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Shakespeare Newsletter 251
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.1349  Saturday, 18 May 2002

From:           Mike Jensen <
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Date:           Thursday, 16 May 2002 19:32:12 -0700
Subject:        Shakespeare Newsletter 251

The 251st issue of "The Shakespeare Newsletter" (Winter 2001-02, volume
51:4) has news, articles, reviews, and features that will be of interest
to members of SHAKSPER.

News:

The lead article is an inquiry into the Sanders Portrait (displayed on
page 1 of the issue):  Jeffrey Kahan asks, "Is the Sanders Portrait
Genuine?" Also on page 1 is a report on Shenandoah Shakespeare Express's
new theater, which is a replica of the Blackfriars.

Inside, you will find the minutes of the November meeting of the
Columbia University Seminar (featuring SHAKSPERian Tony Burton during
the discussion), a story about the new Director of the Folger
Shakespeare Library, and abstracts from "Shakespeare on Film: An
Electronic Seminar" at the 2001 SAA.

Articles:

"Cum Notis Variorum: Thomas Davies, Eighteenth-Century Commentator on
Shakespeare--Marginalia and Published Notes" by Bernice W. Kliman

"The Mermaid on the Dolphin's Back" by John T. Noonan, Jr.

"Invocations to the Gods in 'King Lear': A Second Opinion" by George
Walton Williams

Reviews:

The Arden Three "King Henry VI, Part 3," edited by John D. Cox and Eric
Rasmussen

"Hamlet: New Critical Essays," edited by Arthur Kinney

A performance review of The Shakespeare's Society's "Book in Hand"
production of "Much Ado About Nothing"

Features:

Michael Best's "Electronic Shakespeare" on summer festivals, with
internet addresses

Karoline Szatek's "Table of Contents"

Grace Tiffany's "Review of Periodicals"

Michael P. Jensen's "Talking Books" interview with Alan Dessen

Two-year subscriptions ($30 US, $34 foreign)to this quarterly journal
are preferred. Subscribers outside the U.S. should use a credit card to
save on extortionate bank charges.

Please send subscription orders to:
"The Shakespeare Newsletter"
Iona College
New Rochelle, NY 10801

Mike Jensen

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