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Press Release: Shakespeare Magazine
Shakespeare Electronic Conference, SHK 7.0868.  Thursday, 21 November 1996.

From:           Michael C LoMonico <
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Date:           Wednesday, 20 Nov 1996 23:11:23 EST
Subject:        Shakespeare Magazine Press Release


Georgetown University and Cambridge University Press are proud to announce the
publication of SHAKESPEARE, a new magazine for Shakespeare enthusiasts,
scholars, and teachers.

The premiere issue which was just published includes an interview with Donald
Foster about the Funeral Elegy, and several articles on Hamlet including an
interview with Kenneth Branagh about his new film,  four veteran teachers'
approaches to teaching Hamlet, and Hamlet on the Internet.  In addition,  a
kindergarten teacher writes how she uses The Tempest, Pericles, and The
Winter's Tale to assist in the cognitive and moral growth of her students.

The magazine's publishers are Michael Collins, Dean of summer school and
continuing education and professor of English at Georgetown University, Peggy
O'Brien, former head of education at the Folger Shakespeare Library in
Washington, D.C.and currently vice-president for education at the Corporation
for Public Broadcasting,  and Keith Rose,  editor at Cambridge University

Nancy Goodwin, a teacher from Clinton, OK and Michael LoMonico, a teacher from
Stony Brook, NY  have been named editors.   Deborah Warin, assistant dean of
summer and continuing education at Georgetown University has been named
managing editor.

Board members include Jeanne Addison Roberts,  American University; Judith
Elstein, Atlantic City H.S.;  Rex Gibson, Cambridge University Press;  Miriam
Gilbert, U of Iowa;  Joan Langley, Oregon Shakespeare Festival;  Trisha Nash,
Chandler (AZ) H.S.;  Patti Slagle, Seneca (Louisville, KY) H.S.;  and Michael
Tolaydo, St. Mary's College of Maryland.

Subscriptions are $12 for one year (3 issues).  Please send your name and
address to:
Georgetown University
PO Box 571006
Washington, DC 20057-1006

More information is available at

For inquries about submissions contact us at

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