MRDS Newsletter: Recent Publications Spring 2008
Clifford Davidson. Festivals and Plays in Late Medieval Britain. Aldershot, England; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2007.
Clifford Davidson, Martin W. Walsh, and Ton J. Broos. Everyman and Its Dutch Original, Elckerlijc. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University, for Consortium for the Teaching of the Middle Ages, 2007.
Christina Fitzgerald. The Drama of Masculinity and Medieval English Guild Culture. The New Middle Ages Series. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
John Fletcher. The Tamer Tamed, or The Womans Prize. Celia R. Daileader and Gary Taylor, Eds. Manchester: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.
Heather Hill-Vásquez. Sacred Players: The Politics of Response in the Middle English Religious Drama. Washington, DC: Catholic U of America P, 2007. vii, 229 pp.
Peter Holland, Ed. Shakespeare, Memory and Performance. Cambridge, UK; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Tony Howard. Women as Hamlet: Performance and Interpretation in Theatre, Film and Fiction. Cambridge, UK; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2007.
David N. Klausner (ed. and introd.) and Karen Sawyer Marsalek (ed.). "Bring Furth the Pagants": Essays in Early English Drama Presented to Alexandra F. Johnston. Studies in Early English Drama. 9. Toronto, ON: U of Toronto P, 2007.
"Star Turns or Small Companies?"
"'Young Men Will Do It': Fun, Disorder, and Good Government in York, 1555: Some Thoughts on House Book 21."
"The Southwest Entertains: Exeter and Local Performance Patronage."
"Coming Home: Provincial Gentry Families: Their Performers, Their Great Halls, Their Entertainments, and REED."
Caroline M. Barron.
"Pageantry on London Bridge in the Early Fifteenth Century."
"The Ordo Paginarum Revisited, with a Digital Camera."
"REED York, Volume 3, the 'Revivals.'"
Garrett P. J. Epp
"Doubting Thomas: 'Womans Witnes' and the Towneley Thomas Indie."
David N. Klausner
"The Modular Structure of Wisdom."
"On Bombshells and Faulty Assumptions: What the Digby Conversion of Saint Paul Really Did with the Acts of the Apostles."
"Some Theological Issues in Chester's Plays."
K. Janet Ritch
"The Role of the Presenter in Medieval Drama."
Karen Sawyer Marsalek.
"'Awake Your Faith': English Resurrection Drama and The Winter's Tale."
"One Hell of an Ending: Staging Last Judgment in the Towneley Plays and in Doctor Faustus A and B."
Robert A. Logan. Shakespeares Marlowe: The Influence of Christopher Marlowe on Shakespeares Artistry. Aldershot, 2007.
C. Edward McGee. Playing Spaces in Early Womens Drama. Cambridge, UK; New York: Cambridge University Press, c2006.
A. D. Nuttall. Shakespeare: The Thinker. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2007.
Hohn Parker. The Aesthetics of Antichrist: From Christian Drama to Christopher Marlowe. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2007.
Barbara Ravelhofer. The Early Stuart Masque: Dance, Costume, and Music. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006.
Bryan Reynolds. Transversal Enterprises in the Drama of Shakespeare and his Contemporaries: Fugitive Explorations. Basingstoke, UK; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006.
Virginia Scott and Sara Sturm-Maddox. Performance, Poetry and Politics on the Queen's Day: Catherine De Medicis and Pierre de Ronsard at Fontainbleau. Aldershot, England; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2007.
Matthew Steggle. Laughing and Weeping in Early Modern Theatres. Aldershot, England; Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2007.
Douglas Sugano and Victor Scherb. The N-Town Plays. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University, for Consortium for the Teaching of the Middle Ages, 2007.
Carol Symes. A Common Stage: Theater and Public Life in Medieval Arras. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2007
Jeffrey H. Taylor and Alexandra Olsen. Four Levels of Meaning in the York Cycle of Mystery Plays: A Study in Medieval Allegory. Lewiston, NY: Mellen, 2006.
John Webster. The Works of John Webster: An Old-Spelling Critical Edition. Volume Three. David Gunby, David Carnegie, and MacDonald P. Jackson (eds). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Andrzej Dabrwka, "The Middle Ages after the Middle Ages," in Medievalism in the Study of European Drama and Theatre History, ed. K. Czibula, Színházvilág Világszínház (Theatre of the world - the World of theatre), Rci Kiad: Budapest 2008, pp. 23-37.
Clifford Davidson, "Symbolic Engagement in Everyman," in Text, Language and Interpretation: Essays in Honour of Keiko Ikegami, ed. Yoshiyuki Nakao et al. (Tokyo: Eihosha, 2007), 29--41.
Jlia Demeter, "Hungarian School Theatre. A Short Survey", in Színhzvilg Vilgszínhz, ed. K. Czibula. Rci Kiad: Budapest 2008, pp. 38-60.
Darryll Grantley, "Morality and Interlude Drama." in A Companion to Medieval English Literature and Culture c. 1350-c. 1500, ed. Peter Brown. Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture. 42. Oxford, England: Blackwell, 2007, pp.473-87.
Barbara Gusick. "Christ's Healing of the Lame Man in the York Cycle's Entry into Jerusalem: Interpretive Challenges for the Newly Healed." Fifteenth-Century Studies, 31 (2006), pp. 80-105.
Derrick Higginbotham. "Impersonators in the Market: Merchants and the Premodern Nation in the Croxton Play of the Sacrament." Exemplaria: A Journal of Theory in Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 19:1 (2007 Spring), pp. 163-82.
Pamela King. "York Mystery Plays," in A Companion to Medieval English Literature and Culture c. 1350-c. 1500. ed., Peter Brown. Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture. 42. Oxford, England: Blackwell, 2007, pp. 491-506.
Daniel Kline. "Doing Justice to Isaac: Levinas, the Akedah, and the Brome Play of Abraham and Isaac," in Emmanuel Levinas and Medieval Literature, English and Rabbinic, ed. Ann W. Astell and Justin Jackson. Duquesne University Press
Roger A. Ladd. "'My condicion Is Mannes Soule to Kill' - Everyman's Mercantile Salvation." Comparative Drama, 41:1 (2007 Spring), pp. 57-78.
John McKinnell, "The Narrator as Everyone's Voice: A Project to Produce the Ecerinis of Albertino Mussato," in The Narrator, the Expositor, and the Prompter in European Medieval Theatre, ed. Philip Butterworth. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 2007. xiv, pp. 93-108.
Márta Zsuzsanna Pintr, "Les succes et problemes de l'dition des anciennes ouvres de thtre hongroises," , in Színhzvilg Vilgszínhz, ed. K. Czibula. Rci Kiad: Budapest 2008, pp. 61-69.
Richard Rankin Russell. "The Dramatic Conversion of Nicholas Barber in Barry Unsworth's Morality Play." Renascence: Essays on Values in Literature, 58:3 (2006 Spring), pp. 221-39.
Jill Stevenson. "The Pod Project," Theatre Journal 59.4 (2007): 656-8.
Stephen Wright, "Genres of Sanctity: Literary Representations of Archbishop Richard Scrope," in Richard Scrope: Archbishop, Rebel, Martyr, ed. Jeremy Goldberg (Donington, UK: Watkins, 2007), 114-138.
Spela Zakelj. "Dramska ironija v miraklu u moraliteti." Primerjalna Knjizevnost, 29:1 (2006 June), pp. 35-50.
Volume 41 Winter 2007-08 No. 4
"I desyre to be paid": Interpreting the Language of Remuneration in Early Modern Dramatic Archives
David M. Bergeron
Wherefore Verona in The Two Gentlemen of Verona
Merrall Llewelyn Price
Re-Membering the Jews: Theatrical Violence in the N-Town Marian Plays
The Merchant of Venice, the Arab-Israeli Conflict, and the Perils of Shakespearean Appropriation
Robert L. Reid
Sacerdotal Vestiges in The Tempest
Early Modern Literary Studies
13.3 (January, 2008)
The Queens Voice: Elizabeth Is Christian Prayers and Meditations
The Merchant Formerly Known as Jew: Redefining the Rhetoric of Merchantry in Shakespeares Merchant of Venice
The Theatricality of Transformation: cross-dressing, sexual misdemeanour and gender/sexuality spectra on the Elizabethan stage, Bridewell Hospital Court Records, and the Repertories of the Court of the Aldermen, 1574-1607
Bradley D. Ryner
Commodity Fetishism in Richard Bromes A Mad Couple Well Matched and its Sources
11.1 (June 2008)
Sheila K. Christie
A Crisis of Gerontocracy and the Coventry Play
Thomas Heywood and the Portrayal of Female Benefactors in Post-Reformation England
Touring, Women, and the Professional Stage
Rachel E. Poulsen
The "plentiful Lady-feast" in Bromes A Madd Couple Well Matcht
Charles Fitz-Geffry and the "Wars of the Theatres" (Note)
Medieval and Renaissance Drama in England
Forum: Race, Racism, and Performance on the Early Modern Stage
Racial Impersonation on the Elizabethan Stage: The Case of Shakespeare Playing Aaron
The Folly of Racism: Enslaving Blackface and the Natural Fool Tradition
Moorish Dancing in The Two Noble Kinsmen
Alison A. Chapman
Ophelias "Old Lauds": Madness and Hagiography in Hamlet
"Now wole I a newe game begynne": Staging Suffering in King Lear, the Mystery Plays, and Grotiuss Christus Patiens
Curtains on the Shakespearean Stage
Imagining the Actors Body on the Early Modern Stage
"Ick verstaw you niet": Performing Foreign Tongues on the Early Modern Stage
Medieval English Theatre
Volume 28 (2006)
'By example and gode reason': Reconsidering commonplaces and the law in Fulgens and Lucres
Le Régisseur Toujours sur les Planches: Gustave Cohen's construction of the medieval 'meneur de jeu'.
Boys and female impersonators in the Amsterdam theatre of the seventeenth century
A Note on the term morality
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Research Opportunities in Medieval and Renaissance Drama (ROMRD)
Volume VLVII, 2008
Royal Freight: City-Crown Conflict in Anthony Mundays 1610 Londons Love to the Royal Prince Henry
The Kings Privates: Sex and the Soldiers Place in John Fletchers The Humorous Lieutenant (ca. 1618)
Wrangling Livestock, Dragons, and Children: Practical Stagecraft and Its Thematic Consequences in the Augsburg St. George Play (c. 1486)
Kelley Costigan and Martin Wiggins
Census of Renaissance Drama Productions
Volume 26, Number 1, Spring 2008
"High" Art and "Low" Blows: Titus Andronicus and the Critical Language of Pain
Katherine Steele Brokaw
Coriolanus, Antitheatricalism and Audience Response
Volume 59, Number 1, Spring 2008
Paul E. J. Hammer
Shakespeare's Richard II, the Play of 7 February 1601, and the Essex Rising
"Noises, Sounds, and sweet airs": The Burden of Shakespeares Tempest
From Britannia to England: Cymbeline and the Beginning of Nations
The Summoning of Everyman
Director: Douglas Morse
Writer: Petrus Dorlandus
Grandfather Films. 2007