The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.0853 Wednesday, 20 March 2002
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
* "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.
IN THE CLASSROOM
* "The Inclusive Shakespeare"
Jennifer A. Gerdes Borek illustrates some ways to use Howard
theory of Multiple Intelligences to teach students with learning
NEWS ON THE RIALTO
* Charles Weinstein reviews Liev Schreiber's portrayal of Iago at the
* Susan Schneider reviews Campbell Scott's Hamlet video.
* John Ford reports on the opening of the Blackfriars Playhouse in
* 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
* A compendium of courses, conferences, and theatre performances
As a bonus with this issue, we are featuring several Hamlet fictions as
on-line supplements to the magazine. These are available at
* "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
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