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Early Theatre 15.1

 

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 23.188  Tuesday, 15 May 2012

 

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Date:         May 14, 2012 2:19:10 PM EDT

Subject:     Early Theatre 15.1 (June 2012)

 

Early Theatre  15.1 (2012)

Special Issue: Access and Contestation:  Women’s Performance in Early Modern  England, Italy, France, and Spain

Guest Editor:  Peter Parolin

 

Introduction:

Access and Contestation: Women’s Performance in Early Modern England, Italy, France, and Spain

Peter Parolin 

 

Articles:

Women and Performance in Medieval and Early Modern Suffolk

James Stokes 

 

‘If I had begun to dance’: Women’s Performance in Kemps Nine Daies Wonder

Peter Parolin 47

 

‘In the Sight of All’: Queen Elizabeth and the Dance of Diplomacy

Bella Mirabella 

 

Between Courts: Female Masquers and Anglo-Spanish Diplomacy, 1603–5

Mark Hutchings and Berta Cano-Echevarría 

 

Marie de Medici’s 1605 ballet de la reine: New Evidence and Analysis

Melinda J. Gough 

 

‘Cattle of this colour’: Boying the Diva in As You Like It

Pamela Allen Brown 

 

The Spanish Actress’s Art: Improvisation, Transvestism, and Disruption in Tirso’s El vergonzoso en palacio

Amy L. Tigner 

 

Conniving Women and Superannuated Coquettes: Travestis and Caractères in the Early Modern French Theatre

Virginia Scott 

 

Book Reviews:

 

Melissa Croteau and Carolyn Jess-Cooke (eds). Apocalyptic Shakespeare: Essays on Visions of Chaos and Revelation in Recent Film Adaptations. Jefferson, NC and London: McFarland, 2009.

Reviewed by Catherine Silverstone 

 

Jane Hwang Degenhardt and Elizabeth Williamson (eds).  Religion and Drama in Early Modern England: The Performance of Religion on the Renaissance Stage. Aldershot and Burlington: Ashgate, 2011.

Reviewed by Erin E. Kelly 

 

Eugene Giddens. How to Read a Shakespearean Play Text. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.

Reviewed by Brett D. Hirsch 

 

Max Harris. Sacred Folly: A New History of the Feast of Fools. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press, 2011.

Reviewed by Abigail Ann Young 

 

Natasha Korda. Labors Lost: Women’s Work and the Early Modern English Stage. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2011.

Reviewed by Susan C. Frye 

 

Robert Mullally. The Carole: A Study of a Medieval Dance.  Aldershot and Burlington: Ashgate, 2011.

Reviewed by Emily F. Winerock 

 

Kristen Poole. Supernatural Environments in Shakespeare’s England: Spaces of Demonism, Divinity, and Drama. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2011.

Reviewed by Ian McAdam

 

Federico Schneider. Pastoral Drama and Healing in Early Modern Italy. Aldershot and Burlington: Ashgate, 2010.

Reviewed by Alexandra Coller 244

 

Virginia Scott. Women on the Stage in Early Modern France, 1540–1750. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010.

Reviewed by Claire Sponsler 247

 

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