actor.
Daniel Javitch. Introduction to Giovan Battista Giraldi Cinthio's "Discourse or Letter on the Composition of Comedies and Tragedies."
Giovan Battista Giraldi Cinthio, Daniel Javitch. Discourse or Letter on the Composition of Comedies and Tragedies.
Research Opportunities in Medieval and Renaissance Drama (ROMARD)
(Research On Medieval and Renaissance Drama)
Mario B. Longtin. Editor’s Notes.
David M. Bergeron. Early History of Research Opportunities in Renaissance Drama: 1956-2000.
Peter H Greenfield. RORD becomes ROMARD: 2001-2010.
Susannah Crowder. Performance in the Early Medieval West: Cultural Practice and Expression of Identity in the Marriage of Sigibert I and Brunhild.
Marie Bouhaïk-Gironès. How Can We Write the History of the Actor during the Middle Ages? (Translated by Carol Symes).
Diane Jakacki. Title Page Engravings and Re-Ordering the Quartos of A Game at Chess.
Kara Northway. It’s All in the Delivery: An Archival Study of Players’ Off-Stage Letter-Carrying.
Kelley Costigan & Martin Wiggins. Census of Renaissance Drama Productions.
Cameron Hunt McNabb. "Bite on Boldly": Staging Medieval and Early Modern Heretics. University of South Florida. Directed by Dr. Nicole Guenther Discenza.
Ann Hubert. Performing Piety: Preachers and Players in East Anglia, 1400-1520. University of Illinois. Directed by Robert W. Barrett.