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The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 12.1676  Monday, 2 July 2001

From:           Takashi Kozuka <
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Date:           Monday, 02 Jul 2001 12:22:22
Subject:        Conference (Update)

Dear SHAKSPEReans

I'm delighted to announce that Professor Helen Cooper will join us at
our conference "New Directions in Biographies of Shakespeare, Marlowe
and Jonson" (22-23 September 2001). Please be kind to find the detail
below.

For enquiries about the conference, please e-mail me at

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Thank you.

Best wishes,

Takashi Kozuka
Centre for the Study of the Renaissance
University of Warwick (UK)

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NEW DIRECTION IN BIOGRAPHIES OF SHAKESPEARE, MARLOWE & JONSON

A Two-Day International Conference to be Held at King Edward VI School,
Stratford-upon-Avon, on 22-23 September 2001

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For a long period biography seemed a dead issue in literary and theatre
studies. Now a number of scholars are writing biographies of early
modern authors. Why has this change taken place? This conference will
explore the "new directions" in the biographies of three Elizabethan and
Jacobean playwrights: Shakespeare, Marlowe, and Jonson. It will examine
the most recent biographical studies of the playwrights and attempt to
chart a course for future studies.

Participants include:

  - Helen Cooper (Oxford, UK)
  - Lloyd Davis (Queensland, Australia)
  - Ian Donaldson (Cambridge, UK)
  - Katherine Duncan-Jones (Oxford, UK)
  - Richard Dutton (Lancaster, UK)
  - Peter Holland (The Shakespeare Institute, UK)
  - Lisa Hopkins (Sheffield Hallam, UK)
  - J. R. Mulryne (Warwick, UK)
  - Alan H. Nelson (UC, Berkeley, USA)
  - David Riggs (Stanford, USA)
  - Margaret Shewring (Warwick, UK)
  - Stanley Wells (The Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, UK)
  - Richard Wilson (Lancaster, UK)
  - Blair Worden (Sussex, UK)

Conference Fee: 

 

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