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Shakespeare Magazine Winter 2002
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.0853  Wednesday, 20 March 2002

From:           Mike LoMonico <
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Date:           Wednesday, 20 Mar 2002 09:02:45 -0500
Subject:        Shakespeare Magazine Winter 2002

Shakespeare magazine, sponsored by Georgetown University and Cambridge
University Press, begins its 6th year of publication with an issue
exploring Hamlet.  Volume 6, Issue 1 is currently in the mail and
attempts to answer the question: "Who is Hamlet?"


   * "Hamlet and the Truthful Dead:  What a long strange trip it's been"
     Gary Baughn, a high school teacher, relates how he came to terms
     the Dane.
   * "Confessions of an Erstwhile Hamlet-Hater"
     Deborah Payne Fisk, an American University theatre scholar, tells
   * "Finding Young Hamlet"
     John R. Ford looks at three recent productions.
   * "Wipe that Smile off Your Face, Mona Lisa"
     Georgetown professor Bruce R. Smith explains how he uses a
     exercise to de-center Hamlet.
   * A cartoon, "Alas, Poor Bob" by Keith Robinson and Lisa Wasserman.



   * "The Inclusive Shakespeare"
     Jennifer A. Gerdes Borek illustrates some ways to use Howard
     theory of Multiple Intelligences to teach students with learning

And also:


   * Charles Weinstein reviews Liev Schreiber's portrayal of Iago at the
     NYSF/Public Theatre.
   * Susan Schneider reviews Campbell Scott's Hamlet video.
   * John Ford reports on the opening of the Blackfriars Playhouse in
     Staunton, VA.
   * A preview of the Stratford Festival of Canada's 50th Anniversary
   * The Bare Bodkins Theatre Company in Sioux Falls, SD performs Hamlet
     with a very pregnant Gertrude.
   * A review of Bernice Kliman's book, "Approaches to Teaching
     Shakespeare's Hamlet."
   * A compendium of courses, conferences, and theatre performances
     the world.

As a bonus with this issue, we are featuring several Hamlet fictions as
on-line supplements to the magazine. These are available at

Hamlet Fictions:

   * "Why I Won't Play Hamlet Ever Again" a one-act play by Sandeep
   * "Mom, Shakespeare, and Me" a short five-act play by Clare Higgins
   * "The Witness" a short story by Ronald Morris
   * "Ophelia in the Garden" a poem by Carmelo Militano

Subscription information is also available at

Michael LoMonico, Editor
Shakespeare Magazine

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