Call for Book Reviews

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The Shakespeare Newsletter seeks reviewers for the following monographs and essay collections:

    Aebischer, Pascale and Kathryn Prince, eds. Performing Early Modern Drama Today. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012.

    Bromley, James M. Intimacy and Sexuality in the Age of Shakespeare. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012.

    Caines, Michael. Shakespeare & the Eighteenth Century. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.

    Carson, Christie and Peter Kirwan, eds. Shakespeare and the Digital World: Redefining Scholarship and Practice. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2014. Print.

    Clare, Janet. Shakespeare's Stage Traffic: Imitation, Borrowing and Competition in Renaissance Theatre. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2014.

    Gurr, Andrew, and Farah Karim-Cooper, eds. Moving Shakespeare Indoors: Performance and Repertoire in the Jacobean Playhouse. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014.

    Gray, Patrick, and John D. Cox, eds. Shakespeare and Renaissance Ethics. UK: Cambridge University Press, 2014.

    Hartley, Andrew James. Shakespeare & Political Theatre: In Practice. Hampshire, UK: Palgrave MacMillan, 2013.

    Hartley, Andrew James, ed. Shakespeare on the University Stage. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.

    Huang, Alexa and Elizabeth Rivlin, eds. Shakespeare and the Ethics of Appropriation. Hampshire, UK: Palgrave MacMillan, 2014.

    Ichikawa, Mariko. The Shakespearean Stage Space. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013.

    Knowles, Katie. Shakespeare's Boys: A Cultural History. Hampshire, UK: Palgrave MacMillan, 2014.

    Loughnane, Rory and Edel Semple, eds. Staged Transgression in Shakespeare's England. Hampshire, UK: Palgrave MacMillan, 2013.

    Loxley, James and Mark Robson. Shakespeare, Jonson, and the Claims of the Performative. New York: Routledge, 2013.

    Paul, J. Gavin. Shakespeare and the Imprints of Performance. Hampshire, UK: Palgrave MacMillan, 2014.

    Prescott, Paul and Erin Sullivan, eds. Shakespeare on the Global Stage: Performance and Festivity in the Olympic Year. London: Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2015.

    Pye, Christopher. The Storm at Sea: Political Aesthetics in the Time of Shakespeare. Bronx: Fordham University Press, 2015.

    Saval, Peter Kishore. Reading Shakespeare through Philosophy. New York: Routledge Studies in Shakespeare, 2014.

    Stanton, Kay. Shakespeare's 'Whores': Erotics, Politics, and Poetics. Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

    Starks-Estes, Lisa S. Violence, Trauma, and 'Virtus' in Shakespeare's Roman Poems and Plays Transforming Ovid. Hampshire, UK: Palgrave MacMillan, 2014.

    Tartamella, Suzanne M. Rethinking Shakespeare's Skepticism: The Aesthetics of Doubt in the Sonnets & Plays. Pittsburgh: Duquesne University Press, 2014.

    Warley, Christopher. Reading Class: Through Shakespeare, Donne, and Milton. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014.

    Wells, Stanley. Great Shakespeare Actors: Burbage to Branagh. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.

    Werstine, Paul. Early Modern Playhouse Manuscripts and the Editing of Shakespeare. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2012.

    Williams, Deanne. Shakespeare and the Performance of Girlhood. Hampshire, UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.

    Worthen, W.B. Shakespeare Performance Studies. UK: Cambridge University Press, 2014.

If interested in reviewing any of these books, or if you would like to review a recent book-length publication not listed above, please email us at shnl@iona.edu by Sept 20, 2015 with the following information:

1. Full name, affiliation, and professional status.

2. Book(s) to review (please limit your selection to up to 2 of the above works).

3. Brief CV

Selected reviewers will receive a copy of the books to be reviewed. Authors of printed book reviews will receive the issue of The Shakespeare Newsletter that contains their work. Book reviews might also appear on our new blog, "In The Glassy Margents".

The Shakespeare Newsletter's book reviews typically range between 1000 and 2000 words. We ask reviewers to follow MLA format and style guidelines.

A biannual, peer-reviewed publication as of Fall 2015, The Shakespeare Newsletter was founded in 1951 by Professor Louis Marder, who had developed it into a widely-read Shakespearean resource by the time he retired as Professor of English at the University of Illinois, Chicago Circle. Published at Iona College with editors John Mahon and Thomas Pendleton since 1991, it is now edited by Thomas Moretti and Amy Stackhouse, with John Mahon advising as Senior Editor. Every issue of The Shakespeare Newsletter includes news, book reviews, brief critical essays, summaries of journal articles, interviews, and theater reviews by scholars across the globe. For more information, please visit our website.

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