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Article in Vancouver Sun

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.1233  Friday, 15 June 2000.

From:           Sean Lawrence <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Thursday, 15 Jun 2000 10:24:21 -0700
Subject:        Article in Vancouver Sun

Hi, all.

There's an article in today's (Thursday's) Vancouver Sun on Shakespeare,
and the ever-growing commercial appeal of the works.  You can find it at
http://www.vancouversun.com/newsite/entertainment/4280168.html

Cheers,
Se


TOC: Shakespeare Quarterly (Summer 2000)

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.1232  Friday, 15 June 2000.

From:           Frank Whigham <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Thursday, 15 Jun 2000 10:12:03 -0500
Subject:        TOC: Shakespeare Quarterly (Summer 2000)

SHAKESPEARE QUARTERLY

CONTENTS, Summer 2000 (51.2)

ARTICLES

Deaths in the Family: The Loss of a Son and the Rise of Shakespearean
Comedy
Richard P. Wheeler

Bad Memories of Margaret?  Memorial Reconstruction Versus Revision in
The First Part of the Contention and 2 Henry VI
Barbara Kreps

Fragments of Nationalism in Troilus and Cressida
Matthew Greenfield

NOTES

George MacDonald's 1885 Folio-based Edition of Hamlet
Ann Thompson

Early Exits:  An Open Letter to Editors
George Walton Williams

"You that walk i'th Galleries": Standing and Walking in the Galleries of
the Globe Theatre
Tiffany Stern

SHAKESPEARE PERFORMED
Shakespeare at Stratford-upon-Avon: Summer and Winter, 1999-2000
Russell Jackson

BOOK REVIEWS

David Daniell, ed.The Arden Shakespeare Julius Caesar.
Copp


_Early Music_ Issue on Ireland

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.1230  Friday, 15 June 2000.

From:           Frank Whigham <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Date:           Thursday, 15 Jun 2000 08:01:04 -0500
Subject:        _Early Music_ Issue on Ireland

[From: An H-Net List for the Society for the Anthropology of Europe
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Dear Colleagues,

I am Consulting Editor for the May 2000 issue of _Early Music_ (OUP),
devoted to the topic of Irish sources. It contains papers from an
international team of scholars, most of whom are members of the
International Research Group for Music of the Medieval Celtic Regions
(MMCR), of which I am Coordinator.

Although the topic may be a little marginal to the interests of most
members of the list, I thought it worth mentioning in case there are any
medievalists and/or people with a specific interest in Irish Studies
among you who might not otherwise come across this publication.

_Early Music_ is not as technical or as highly specialised as many a
musicological journal, one of its aims being to reach a varied
readership including those with a serious but more general interest.
You are cordially enjoined to take a look at it in your music libraries
where it should arrive quite soon. It enjoys wide international
circulation.

As Consulting Editor, I have made quite conscious attempts to emphasise
sociological aspects where possible, as have several of my colleagues.

With reference to Irish artistic expression, there is much food for
thought and further debate on questions of cultural identity and music,
in particular with reference to that old chestnut, the British/Irish
centre-periphery problem. This and the equally woolly concept of an
Irish/European dichotomy reflects one of the most persistent examples of
bipolar thinking in commentary the arts in Ireland. The pluralist
realities thereby become lost in an over-emphasis on questions of
presumed (mono)cultural identity, local accent, and regional
distinctiveness - a long legacy of nationalist political thinking which
still retains its hold in much of the prevailing discourse on this
topic.

I have therefore used the opportunity to bring up several matters which
are rarely debated in international musicology, including the
encouragement of a 'four nations' figurational approach (as favoured by
the historian, Hugh Kearney).

A particular problem in musicology is the tendency at the centre to
relegate the Celtic-speaking regions to a backwater of folklife
exoticisms, thereby rendering quite impossible any discussion of other
aspects of artistic expression in their local contexts. And when the
(former) empire bites back it often tends to do so in rather defensive
manner by over-justification in terms of what is the 'genuine' article
and what is not - i.e., is it 'Irish'? and if not, it does not really
qualify for serious comment and analysis. Value judgements of 'should'
and 'ought', 'good' and 'bad', are still liberally sprinkled throughout
the pages of even the most recent books on music coming out of Ireland.

Topics covered in this issue include: new research on Irish chant;
secular music and the role of musicians in medieval Irish society;
studies of iconography and archaeology of music in Ireland; Irish
missionary activity in the middle ages and its legacy in the German
lands; the use of musical instruments and performance practice questions
in medieval liturgical and secular music; Dublin keyboard instruments,
c.1560-1860, their makers, performers and audiences; late medieval
anthems from Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin. Reviews of relevant
recordings (including discussion of 'Irish music' as a problematic
term).

Contributors: Barra Boydell, Patrick Brannon, Ann Buckley, Sara Casey,
Martin Czernin, Theodore Karp,  Paul Nixon, Altramar Medieval Ensemble
(Jann Cosart, Angela Mariani, Chris Smith, David Stattelman).

For further details, please make direct contact with _Early Music_,
Oxford University Press, 70, Baker St, London W1M 1DJ, UK. Tel.
020-76.16.59.02; Fax  76.16.59.01.

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Queries and expressions of interest are welcome, in which case please
contact me at the address below.

Best wishes,
Ann Buckley
Darwin College
Cambridge CB3 9EU
England
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Parallel Texts

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.1231  Friday, 15 June 2000.

From:           Drew Whitehead <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Thursday, 15 Jun 2000 15:51:59 +1000 (GMT+1000)
Subject:        Parallel Texts

Dear List Members,

I am currently in the process of devising a model for an on-line
parallel text edition of the first and second quartos of The Maid's
Tragedy and I was wondering if any list members have any particular
edition (electronic or printed) that they have found useful.  I am aware
of The Enfolded Hamlet and of the A & B Faustus at the Perseus Project.
Any information on what people like or dislike about parallel texts
would also be appreciated.

Drew Whitehead
Dept. of English
University of Queensland

Vol 148 Transactions Historical Society Lancashire

The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.1229  Friday, 15 June 2000.

From:           Thomas Jackson <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:           Wednesday, 14 Jun 2000 14:18:12 -0400
Subject:        TOC: Vol 148 Transactions Historical Society Lancashire and
Cheshire

David Shotter: Roman north-west England: the process of annexation

C. B. Phillips: 'Lord of the towne' urban identity and culture in later
Tudor and Stuart Stockport

Alison Maddock: Water course management and flood prevention in the Alt
level. Lancashire. 1589-1779

Short notes:

Andrew Breeze: The Celtic names of Cabus, Cuerden, and Wilpshire in
Lancashire

Robert Philpott: Three Byzantine coins found near the north Wirral coast
in Merseyside

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