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The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 13.1625  Thursday, 11 July 2002

From:           Mike Jensen <
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Date:           Wednesday, 10 Jul 2002 17:54:13 -0700
Subject:        Shakespeare Newsletter 252

The 252nd issue of *The Shakespeare Newsletter* (Spring 2002, volume
52:1) has news, articles, reviews, and features that will be of interest
to members of SHAKSPER.

News:

Just in time for the summer Shakespeare festivals is SNL's annual
feature, an alphabetical listing of 58 festivals by name, with contact
information, plays, and dates.  Sharing the cover page is Anthony B.
Dawson's popular presidential address from this year's SAA.

Inside, you will find the minutes of the December meeting of the
Columbia University Seminar (featuring George Walton Williams on *From
Folio Indirections, Finding Directions Out*), Dennis Taylor's report on
the career of Peter Milward, abstracts from the 2002 SAA seminar
*Multiple-Text Plays: Reading, Editing, Marketing and Teaching*, and
another installment of David Bruce's *Shakespeare Quiz*.

Articles:

*Furnivall, Gervinus, and the Germanization of the New Shakespere
Society* by Marvin Spevack, on tensions between 19th century German and
English Shakespeareans

*Some "Amens" in Shakespeare* by our SHAKSPER pal John W. Velz, a look
at how Shakespeare used the word "amen" and what that tells us

*Petruchio's Priest-beating and Marino Faliero* by Rodney Stenning
Edgecombe, finding that Shakespeare may have been aware of Faliero when
composing *Shrew* and other plays.

Reviews:

*The Shakespeare Collection*, a series of children's book from Oxford
University Press

*Othello: New Critical Essays*, edited by Philip C. Kolin

A performance review of the Public Theatre's *Othello*

*Performing Shakespeare in Japan*, edited by Minami Ryuta, Ian
Carruthers, and John Gillies

The Pegasus Shakespeare Bibliographies series, *Shakespeare and the
Renaissance Stage to 1616* and *Shakespearean Stage History 1616-1998*,
both edited by Hugh M. Richmond, along with a review of that series'
*Hamlet*, edited by Michael E. Mooney

Features:

Michael Best on the meeting of the Australian and New Zealand
Shakespeare Association

Grace Tiffany's "Review of Periodicals"

Michael P. Jensen's "Talking Books" interview with Jill L. Levenson

Shakespeare Newsletter is a wonderful bargain at just $3.75 an issue
($4.25 outside the U.S.). Two-year subscriptions ($30 US, $34 foreign)
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,
Contributing Editor

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